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Proteus Combined (Proteus #1,2)

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1 • Sight of Proteus • [Proteus • 1] • (1978) • novel by Charles Sheffield
• 223 • Proteus Unbound • [Proteus • 2] • (1989) • novel by Charles Sheffield

The SFBC published the same text in 1989 but with the title as Proteus Manifest
OCLC 30406594
Paperback, 485 pages
Published April 1994 by Baen (first published 1989)
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Kaus Wei
Book 5 in my re-reading odyssey.

At this point in my odyssey, one thing has become clear: in my youth, I had little interest in the plot, or characters of whatever story I was reading. All I needed was a novel technical idea to keep me engrossed.

This book (or combination of books) is certainly not short on novel technical ideas, but it also does not have anything in the way of a great plot, or characters. I can overlook the completely different sets of supporting characters that the two 'books' m
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SFBC edition "proteus manifest" including "sight of proteus" and "proteus unbound
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Charles A. Sheffield (June 25, 1935 – November 2, 2002), was an English-born mathematician, physicist and science fiction author. He had been a President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and of the American Astronomical Society.

His novel The Web Between the Worlds, featuring the construction of a space elevator, was published almost simultaneously with Arthur C. Clarke's novel
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Other Books in the Series

Proteus (3 books)
  • Sight of Proteus (Proteus, #1)
  • Proteus Unbound (Proteus, #2)
  • Proteus in the Underworld (Proteus, #3)

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