Ring (Xeelee Sequence #4)

Ring (Xeelee Sequence #4)

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by Stephen Baxter
     
 

Michael Poole's wormholes constructed in the orbit of Jupiter had opened the galaxy to humankind. Then Poole tried looping a wormhole back on itself, tying a knot in space and ripping a hole in time.

It worked. Too well.

Poole was never seen again. Then from far in the future, from a time so distant that the stars

Overview

Michael Poole's wormholes constructed in the orbit of Jupiter had opened the galaxy to humankind. Then Poole tried looping a wormhole back on itself, tying a knot in space and ripping a hole in time.

It worked. Too well.

Poole was never seen again. Then from far in the future, from a time so distant that the stars themselves were dying embers, came an urgent SOS—and a promise. The universe was doomed, but humankind was not. Poole had stumbled upon an immense artifact, light-years across, fabricated from the very string of the cosmos.

The universe had a door. And it was open...

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Harry Harrison
"Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein...now Stephen Baxter joins their exclusive ranks!" -- New Scientist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061056949
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Series:
Xeelee Sequence, #4
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
622,460
Product dimensions:
4.18(w) x 6.75(h) x 1.28(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Baxter is an acclaimed, multiple-award-winning author whose many books include the Xeelee Sequence series, the Time Odyssey trilogy (written with Arthur C. Clarke), and The Time Ships, a sequel to H. G. Wells's classic The Time Machine. He lives in England.

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Explores the nature of humans, and the difference the environment makes on the mindset of individuals. Well elaborated characters and a carefully thought out plot.