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Read all three books in like three weeks and now want to read them again.
The cycle shows a rich love of continuity and depth of meaning in which I stand in awe, especially as an aspring author myself.
Stephenson is such a good writer, very detailed and I have learned about history through reading his books.
Loved reading the entire three book series! A great journey through a very interesting time for western civilization. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Ken McInnes
I never realized so much happened between 1650 and 1715: the scientific enlightenment, the confused succession of British monarchs, the reign of Louis 14th, the creation of banks,... Read morePublished 29 days ago by Dan Adams
Stephenson continues to amaze with a more-than-encyclopedic knowledge of the subject matter, and each page is stuffed with things you didn't know. That alone is worth the visit. Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Ron
It takes up pace at the end, but I thought it was slower than the first two. Like those betterPublished 2 months ago by Sebastian ossio
Like the other books in this series, this one is ginormously long, detailed and dense. But pretty much worth the effort, more or less. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mr. Gudmundur Thorisson
This is an incredibly rich and dense book. The characters are drawn in tremendous detail, and the descriptions of places meticulously bring the era to life. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jeffrey R. Myers
The trilogy ends with a flourish. His vision of the beginnings of the Enlightenment is a delight. Well described research brings the era to life, and the characters come alive. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Walter Bouldin