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This discounted ebundle of The Zones of Thought Series includes: A Fire Upon the Deep, The Children of the Sky, A Deepness in the Sky

“Vinge is one of the best visionary writers of SF today.” David Brin

Thousands of years in the future, humanity is no longer alone in a universe where a mind's potential is determined by its location in space, from superintelligent entities i
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Published June 13th 2017 by Tor Books
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William Lawrence
Books one and two continue a single narrative which is never completed. Book three is basically a stand-alone story with only passing reference to the original narrative that you had grown to love and with which you would expect.. closure. There is no real closure to either story. It was fun, but the story is unfinished.
Farès
Jul 02, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The first book had such a good and novel concept, I couldn't but love it.. but unfortunately the author chose to abandon that concept in the following books, to explore more mundane and common areas..ahhh such a disappointment..
Vajnis
Dec 08, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A trilogy where the two first books where great(like 4 stars!) and the last book where dull and uninteresting. Couldn't even finish reading it. Very disappointing.
Christoph Wagner
An amazing first book. But in book 2, there is a scene (if only, many, many pages!) that reminds me of a bad horror movie. You know when someone does something, and you scream "Nooo! Don’t do it!"?

Now imagine that in slow motion. Really slow motion. For 20 minutes or more, we see an extremely obvious betrayal. One with very few nuances and that becomes so obvious that even a blind person would be able to see it. And it’s still going on. Everything exactly, as one would imagine it to happen (and
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Vernor Steffen Vinge is a retired San Diego State University Professor of Mathematics, computer scientist, and science fiction author. He is best known for his Hugo Award-winning novels A Fire Upon The Deep (1992), A Deepness in the Sky (1999) and Rainbows End (2006), his Hugo Award-winning novellas Fast Times at Fairmont High (2002) and The Cookie Monster (2004), as well as for hi ...more

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