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A Choice of Gods

作者 Clifford D. Simak
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 A Choice of Gods:,AhandfulofhumansandamultitudeofrobotscreateanewsocietyonamysteriouslyabandonedEarthinthisbreathtakingsciencefictionclassicfromoneofthegenre'


內容簡介 A handful of humans and a multitude of robots create a new society on a mysteriously abandoned Earth in this breathtaking science fiction classic from one of the genre's acknowledged masters What if you woke up one morning on Earth . . . and no one else was there? That is the reality that greeted a handful of humans, including Jason Whitney, his wife Martha, and the remnants of a tribe of Native Americans in the year 2135. Their inexplicable abandonment had unexpected benefits: the eventual development of mental telepathy and other extrasensory powers, inner peace, and best of all, near-immortality. Now, five thousand years later, most of the remaining humans live a tranquil, pastoral life, leaving technological and religious exploration to the masses of robot servants who no longer have humans to serve. But the unexpected reappearance of Jason's brother, who had teleported to the stars many years before, threatens to change everything yet again--for John Whitney is the bearer of startling information about where Earth's population went and why--and the most disturbing news of all: They may finally be coming home again. Nominated for the Hugo Award when it first appeared in print more than forty years ago, Clifford D. Simak's brilliant and thought-provoking A Choice of Gods has lost nothing of its power to astonish and intrigue. A masterwork of speculative fiction, intelligent and ingenious, it is classic Simak, standing tall among the very best science fiction that has ever been written.


作者介紹 During his fifty-five-year career, Clifford D. Simak produced some of the most iconic science fiction stories ever written. Born in 1904 on a farm in southwestern Wisconsin, Simak got a job at a small-town newspaper in 1929 and eventually became news editor of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, writing fiction in his spare time. Simak was best known for the book City, a reaction to the horrors of World War II, and for his novel Way Station. In 1953 City was awarded the International Fantasy Award, and in following years, Simak won three Hugo Awards and a Nebula Award. In 1977 he became the third Grand Master of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and before his death in 1988, he was named one of three inaugural winners of the Horror Writers Association's Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement.


書名 / A Choice of Gods
作者 / Clifford D. Simak
簡介 / A Choice of Gods:,AhandfulofhumansandamultitudeofrobotscreateanewsocietyonamysteriouslyabandonedEarthinthisbreathtakingsciencefictionclassicfromoneofthegenre'
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9781504051125
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9781504051125
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 20.3X13.3X1.1CM
重量(g) / 231.3
語言 / 3:英文
尺寸 / 20.3X13.3X1.1CM
裝訂 / P:平裝
頁數 / 196
級別 / N:無