Tor/Forge Mass Market December 2016 by Macmillan

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tor sc ien ce fi ction fe brua ry 2 0 1 2 lead science fiction robert charles wilson vortex the hotly anticipated final sequel to the hugo award–winning spin vortex tells the story of turk findley the protagonist introduced in axis who is transported ten thousand years into the future by the mysterious entities called the hypotheticals in this future humanity exists on a chain of planets connected by hypothetical gateways but earth itself is a dying world effectively quarantined on-sale date 2/28/2012 isbn-13 9780765363206 ebook isbn 9781429960731 price $7.99 $8.99 can pages 368 spine 1.010 in ctn count 48 cpda/cat 30/science fiction origin tor hc 7/11 978-0-7653-2342-2 author home toronto ontario turk and his young friend isaac dvali are taken up by a community of fanatics who use them to enable a passage to the dying earth where they believe a prophecy of human/hypothetical contact will be fulfilled the prophecy is only partly true however and turk must unravel the truth about the nature and purpose of the hypotheticals before they carry him on a journey through warped time to the end of the universe itself key selling points a stephen king favorite in the summer of 2006 stephen king singled out robert charles wilson for praise in both usa today and entertainment weekly as stephen king has observed robert charles wilson writes sf that reaches a larger crossover audience of non-sf readers multiple award winning wilson has previously won aurora phillip k dick and hugo awards and vortex itself the second and final sequel after axis to the hugo-award winning spin entry point for new audience this is adventure science fiction with a fast-moving plot and it is also a stand-alone novel that can be read independently of any other praise for robert charles wilson i m not a big science fiction fan but i ll read anything with a story and a low geek factor wilson is a hell of a storyteller and the geek factor in his books is zero like battlestar galactica on tv this is sf that doesn t know it s sf… there s plenty of imagination here as well as character and heart —stephen king on spin an astonishingly successful mélange of sf thriller growing-up saga tender love story father-son conflict ecological parable and apocalyptic fable in prose 9