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The book is well written, interesting story, and really holds it grounds to (almost) the very end.
I congratulate Mr. Stross for developing such an intricate technological scene for his future society, but a single paragraph in layman's terms would suffice.
Which is really too bad, since the skeleton of the Eschaton story is the book's most interesting part.
Fast paced real scifi, no silliness. Good flow and well written. I enjoy his singularity books, makes your mind wonderPublished 16 hours ago by Lucian Badea
Poorly written. Not enough initial background information to set the stage for the story.Published 1 month ago by George M. Luttrell
I may be the lone voice of dissent, when I say this is the one novel of Stross's that I couldn't finish. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Engaging characters, fascinating speculation on what might happen in the event of a Singularity. I like the use of a society that has deliberately avoided technology as a... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tappet
Good, hard sci-fi. Stross really surprised and impressed me with this one, as I have only known his work from the Laundry series previously. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Rodion
Witty and engaging read, written with humor and steady pacing. Aspects of magical realism intersected with ruminations on interstellar commerce.Published 7 months ago by G. Tatham
Really liked the main characters, and there are some unusual elements to the story that make it different than other scifi. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Candy Carter
An unexpected gem of a find... Recommended by a stranger and right up my alley. It really floated my boat.Published 12 months ago by james
Maybe not the best of modern science fiction, but pretty dang good. Imaginative, entertaining, far better than anything I could ever aspire to, and Stross apprently writes this... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Doctor Benway