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The Forge Of God

By Greg Bear

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A stunning novel of alien invasion from a master of the genre.

A stunning novel of alien invasion from a master of the genre

The disappearance of one of Jupiter's moons, the appearance of "little green men" in Australia and the American Southwest, and the sudden presence of unidentifiable objects on a collision course inside the Earth's core add up to the inescapable conclusion that the Earth has been invaded by an enemy it cannot fight.

Powerfully and gracefully written, the latest novel by the author of EON and BLOOD MUSIC stands far above most examples of "doomsday" science fiction.

Biographical Notes

Greg Bear has won both the HUGO and the NEBULA AWARDS. His novel EON was one of the SF novels, epic in scope and grand in concept, that was credited with re-invigorating the genre in the 1980s. His novel BLOOD MUSIC is a uniquely uplifting apocalyptic tale of evolution overtaking mankind. He lives in the USA.

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  • ISBN: 9780575096837
  • Publication date: 11 Nov 2010
  • Page count: 336
  • Imprint: Gollancz
engaging, gripping and scarily readable ... a great read. — SFFworld.com
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