Pandora's Star Pandora's Star
Book 1 - The Commonwealth Saga

Pandora's Star

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Publisher Description

“An imaginative and stunning tale of the perfect future threatened . . . a book of epic proportions not unlike Frank Herbert’s Dune or Isaac Asimov’s Foundation trilogy.”—SFRevu

The year is 2380. The Intersolar Commonwealth, a sphere of stars, contains more than six hundred worlds interconnected by a web of transport “tunnels” known as wormholes. At the farthest edge of the Commonwealth, astronomer Dudley Bose observes the impossible: over one thousand light-years away, a star . . . disappears. Since the location is too distant to reach by wormhole, the Second Chance, a faster-than-light starship commanded by Wilson Kime, a five-times-rejuvenated ex-NASA pilot, is dispatched to learn what has occurred and whether it represents a threat.

Opposed to the mission are the Guardians of Selfhood, led by Bradley Johansson. Shortly after the journey begins, Kime wonders if the crew of the Second Chance has been infiltrated. But soon enough he will have other worries. Halfway across the galaxy, something truly incredible is waiting: a deadly discovery whose unleashing will threaten to destroy the Commonwealth . . . and humanity itself.

“Should be high on everyone’s reading list . . . You won’t be able to put it down.”—Nancy Pearl, NPR

“Recommended . . . A large cast of characters, each with his own story, brings depth and variety to this far-future saga.”—Library Journal

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2004
March 2
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
768
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House Worlds
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
10
MB

Customer Reviews

Whim1954 ,

Magnificent

World building, multiple plots and intriguing characters propel this sci-fi work to “Classic “ status. This was the book that got me hooked on Peter F. Hamilton’s Commonwealth world and then on to everything he authored. Take your time and savor every image he creates for you.

beans-72 ,

Fantastic!

The story may be long for some but the world building, characters and plots are so worth it! This is the first book I have read by this author and will be reading many more. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Meaaaaahhh ,

Superb and complex

Excellent and well done.

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