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Pandora's Star (Commonwealth Saga) av Peter…
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Pandora's Star (Commonwealth Saga) (utgåvan 2020)

av Peter F. Hamilton (Författare)

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The year is 2380. The Intersolar Commonwealth, a sphere of stars some four hundred light-years in diameter, contains more than six hundred worlds, interconnected by a web of transport "tunnels" known as wormholes. At the farthest edge of the Commonwealth, astronomer Dudley Bose observes the impossible: Over one thousand light-years away, a star ... vanishes. It does not go supernova. It does not collapse into a black hole. It simply disappears. Since the location is too distant to reach by wormhole, a faster-than-light starship, the Second Chance, is dispatched to learn what has occurred and whether it represents a threat. In command is Wilson Kime, a five-time rejuvenated ex-NASA pilot whose glory days are centuries behind him. Opposed to the mission are the Guardians of Selfhood, a cult that believes the human race is being manipulated by an alien entity they call the Starflyer. Bradley Johansson, leader of the Guardians, warns of sabotage, fearing the Starflyer means to use the starship--s mission for its own ends. Pursued by a Commonwealth special agent convinced the Guardians are crazy but dangerous, Johansson flees. But the danger is not averted. Aboard the Second Chance, Kime wonders if his crew has been infiltrated. Soon enough, he will have other worries. A thousand light-years away, something truly incredible is waiting: a deadly discovery whose unleashing will threaten to destroy the Commonwealth ... and humanity itself. Could it be that Johansson was right?… (mer)
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Titel:Pandora's Star (Commonwealth Saga)
Författare:Peter F. Hamilton (Författare)
Info:Pan (2020), Edition: New Edit/Cover, 1152 pages
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A great start to the Commonwealth series. Epic in scope, with great characters and great action and great technology. Everything you'd ask for from an epic scifi novel. I thought this was excellent. ( )
  Karlstar | Apr 26, 2021 |
Mote in Gods Eye but in 5x the number of pages. Abandoned 1/2 way through.

Restarted and this time I made it all the way. You know, this is a really peculiar book. I think it might be better after you've read it once-- sort of like retaking a math course. Once you know the characters, you can immerse yourself in the world. The trick is to get past the first 2/3 of the book, where exactly three things happen that move the plot forward... I counted. Once things start happening, though, they keep happening until then end where it just stops.

And that's when I finally tripped to the fact that this is not an 800 page retelling of MIGE; its a 1600 page retelling of the original, plus the logical sequel (not the one actually written which wasn't that good IMO).

Ok. So to sum up: get past the first 600 pages where *nothing* happens except background after background on about a billion characters, and realize that you're going to have to read a whole 'nother book after this one and if you can do that, settle back into the really, really populated stage- I mean crowds of actors, operatic crowds of actors - and you might enjoy it. ( )
  frfeni | Jan 31, 2021 |
Quoting Sara King; "Hard science fiction, a.k.a. technobabble, is the dry stuff that reminds you of college physics textbooks explaining cool new ideas in a very logical way. I mean, it’s neat, but you can forget the main character’s name in a couple days." And that's pretty much how I found this book. Dry. And really long-winded with forgettable characters. I really didn't care whether or not any of the characters in Pandora's Star made it or not. So, unfortunately, I quit this book. ( )
  bored_panda | Jan 8, 2021 |
A little far-flung at times, it was difficult to keep up with all of the story threads. The ending was not satisfying, as it was just a teaser for the sequel and left the entire story unresolved. ( )
  mmonette | Oct 23, 2020 |
Having read the Night's Dawn trilogy last year I knew that this book wouldn't ease the reader in gently, but I also knew that powering through the opening four hundred or so pages would let me reap the rewards, and I was right.

The problem with enormous series like Night's Dawn or the Commonwealth Saga is that there are lots of characters and worlds to introduce. It's a little distressing when every chapter opens with yet more unfamiliar names on another unfamiliar planet. But Hamilton knows how to tell a story and he intersperses these introductions with updates on the plots of other characters we've already met.

I was a little worried that I'd never remember all these people, but by the end they were all old friends with their various plot-lines slowly merging in to the grand saga. After Night's Dawn's bad guys being, well, bad guys, it was nice for this books aliens and antagonists to be genuinely alien, with human motivations thrown out of the window. Here's hoping Judas Unchained can maintain the quality of the saga's opening. ( )
  imlee | Jul 7, 2020 |
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The year is 2380. The Intersolar Commonwealth, a sphere of stars some four hundred light-years in diameter, contains more than six hundred worlds, interconnected by a web of transport "tunnels" known as wormholes. At the farthest edge of the Commonwealth, astronomer Dudley Bose observes the impossible: Over one thousand light-years away, a star ... vanishes. It does not go supernova. It does not collapse into a black hole. It simply disappears. Since the location is too distant to reach by wormhole, a faster-than-light starship, the Second Chance, is dispatched to learn what has occurred and whether it represents a threat. In command is Wilson Kime, a five-time rejuvenated ex-NASA pilot whose glory days are centuries behind him. Opposed to the mission are the Guardians of Selfhood, a cult that believes the human race is being manipulated by an alien entity they call the Starflyer. Bradley Johansson, leader of the Guardians, warns of sabotage, fearing the Starflyer means to use the starship--s mission for its own ends. Pursued by a Commonwealth special agent convinced the Guardians are crazy but dangerous, Johansson flees. But the danger is not averted. Aboard the Second Chance, Kime wonders if his crew has been infiltrated. Soon enough, he will have other worries. A thousand light-years away, something truly incredible is waiting: a deadly discovery whose unleashing will threaten to destroy the Commonwealth ... and humanity itself. Could it be that Johansson was right?

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