bookspacePhoto of readermy comments
 home > bookspace > my comments > comment: the dreaming void /
Subscribe via RSS 
The dreaming void
Christopher Golden
Adult Fiction HAMILTO

Comments  Summary  Excerpt  Reviews  Author Notes

From Publishers' Weekly:

In the tradition of grand-scale SF sagas that explore the potential of human evolution, this densely plotted and intensely thought-provoking opener for Hamilton's Void trilogy takes place roughly 1,000 years after the events of 2006's Judas Unchained. Humankind in the 34th century has effectively conquered mortality, but many humans are still searching for existential transcendence, and a growing number believe the answer can be found inside the Void at the galactic center. Once thought to be an enormous black hole, the Void, which supposedly contains an entire micro-universe inside an impenetrable event horizon, slowly devours stars to sustain itself. If left unchecked, it will eventually consume the entire galaxy. When the technologically augmented telepath Inigo begins experiencing revelatory dreams, his shared visions ignite a mass pilgrimage to the Void, which some believe will trigger the apocalypse. Readers can expect big ideas and big story lines as well as big cliffhangers at the novel's conclusion. (Apr.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved

From Library Journal:

In the middle of the 36th century, the research facility Centurion Station sits atop the ruins of previously unknown civilizations. Here, scientists monitor the dark area of space known as the Void, thought once to be a seeding ground for new life but now no longer active-until the dreams begin, depicting a strange new reality. The author of the "Night's Dawn" trilogy as well as Pandora's Star and other far-future novels begins a new trilogy set in his alternate universe. A trio-including a woman whose planet may soon be destroyed, a telepathic young man, and a genetically engineered detective-finds themselves as the focal point of events. Hamilton's stories are always broad in scope and panoramic in detail. Fans of the author and of sf epics will enjoy this series opener. For most libraries. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Be the first to add a comment! Share your thoughts about this title. Would you recommend it? Why or why not?

Question about returns, requests or other account details?
 Add a Comment
Submission Guidelines

Find this title in the Library Catalog
Find this title in the Library Catalog


more titles about

main characters Oliver Bascombe
Male
Engaged
Discovered an alternate, parallel realm called the Borderland; has a magical sword; tricked into killing the king of Yucatazca; he and his sister are involved in a prophecy; must stop an apocalyptic war; must escape from the royal dungeon where he is being held prisoner.
Lawyer

Collette
Female
Oliver's sister; tough-minded; father is murdered; kidnapped by the Sandman; prisoner in the Sandman's dungeon; involved in a prophecy with her brother.

Jack Frost
Male
Pursued by a creature who wants to murder him; from an alternate, parallel realm called Borderland; seeks Oliver's help.



recent comments
hcl mobile app
hclib
mobile
app
Facebook Twitter Tumblr YouTube Vimeo Flickr Federal Depository Library Federal
Depository
Library
Hennepin County Government Hennepin
County
Government
© 2014  Hennepin County Library12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305 Comments and Feedback    |    RSS