The Engines of God (Priscilla

The Engines of God (Priscilla "Hutch" Hutchins Series #1)

by Jack McDevitt

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Overview

The first Priscilla Hutchins novel from Jack McDevitt, hailed by Stephen King as “the logical heir to Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke.”

Humans call them the Monument-Makers. An unknown race, they left stunning alien statues on distant planets in the galaxy. Each relic is different. Each inscription defies translation. Yet all are heartbreakingly beautiful.

And for planet Earth, on the brink of disaster, they may hold the only key to survival for the entire human race.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780441002849
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/01/1995
Series: Priscilla "Hutch" Hutchins Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 187,178
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.15(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jack McDevitt is a former naval officer, taxi driver, customs officer and motivational trainer. He is a multiple Nebula Award finalist who lives in Georgia with his wife Maureen.

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“The logical heir to Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke.”—Stephen King

Praise for The Engines of God

“Splendid. Not since Arthur C. Clarke’s Rendezvous with Rama has the discovery of artifacts of alien intelligence been treated so skillfully.”—Baltimore Sun

“McDevitt gives us interstellar archeology rendered with mystery, deftly turned ideas, echoing atmosphere, and steady tension. He delivers a compelling tale with a steady hand.”—Gregory Benford

“McDevitt is at his best award-winning style in this intelligent and wide-ranging novel.”—Kirkus Reviews

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