Seveneves (paperback, 2015, The Borough Press)

paperback, 871 pages

English language

Published Jan. 4, 2015 by The Borough Press.

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4 star (2 reviews)

When a catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb, it triggers a feverish race against the inevitable. An ambitious plan is devised to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere...

Five thousand years later, the survivors' progeny embark on another audacious journey into the unknown, to an alien world utterly transformed by cataclysm and time: Earth. --back cover

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4 star

Seveneves is a thoroughly enjoyable book not only about the future, but also the past. I was amazed at how Stephenson jumped from hard sci-fi to a quick sociological, or historical, anecdote and even managed a little political commentary. I had to stop occasionally to talk to my fiancée about it and I even woke her up a few times when I would exclaim, a little too loudly, 'I knew it!'This was the first Stephenson book that I read. I hope to get around to [book:Snow Crash|830] very shortly!
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