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A Fire Upon The Deep - Vernor Vinge
A Fire Upon The Deep
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In 1992 Vernor Vinge amazed the science fiction world with this epic novel of star-spanning adventure. It won the Hugo Award for Best Novel, and has since become a landmark in the field. Now, with the long awaited sequel The Children of the Sky about to be published, we are proud to offer the... show more
In 1992 Vernor Vinge amazed the science fiction world with this epic novel of star-spanning adventure. It won the Hugo Award for Best Novel, and has since become a landmark in the field. Now, with the long awaited sequel The Children of the Sky about to be published, we are proud to offer the first-ever trade paperback edition of this big-screen SF classic. A Fire Upon The Deep is the winner of the 1993 Hugo Award for Best Novel.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780765329820 (0765329824)
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 430
Edition language: English
Series: Gelmė danguje (#1)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 A Fire Upon the Deep / Vernor Vinge
Thousands of years hence, many races inhabit a universe where a mind's potential is determined by its location in space, from superintelligent entities in the Transcend, to the limited minds of the Unthinking Depths, where only simple creatures and technology can function. Nobody knows what strange ...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
4.0 Vinge's A Fire Upon the Deep
This is classic high space opera on an epic scale. There are two parallel stories. One is a story of an ancient AI that has gone berserk and that is taking over and corrupting much of the Galaxy. That story is a lot like something that Dan Simmons or Iain M. Banks might right, but not quite as go...
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia rated it
4.5 A Fire Upon the Deep
In a very very far future, when humanity is but one of many races who have made it to the stars, typical human hubris accidentally awakens something ancient and malevolent, and very very smart. The only escapees of the expedition are a small family of four, with two precious cargoes: a possible mean...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
5.0 A Fire Upon The Deep (Zones of Thought)
I love me a good space opera--and this is one both grand and original. This is known as the first in the Zones of Thought series because of the structure of Vinge's galaxy. In it, there are various zones that allow for different levels of tech and intelligence. In the "Mindless Depths" of the Galact...
target acquired
target acquired rated it
5.0
children on the run. alien dogs that think as a group. power in numbers! powerful book. good dogs. although some bad dogs too. I guess fanatical is a bad personality trait, even for dogs.different flavors: adventure, medieval fantasy, comedy, hard science fiction, even horror. big ideas.thoughtful, ...
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