Eschaton

2 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 692 ratings

Singularity Sky Publisher's Summary

Critically acclaimed author Charles Stross has mastered numerous genres, including Lovecraftian horror, fantasy, and alternate history, claiming such prizes as the Locus and Sidewise Awards. His breathtaking science fiction has earned him a Hugo Award and several additional Hugo nominations, including one for Singularity Sky.

In the 21st century, the perfection of faster-than-light travel and the rise of a prodigious artificial intelligence known as the Eschaton altered the course of humankind. New civilizations were founded across the vastness of space. Now, the technology-eschewing world known as the New Republic is besieged by an alien information plague. Earth quickly sends a battle fleet - but is it coming to the rescue, or is a sinister plot in motion?

©2009 Charles Stross (P)2009 Recorded Books, LLC
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  • Book 1

    • Singularity Sky

    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 421
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 304

    In the 21st century, the perfection of faster-than-light travel and the rise of a prodigious artificial intelligence known as the Eschaton altered the course of humankind. New civilizations were founded across the vastness of space. Now, the technology-eschewing world known as the New Republic is besieged by an alien information plague. Earth quickly sends a battle fleet - but is it coming to the rescue, or is a sinister plot in motion?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gonzo giggleworthy geekitude

    • By Noah on 11-11-10

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 2

    • Iron Sunrise

    • By: Charles Stross
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 271
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 197

    Planet Moscow is vaporized by an unnatural star explosion, prompting those who escaped to counterattack the likely culprit - planet New Dresden of the neighboring system. But New Dresden wasn't to blame, and as worlds go to war, an unseen enemy labors to destroy the universe itself.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great follow-up novel

    • By Daniel O. Buchholz on 05-10-12

    Regular price: $31.49