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“ I'm not a big science fiction fan, but I'll read anything with a story and a low geek factor. Wilson is a hell of a storyteller, and the geek factor in his books is zero. Like Battlestar Galactica on TV, this is SF that doesn't know it's SF…. There's plenty of imagination here, as well as character and heart.” —Stephen King on Spin
“ An astonishingly successful mélange of SF thriller, growing-up saga, tender love story, father-son conflict, ecological parable, and apocalyptic fable in prose that sings the music of the spheres.” —Publishers Weekly , starred review on Spin
“ Spin is many things: psychological novel, technological thriller, apocalyptic picaresque, cosmological meditation. But it is, foremost, the first major SF novel of 2005, another triumph for Robert Charles Wilson in a long string of triumphs.” —Locus
“ Of all SF writers currently alive, Robert Charles Wilson may be the best at balancing cosmic drama with human drama.” —Locus
Born in California, ROBERT CHARLES WILSON grew up in Canada. He is the author of many acclaimed SF novels including Darwinia, Blind Lake, Julian Comstock, and the Hugo Award–winning Spin.
This book is complicated. The subject matter is food for much thought. Robert Charles Wilson is a great writer. Read morePublished 3 days ago by SM
If I had remembered reading the first two books, I never would have picked up this third book. The ideas seem so good and interesting but the sci-fi elements are mostly tangential. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert Wilburn
This book isn't at the same level as Spin or Axis. While interesting, it seems to have been written because of a contract and not out of a passion to end the trilogy.Published 4 months ago by Leandro López
Something that consistently nagged at me during the first 2 books was the inconsistency of the timescale, e.g. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Heidi
The three books that make up the spin trilogy are probably Wilson's best work so far. Wilson writes hard SF, usually in the "take just one 'SF'ish idea and extrapolate it... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mark S. Henry
Read this because Spin was so incredibly good. Axis wasn't nearly as good, but at least it was a logical successor to Spin. Read morePublished 7 months ago by M. Jarrett
What a wonderful vision of how the universe might function. You will find yourself wondering how Wilson expects to tie up such huge ideas when half the book is couched in an... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Limine