Neal Stephenson
Seveneves Cover

Sevenes: A Behemoth


What a beautiful behemoth of a book the first hardcover edition is... 861 pages, quality binding, and 4 top-notch illustrations that really enhance the story. It's a feast to hold in your hands. Stephenson clearly is on top of the commercial food chain. And when one starts reading, the first sentence ("The moon blew up without warning and for no apparent reason.") hits you like the instant classic first line it is. The first 50 pages are excellent, thrilling, and command a feeling of tremendous promise that is rare in any genre.

Gradually, technological and scientific exposition takes over. This is not necessarily a bad thing. But (...)

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