An exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic—a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years.What would happen if the world were ending?A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe... show more
An exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic—a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years.What would happen if the world were ending?A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity
Format: Kindle Edition
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 880
Edition language: English
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 ...
The good thing about reading the short/long lists is that it forces you to read books that you wouldn’t normally go anywhere near. Neal Stephenson’s Seveneves is a good example of this. Neal Stephenson is one of those authors who I would normally avoid. Firstly, he is a popular author and that ...
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