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Marooned in Realtime by Vernor Vinge

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ISBN 100312942958
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"Marooned in Realtime" is a sequel to "The Peace War." Their stories are independent, especially that of "The Peace War," which has a fairly decisive ending. Though I found "Marooned in Realtime" the more exciting and original of the two, I benefited significantly by reading the prequel/5(85).   Known for his rigorous hard-science approach to his science fiction, he became an iconic figure among cybernetic scientists with the publication in of his novella "True Names," which is considered a seminal, visionary work of Internet fiction. His many books also include Marooned in Realtime, Rainbows End and The Peace : Tom Doherty Associates. But it won't."Marooned in Realtime" is a minor and overlooked classic by an author who creates rich, vivid, intricately detailed worlds and characters and who excels in exploring the ramifications of advanced technology and social innovations. Vinge only bangs out a book about every three years or so, but they are well worth the wait.5/5(5). Marooned in Realtime (Peace War series) by Vernor Vinge. Multiple Hugo Award winner Vernor Vinge takes readers on a fifty-million-year trip to a future where humanity's fate will be decided in a dangerous game of high-tech survival. In this taut thriller, a Hugo finalist for Best Novel, nobody knows why there are only three hundred.

Editions for Marooned in Realtime: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ). Comprising The Peace War and Marooned in Realtime, Across Realtime melds brilliant hard-science and all-too-possible social speculation into a gripping depiction of a revolution against “peace,” a revolution that will continue beyond Paul’s time on a near-deserted Earth 50 million years in the future among a small group of survivors.   Marooned in Realtime - Ebook written by Vernor Vinge. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Marooned in Realtime/5(62). Marooned in Realtime Book Review. Hugo Award winner Vernor Vinge introduced the term Technological Singularity in his science fiction novel Marooned in Realtime. The book is a post-singularity sci fi detective story set 50 million years into the future on planet Earth where only humans have survived.

Get this from a library! Marooned in realtime. [Vernor Vinge] -- On a distant future Earth where the human race has inexplicably dwindled to some three hundred members, a secretive person harbors a deadly secret that he or she is willing to kill in order to.   Marooned in Realtime. Vernor Vinge. , 74 Ratings; $; The last few chapters do have a nice space battle and the space woman character was interesting, but overall this book was a disappointment. must have been a thin year for the Hugo's if this was a finalist. More Books by Vernor Vinge See All. A Fire Upon The Deep/5(74). Tor books by Vernor Vinge Realtime/Bobble Series The Peace War Marooned in Realtime Other Novels The Witling Tatja Grimm's World Rainbows End Collections Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge True Names At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold . Get this from a library! Marooned in realtime. [Vernor Vinge] -- " Nobody knows why there are only three hundred humans left alive on the Earth fifty million years from now. Opinion is fiercely divided on whether to settle in and plant the seed of mankind anew.