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I had to go back and re-read the ending to make sure I hadn't missed something.
If you love "hard" science fiction where the science is a compelling part of the story you will love Incandescence, and probably all Egan's science fiction.
And speaking of the plot - just when you think the two stories are about to converge... the book ends.
I started this book and could not finish it. It was so hard to follow. Very confusing and I could never get a foothold on what was happening. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Rick Marcena
I kept waiting for the stories to come together at the end but it never happened. Skimmed through the Ark parts. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kent Smith
Two separate narratives related to two separate, yet ultimately connected species/cultures. One culture, the Amalgam, was fascinating, and the narrative was full of interesting... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Roy M. Turner
The three stories; the Aloof who are, at best, a guess as to any aspect of their involvement, the superbeing - star travelers, who morph at will and follow their hedonistic urges,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by harold l. greene
Fascinating to see General Relativity theory developed from first principles. This could be used as a text book for an introductory class.Published 2 months ago by Buck Little
Started reading the book, great price though, fast shipping. Enjoyable so far....Published 2 months ago by Norman Pollard
Took me a long while to get through this. Interesting enough premise and some story elements, but A LOT of detail on the physics of the 'splinter' world and the beings that... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Christopher Urbinsky
It is interesting to me that Egan has published an essay on his website ("Anatomy of a Hatchet Job") that critiques certain parts of reviews that were written about this... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Peter Hedman