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The bottom line is that I have no idea how Egan writes all these minor masterpieces again and again, the dude is plainly and simply a genius. Greg Egan’s collection of short stories explores the consequences of ideas we speculate upon in his fictional worlds. Cada relato es una posibilidad futura de lo mas enrevesada y en mayor o menor medida incluso plausible. As a result, sometimes the technology described can be a little dated, but this doesn’t diminish the validity and innovation of the narrative ideas.

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The average story in this collection of 18 is twenty pages long, but each one has an absurd number of nutcase ideas per page, and it’s wonderful. On se pose souvent la question. The near-future tales are often set in times that we have since reached, yet they have not become outdated like many ideas have. Reasons To Be Cheerful – A sojourn into the conscious mind and the structure of identity.

Mi experiencia con este libro ha sido curiosa: Home All editions This editionSpanish, Book edition: The secrets of the universe may be available to those willing to dive within a black hole, an object almost as impenetrable as the discussions on maths and physics.

Nothing as mindblowing as “Cutie”? There’s no way I can summarize all of the stories so I only want to talk about two, Great stuff. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads axoomatico. Comments and reviews What are comments? These short stories are a bit involved to get into, and when many of them fail to axiomatic satisfying endings, you start to feel a bit reluctant to go on reading.


That was a major theme of this collection: To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Greg Egan’s novels, and other two short story collections Luminous and Oceanicare now going to the top of my BookDepository wishlist. The physics notwithstanding, the implications are extremely interesting — how does romance change? This axiomatlco would probably be the most likely pick to adapt into a film. Can someone give me a general axiomxtico summary ASAP?

The soap opera possibilities of getting to nail different women every day are brought up, but Egan’s description of what it would be like to grow up as a child, having no frame of reference whatsoever beyond the hard-won knowledge that somewhere behind the evanescent faces you see axiimatico the mirror is you, was seriously haunting. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich axoomatico or may not sell this item. Aug 29, Outis rated it it was amazing Shelves: Both stories featuring the ‘Jewel’ are a wonderful study on the idea of consciousness.

More classic Egan exploration – love it. But as this anthology appeared in several lists the past few years, I decided to give it a axiomatiico and only after having read a few reviews to be sure I wouldn’t buy a pig in a poke.

Refresh and try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Claro, a no ser que pensemos en ello un poco.

If you’re even vaguely into science fiction, this is a must read.

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Mar 10, Leemaslibros rated it it was amazing. No need to even point out that he’s definitely not a very poetic writer in the first place and there’s definitely no improvement For instance, in ‘Mitochondrial Eve’, Egan invents the field of “quantum genopaleontology” in order to examine issues of religion, tribalism and racism.

This is a much weaker book than Diaspora, and with these stories I unfortunately found myself becoming all-too-aware of the shortcomings in that novel that I had previously been willing to overlook because of the sheer giddy weirdness of that particular post-human tale.


Egan explores this and lots of other interesting and disturbing questions in “The Cutie.

Preview — Axiomatic by Greg Egan. Jul 25, Joe Silber rated it it was amazing Shelves: Most of the stories have something to do with the way technology shapes our consciousness and identity. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Jul 08, Klerik rated it really liked it. Un libro altamente recomendable. A guided exploration of will and self. While not every story hit the bull’s-eye, the vast majority did. Jan 03, Gareth D.


Nov 26, Jason rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Go suck the nutrients out of someone else, you grasping bitch. A must read for hard sci-fi lovers. So far so good, not much different from the familiar idea of uploading your consciousness to a computer except that the computer becomes you. Muy hard en algunos casos. Wormhole dynamics is pretty complex it seems.

Perceptive and imaginative science fiction collects pieces of future lying about in our world and crafts interesting mind blowing stories based on concepts and nuggets of the science we know. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself.

A far-future tale about electronic self-aware people diving into a black hole, and about escape from “closed trapped memetic surfaces.

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