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Seveneves by Neil Stevenson

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What would happen if the world were ending? A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in outer space. But the complexities and unpredictability of human nature coupled with unforeseen challenges and dangers threaten the intrepid pioneers, until only a handful of survivors remain . . . Five thousand years later, their progeny—seven distinct races now three billion strong—embark on yet another audacious journey into the unknown . . . to an alien world utterly transformed by cataclysm and time: Earth.

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Neil Stevenson

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Neal Stephenson (sometimes "Stephenson", English Neal Stephenson ) - (October 31, 1959) American science fiction writer. Born into the family of a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Iowa and a laboratory biochemist technician. He made his debut as a novelist in 1984 with the text Big U. Author of the novel "Avalanche" (Snow Crash, 1991), which summarized the main achievements and artistic discoveries of cyberpunk. The sharp plot is based on the idea of ​​the Snow Crash virus, which can have a detrimental effect on people, both in digital reality and in biological forms. Stevenson`s merit lies in the exhaustive description of a new kind of commercial matrix in the form of the MetaUniverse as the pinnacle of technological progress. Winner of the Hugo Prize (1996). Sometimes Stevenson`s work is referred to as post-cyberpunk. He co-wrote two novels. These are "Interface" (Interface, 1994) and "Web" (Cobweb, 1996). In Stevenson`s novel Cryptonomicon (1999), systemic reminiscences are clearly observed, repeatedly referring the reader to the novel Rainbow of Gravity (1973) by the American prose writer T.

Pynchon. Stevenson`s science fiction story "Crunch" in a realistic, everyday manner, but in the recognizable style of F.

Kafka`s short stories, describes the methods of influencing a person with commercial advertising and the consequences of aggressive marketing of food and consumer goods. Novels * The Big U (1984) * Zodiac: the Eco-thriller (1988) * Avalanche (Snow Crash, 1992) * Interface (cover by Stephen Bury, co-authored with J.

Frederick George, Interface, 1994) * The Diamond Age: or A Young Lady`s Illustrated Primer, 1995 * Cobweb (cover by Stephen Bury, co-authored with J.

Frederick George, Cobweb, 1996) * Cryptonomicon , 1999) Baroque cycle: * Mercury (Quicksilver, 2003 - volume 1) * Mixing (Confusion, 2004 - volume 2) * System of the World (2004 - volume 3) * Anathem (Anathem, 2008) * The Mongoliad (2010–) * Reamde (2011) Quotes * "...

the first prayer was invented - the first infovirus, which, by a simple pronunciation, entered the bloodstream and ensured the complete religiosity of consciousness." (Avalanche) Official website: http://www.nealstephenson.com/ Personal page: http://corporation9592.com/ LiveJournal of the translator (E.M.Dobrokhotova-Maikova): http://kdm17.livejournal.com/

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