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Generations of clones on the moon chronicle the recovery of mother Earth, which has been destroyed and deserted. Eons have passed and a new generation of clones discover that their own base on the moon had been destroyed in the past and then rediscovered and rebuilt by the man known as Sandor Pen. *** In the meantime the remnants of humanity have just started unlocking the ...more
Paperback, 46 pages
Published July 15th 2013 by Phoenix Pick (first published December 2000)
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Garlan ✌
I bought this, thinking it was a novel. Turns out its just a small "booklet" - read short story. An interesting read, but not a lot of substance for a Hugo and Nebula Award winner... ...more
Jul 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Nebula and Hugo Award Winning Novella. People, clones and robots rebuilding and rediscovering Earth to ferret out their long forgotten roots and restore the monumental achievements, memorials and relics of humanity. A story about how their rich and beautiful earthen home was destroyed. A quest to find out what makes them diversley unique. A journey to a home from centuries in the past. Technology that only leads them to everything good. Minimal scientific and quasi-scientific jargon. No Asimov's ...more
Gert De Bie
Aug 16, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: science-fiction
Verwachtingen waren hoog wegens Hugo & Nebula Award voor kortverhaal, maar beetje van kale reis teruggekomen. Goed geschreven maar geen echt verrassende visies of plots.
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Nov 30, 2017 rated it liked it
B. Clones, a galactic plague, a missing twin found and the antidote to the plague.
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Sep 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
An excellent first-person novella with excellent prose. Not to be missed for anyone who loves science fiction with sweeping ideas.
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