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Thread: epic space exploration novel
October 22nd, 2012, 05:17 PM #16
awesome guys. got lots of suggestions here. also. AE Van Vogt is one of my all time favorites so i have a nice collection of his stuff already, including Voyage.
October 22nd, 2012, 07:57 PM #17
Ill throw Blindsight by Peter Watts in. No planets explored, just a BDO of sorts. An awesome book that I know youll love. And, its free! You can get it from his website.
I loved Pushing Ice too. My only complaint with it was the end. Reynolds reallllly needs to expand on that book with some short stories.
October 26th, 2012, 02:02 PM #18
October 27th, 2012, 04:33 PM #19
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In The Ocean Of Night and Across The Sea Of Suns by Gregory Benford (titles link to the Wikipedia articles on the two novels - be warned there are spoilers). The first is basically "artififact arrives in Solar System", the second probably fits the details of the original request far better but I would recommend reading the first for background knowledge if nothing else. They're the two precursor novels to Benford's Galactic Centre tetralogy (which is also worth reading).
October 28th, 2012, 07:25 AM #20