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Having lived in a monastery since childhood away from the violent upheavals of the outside world, Raz becomes one of a group of formerly cloistered scholars who are appointed by a fear-driven higher power to avert an impending catastrophe. By the author of
"Stephenson's novels have always contained more than one level, and ANATHEM continues that practice, its surface story serving as a launching pad for multiple meanings, both metaphorical and allegorical. The novel is beautifully written.... A magnificent achievement." (Starred review)
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"One of Mr. Stephenson's best skills--as he has showed in QUICKSILVER, CRYPTONOMICOM and other novels--is his ability to present a puzzle, piece by piece, in such a way that the reader can gradually arrive at a solution along with the book's narrator. He is science fiction's Agatha Christie, placing a shocking revelation in full view but revealing it one small clue at a time."
Paul Boutin, Wall Street Journal, 09/09/2008
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