The Abyss Beyond Dreams

The Abyss Beyond Dreams

Chronicle of the Fallers Series, Book 1

eBook - 2014
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The wait is over. Bestselling science fiction master Peter F. Hamilton is back with the first of a new two-book saga set in his popular Commonwealth universe. Distinguished by deft plotting, a teeming cast of characters, dazzling scientific speculation, and imagination that brings the truly alien to life, The Abyss Beyond Dreams reveals Hamilton as a storyteller of astonishing ingenuity and power. The year is 3326. Nigel Sheldon, one of the founders of the Commonwealth, receives a visit from the Raiel--self-appointed guardians of the Void, the enigmatic construct at the core of the galaxy that threatens the existence of all that lives. The Raiel convince Nigel to participate in a desperate scheme to infiltrate the Void. Once inside, Nigel discovers that humans are not the only life-forms to have been sucked into the Void, where the laws of physics are subtly different and mental powers indistinguishable from magic are commonplace. The humans trapped...
Publisher: 2014
ISBN: 9780345547200
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Nov 02, 2016

Ambitious first part of two science fiction novel. Well developed characters and settings. A little thin on actual science but contains a good deal of imagination. If you enjoy a long science fiction story that takes awhile to come together then this is worth reading.

Nov 09, 2015

Peter Hamilton is, hands down, one of the best science fiction writers ever. His characters are all well rounded and the world's they live in are amazingly detailed. Some may complain that he spends too much time setting the scenes, but I enjoy the lavish details. I really enjoyed this book, and can't wait to get to the next.
As an aside, if you haven't read Pandora's Star and the sequel Judas Unchained you really need to, you won't be disappointed.

wseal2000 Dec 21, 2014

Couldn't finish it.

Dec 09, 2014

Easily one of the best books I've read all year. Emotionally invested with all the characters, and that is no easy trick. Last few pages I was laughing to tears. No kidding~
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