Sunstorm (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
336
Utgivningsdatum
2006-04-01
Förlag
Gollancz
Medarbetare
Baxter, Stephen
Dimensioner
179 x 110 x 20 mm
Vikt
140 g
SAB
He.01
ISBN
9780575078017
Sunstorm (häftad)

Sunstorm

A Time Odyssey, Book Two

Häftad Engelska, 2006-04-01
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Two of the biggest names in SF together again; the sequel to the acclaimed TIME'S EYE The observatory on the moon has the proof. Life on earth will be incinerated in April 2037 by a massive solar flare. It is building down and it is unstoppable. With only 18 months until doomsday mankind must unite and embark on the most ambitious engineering project ever: the construction, at the La Grange point between the sun and the earth, of a deflecting mirror the diameter of our home planet. The price of failure? Extinction. One scientist, an expert on the sun, predicted the flare. One person who knew nothing about the sun nevertheless knew the exact date that life on earth would come to an end. She had witnessed the bizarre time dislocations brought by the 'eyes'. She knows who is responsible. This is hard SF in the grand tradition of the genre.
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Praise for Time' s Eye " A rousing adventure." - The New York Times Book Review""" Wonderfully entertaining . . . a story that engrosses you with its dramatized ideas about the nature of existence . . . You won' t set the book down either to eat or sleep or work if you can help it." - Chicago Tribune" "" By the end, when two of history' s most ambitious conquerors meet, we are so thoroughly invested in the characters, we can' t wait for the sequel." - Entertainment Weekly" "(Editor' s Choice) " A fast and engaging read." "- "Rocky Mountain News"" "From the Hardcover edition."

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Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead in 1917. During the Second World War he served as a radar instructor for the RAF, rising to the rank of flight-lieutenant. After the war, he entered King?s college, London taking, in 1948, his Bsc in physics and mathematics with first class honours.One of the most respected of all science-fiction writers, he has won Kalinga Prize, the Aviation Space-Writers? Prize and the Westinghouse Science Writing Prize. He also shared an Oscar nomination with Stanley Kubrick for the screenplay of 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was based on his story, ?The Sentinel?. He has lived in Sri Lanka since 1956.Stephen Baxter is the pre-eminent SF writer of his generation. Published around the world he has also won major awards in the UK, US, Germany, and Japan. Born in 1957 he has degrees from Cambridge and Southampton. He lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife.