Science Fiction Stephen Baxter Traces

ISBN 13: 9780006498148

Traces

3.73 avg rating
( 143 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780006498148: Traces

Stories set in a variety of futures from the award-winning heir of Arthur C. Clarke: Traces gives a kaleidoscopic vision of the possibilities for humankind. There are vision of histories which differ from our own, either through small changes -- what if Germany had won WWI ('Mittelwelt') -- or through a fundamental difference in physical laws -- what if Archimedes had been right in his clockwork-like cosmological vision ('No Longer Touch the Earth'). There are visions of futures in which people struggle to survive in a variety of bizarre environments ('Downstream', 'The Blood of Angels'), or, weakened and powerless, inhabit the end of worlds ('Inherit the Earth', 'George and the Comet'). There are explorations of astonishing events of our own lifetimes, in particular the grand expansion into space ('Zemlya', 'Moon Six', 'Pilgrim 7'). These visions give an impression of the contingency of our everyday here-and-now, surrounded as it is by an infinite array of possible pasts, presents, and futures.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

'The best SF author in Britain' -SFX

About the Author:

Stephen Baxter applied to become an astronaut in 1991. He didn't make it, but achieved the next best thing by becoming a science fiction writer, and his novels and short stories have been published and have won awards around the world. His science background is in maths and engineering. He is married and lives in Buckinghamshire.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 112.83
US$ 98.40

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Stephen Baxter
Published by Voyager 1999-01-04 (1999)
ISBN 10: 0006498140 ISBN 13: 9780006498148
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Voyager 1999-01-04, 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. 0006498140 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0006498140

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 98.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Stephen Baxter
Published by Voyager (1999)
ISBN 10: 0006498140 ISBN 13: 9780006498148
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Voyager, 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006498140

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 120.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds