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We've captured some of them. Are they our saviors, or are they out to destroy us? We've seen no spaceships, received no ultimatums--but the aliens may have a more insidious plot Government agent Dan Dannerman and astronomer Patrice Adcock were kidnapped by the aliens and have been returned in altered states, cloned and implanted wi The aliens aren't coming.
Government agent Dan Dannerman and astronomer Patrice Adcock were kidnapped by the aliens and have been returned in altered states, cloned and implanted with strange devices. To what end? Before the reasons behind their abduction can be made clear, a wave of extremist threats and terrorist attacks sweeps the globe.
Are the attacks a reaction to the aliens' arrival--or a part of their plan? A race around the earth and into space begins, as humankind desperately tries to prevent the aliens from establishing a beachhead no Earth. The siege has begun. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. Published October 15th by Tor Science Fiction first published More Details Original Title.
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Very slow. About pages of not much happening for 30 pages of payoff. Definitely no Gateway. Decido oggi di sospenderne la lettura. Dalla stessa narrazione di Pohl che ho sempre amato, anche se ad oggi mi accorgo di aver letto davvero poco.. E vedremo Jun 10, Elar rated it it was ok Shelves: audiobooks. Book has too much of political arguing and too little of alien space adventure. Aug 28, Ed rated it it was ok. This book has little to recommend it over the first book in the series. On the one hand, more actually happens and the few interesting ideas present in the first book get developed a bit.
On the other hand, the author's prose devolves into strangely detailed obsessions regarding the characters' sex drives. I'm torn between thinking that Pohl is just a highschool fanfic writer and suspecting that he has some other agenda. Either way, the answer was not revealed in this book. Maybe there'll be som This book has little to recommend it over the first book in the series. Maybe there'll be something in the third book which makes me appreciate the meandering asides about the dating life of a middle-aged woman.
I haven't gotten there yet, that's for sure. Feb 05, Tammy Terrace rated it it was ok. This gets two stars just because I rate every book that I read and I reserve one star ratings for books that are so uninteresting or poorly written that I don't even finish them. This book has a lot of dry pages where it takes a long while for things to get serious but over six weeks I kept returning to the book and eventually finished it.
Gives a detailed portrayal of how government red tape halts and hinders just about anything new or different but other books demonstrate the same and do it wi This gets two stars just because I rate every book that I read and I reserve one star ratings for books that are so uninteresting or poorly written that I don't even finish them.
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Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Dan Dannerman has been through hell. Caught in the middle of an interstellar war that will end only with the death of the universe, he's been captured by aliens who call themselves the Beloved Leaders, cloned repeatedly, torn from his wife, and brutally tortured.
Sitting in a prison cell on an alien world, slowly going mad, Dan is finally freed by the Horch, the sword enemi Dan Dannerman has been through hell. Sitting in a prison cell on an alien world, slowly going mad, Dan is finally freed by the Horch, the sword enemies of the Beloved Leaders. The time has finally come for Dannerman to strike back--but at whom? Trusting neither side, Dannerman must somehow convince the Horch to send him back to Earth so he can warn humanity of the approaching alien menace. But when he finally returns he finds an Earth far stranger than he can possibly imagine, an Earth that already has two Dan Dannermans--an Earth already under seige by the Beloved Leaders Get A Copy.
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I enjoyed all three book. The Dans and Pats get a little confusing but everything works out. Jun 10, Elar rated it liked it Shelves: audiobooks. Fortunately the sequence finished strongly with new information about alien technology and their origin. Book ending was fast, but interesting. Feb 21, Tony Gleeson rated it liked it. This is the third volume of Pohl's "Eschaton" trilogy and I've obviously enjoyed the ride up to now to have remained to the end.
Pohl serves up a veritable smorgasbord of strange and intriguing concepts both scientific and metaphysical. One of the central concepts involves the exact copying of a person-- body, psyche and personality-- into numerous "carbon copies," thereby creating the quandary: What exactly constitutes an individual? Who is the "original" or "authentic" person when there is no This is the third volume of Pohl's "Eschaton" trilogy and I've obviously enjoyed the ride up to now to have remained to the end. Who is the "original" or "authentic" person when there is no difference among them?
And what does this imply about human value or human spirit? Strangely, I've encountered this same idea in several recently-read books: Richard K. This is a most interesting and entertaining trilogy but I was mildly disappointed in the final volume, which started out promisingly enough but lost complexity and appeal rapidly. It was as if Pohl had decided he had to finish the thing up and rushed to tie up the myriad loose ends he had so devilishly strewn throughout the multitudinous plot lines of the first two books while losing interest in many of his beguiling high concepts.
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A fairly leisurely pace throughout suddenly culminates in a frenzy of activity in the last few chapters-- it's like a telescoping plotline! Taking on the viewpoint of one of the duplicated characters the first book switched among several first-person points of view and the second was totally in third-person and exclusively following his adventures had lots of promise. I had a few questions at the end and less than total satisfaction. Still, Pohl's almost always worth the read, and with his usual mix of hard science, intelligent concept, and very human storytelling, he's created, for those so inclined, a three-volume trip worth the taking.
Feb 21, Miles Carter rated it it was ok. His powers of invention had by this point clearly failed him. A thoroughly mediocre tale.
Not a patch on the Heechee. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. I wanted this series to end as strong as it started, but the second book started a decline while the third book stamped a huge exclamation point on the suck. Dare I say it? The Far Shore of Time was far short of expectations. Whereas the first two novels followed a number of different points of view, this book entirely focused on the single perspective of one human trying to return to Earth in the hopes of saving his home planet from destruction.
Without going into too much detail, I will say that, by the end of the book, I was so sick of all the whining idiots that populated the pages of this novel, I hoped the enemy would just destroy the Earth -- if these people represent the best and brightest of our future, extermination might be the most honorable option.
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Only the alien races showed any admirable qualities. I'm sure that was Pohl's intention, but the execution was so ham-fisted, I found myself rolling my eyes in exasperation, more often than clenching my fists in excitement and wonder. Dec 31, Gendou rated it did not like it Shelves: fiction , science-fiction. Another disappointment from Pohl. The main character of the series, Dan, is as unfathomably ignorant and violent a douche bag as ever. No science at all in this supposedly science fiction book. When explaining how the cordless machines are powered, for example, the alien responds, "garble garble garble" because Dan's alien-talk translator implant doesn't work for technology words Turns out the bad aliens are actually the good aliens, no surprise there.
No de Another disappointment from Pohl. No detectable moral messages that aren't total crap. Oct 12, Karen Heuler rated it really liked it.