Publish date: 2015-05-21
Publisher: The Borough Press
Pages no: 880
Edition language: English
"The moon blew up without warning and for no apparent reason."Seveneves is an entertaining, complex and thought provoking hard-science fiction book that takes a look at humanity, the good and the bad, during an apocalyptic event. The book is split into three sections. The first sections deals wit...
What can I say. This is an amazing epic! Classic Stephenson. The moon is destroyed and the Hard Rain makes Earth uninhabitable and the human race in space is reduced to seven women thus the book title.Highly recommended! You will not be disappointed.
This is basically two books published as one, which is better, I guess, than arbitrarily splitting a long book in the middle. I’m not sure whether listening to the audio version was a mistake on this one. And although I didn’t dislike Will Damron’s narration, I’m not entirely sure why it was decided...
Wow what a great book. I love Neal Stephenson. He is one of those authors that just seems to write in a way that really flows for me. I completely understand the criticism some people have of him when they say he is long winded and spends too much time writing about things that do not move the story...
I think Mr. Stephenson is more effective in the thriller/adventure space than in the pure sci-fi genre. The premise of the moon breaking apart is good and tension builds nicely, but after so many 'crap-can-go-horribly-wrong-in-space' episodes I began to think - Ok, let's get on with the story. As ...