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Nebula Award winner Sheffield distinguishes himself as a writer of intelligence, humor, and a pleasing balance of hard science and interesting, engaging characters. Fans will be particularly delighted to renew their acquaintance with Bat, but readers new to Sheffield's work should take the plunge enthusiastically--this novel easily and gracefully stands alone as a story of people, science, and the puzzles that both can produce. --Roz Genessee --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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He even throws in some "SETI Cryptanalysis 101" for good measure.
Researcher Alex Ligon expects the power of the new computer will allow his predictive models to show where humanity is heading.
There is a lot going on but the plots do tie together very well in the end and make for a very compelling book.
SPOILER FREE REVIEW: This isn't an action-centric sci-fi story with space battles and homicidal aliens but rather a more cerebral story with a bit of mystery and intrigue. Read morePublished 14 months ago by amnightus
This Sheffield novel seems rushed at the end and therefore isn't very satisfying, but the journey is a lot of fun. Read morePublished on December 15, 2009 by DickStanley.
I did not know this was a trilogy until I was halfway through the book. But it did not matter. This book is also a satisfying read on its own. Read morePublished on August 23, 2009 by BlackVoid
I've been noticing a problem with science fiction I've been reading lately. The ideas and puzzles start out really 'big' and then for some reason the explanation just doesn't... Read morePublished on January 20, 2009 by Robert Gamble
Fairly decent adventure about the SETI effort continuing into the late 21st century. Gets better as it goes along.Published on December 31, 2005 by Michael Lynn Mcguire
_Dark As Day_ by Charles Sheffield is the third and final volume of his (I believe) unnamed trilogy that began with _Cold As Ice_ and continued with _The Ganymede Club_. Read morePublished on September 5, 2005 by Tim F. Martin
Those returning to the universe of Sheffield's _Cold As Ice_ and _The Ganymede Club_ will be pleased to find their old friend Bat here. Read morePublished on October 1, 2003 by Randy Stafford
But don't read it until you've also gotten Cold as Ice, and read it. The two are among the very best hard SF books anyone has written. Read morePublished on September 5, 2003 by tygerbryght
I think his book Dark as day is amazing. Chareles was my uncle. If you did or did not know this he passed away November 2,2002 of a brain tumer. Read morePublished on June 30, 2003 by jenna