Just finished Greg Bear’s latest book – downloaded as a treat to my Kindle! It was only £4.50 so what the hell. Anyway, i’ve read most of his other sci-fi books which are excellent. The Forge of God and Eternity and two of the best books i’ve read but hadn’t read him for ages.
This one is more surreal and dark and quite poetic. The language and story are both mysterious and there are some interesting ideas in there for the sci-fi fan.
In search of a new home planet, people from Earth travel at 0.2c (speed of light) towards a distant star system. Before they arrive a war breaks out on board the ship, which lasts for centuries…