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A Deepness in the Sky
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Vernor Vinge (1944 - )Vernor Steffen Vinge was born in Wisconsin in 1944. He is a retired San Diego State University Professor of Mathematics, a computer scientist and science fiction author. He is best known for his two epic space operas A Fire Upon the Deep (1992) and A Deepness in the Sky (1999), both of which won the Hugo Award and were shortlisted for the Nebula. He is the winner of 5 Hugos, 4 Prometheus Awards and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, among many others. In addition to his works of science fiction, Vinge authored the influential 1993 essay 'The Coming Technological Singularity', in which he argued that the creation of superhuman artificial intelligence will mark the point at which 'the human era will be ended', such that no current models of reality are sufficient to predict beyond it.

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A feast of imagination. As always, Vinge satisfies with richly imagined worlds and a full-flavored storyRevelatory space opera, galaxy spanning story . . . the book's immensity puts Vinge in the Golden New Age of Arthur C Clarke and Greg Bear - The TimesThe sort of epic take on a first-contact scenario that you would expect from a writer of Vernor Vinge's qualityVernor Vinge's latest novel is a triumph, continuing the most visionary, intelligent deep-space adventure of our time. Reason to cheer, indeed - and a great, long read it isVinge has done it again. A Deepness in the Sky is vivid, suspenseful, realistic. Vinge's villains are chillingly believable, and so is his vision of a hopeful tomorrow

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