Even in a genre characterized by unfettered imagination, Baxter s future universe is extraordinary in its depth, breadth, and richness of invention. Cutting-edge physics, subtle humor, time-travel paradoxes, and loopy twists combine to give readers a wonderfully original sci-fi experience. It can be read independently of Coalescent, which is set in the same universe but mostly in the present age.
Book's title: Exultant Stephen Baxter. Library of Congress Control Number: 2004052888. International Standard Book Number (ISBN): 0345457889. System Control Number: (Sirsi) 9559505. Personal Name: Baxter, Stephen. Download Exultant Stephen Baxter. leave here couple of words about this book: Tags: Air power.
Author: Stephen Baxter. Publisher: Del Rey, 2004. Working with widely differing elements of society, Red learns many secrets he’d rather not know, adjusts to new knowledge, and grows into a leadership role: he heads up Exultant, the elite squadron tasked with deploying the new weapon. Even in a genre characterized by unfettered imagination, Baxter’s future universe is extraordinary in its depth, breadth, and richness of invention.
PART ONE. In the past we humans, struggling to comprehend our place in the universe, imagined gods, and venerated them. But now we have looked across the width of the universe, and from its beginning to its end. And we know there are no gods. We are the creators of the future.
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About book: Time travel paradox bifurcate the hero's journey. Baxter has a head full of great concepts, and not all seem to make it to the page intact. The war between human and the mysterious Xeelee introduces a lot of wild concepts (most familiar among them the idea of war as Malthusian population control), but when we meet the bureaucrats on Earth who command the war effort these ideas teeter on the brink of clumsy satire; when the younger Pirius is granted an audience with one such bureaucrat, the man behind
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Baxter has an uncanny gift for mixing a punchy, cyberpunk cynicism with his resolutely hard SF story base. rivals Asimov in its boundless vision for the future evolution of humanity. For more than twenty thousand years, humans have been at war with the alien race of Xeelee. This book is only slightly better than its prequel. In the far future, humanity has conquered the galaxy, exterminated several other alien races and eliminated dissension, except for the war with the.