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THE DREAMING VOID [THE VOID TRILOGY, BOOK 1] BY PETER F. HAMILTON
by Peter F. Hamilton
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PublisherDel Rey
Release Date2007-01-01 (added to CC 2 Mar 2010)
Amazon Sales Rank1,166,071
From Publishers Weekly In the tradition of grand-scale SF sagas that explore the potential of human evolution, this densely plotted and intensely thought-provoking opener for Hamilton's Void trilogy takes place roughly 1,000 years after the events of 2006's Judas Unchained. Humankind in the 34th century has effectively conquered mortality, but many humans are still searching for existential transcendence, and a growing number believe the answer can be found inside the Void at the galactic center. Once thought to be an enormous black hole, the Void, which supposedly contains an entire micro-universe inside an impenetrable event horizon, slowly devours stars to sustain itself. If left unchecked, it will eventually consume the entire galaxy. When the technologically augmented telepath Inigo begins experiencing revelatory dreams, his shared visions ignite a mass pilgrimage to the Void, which some believe will trigger the apocalypse. Readers can expect big ideas and big story lines as well as big cliffhangers at the novel's conclusion. (Apr.) Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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