The Commonwealth Saga 2-Book Bundle: Pandora's Star and Judas Unchained

By Peter F. Hamilton

Incomes comparisons to such sci-fi/fantasy greats as Frank Herbert, Isaac Asimov, and George R. R. Martin, Peter F. Hamilton is a distinctive voice in house opera. His interstellar adventures are highly formidable, wildly unique, and philosophically stimulating. Now Hamilton’s centuries-spanning Commonwealth Saga—the associated novels Pandora’s megastar and Judas Unchained—is on hand in a single epic publication bundle.
 
Contains an exciting preview of Peter F. Hamilton’s upcoming novel, The Abyss past Dreams, set within the similar universe because the Commonwealth Saga.
 
PANDORA’S STAR
JUDAS UNCHAINED
 
2380. The Intersolar Commonwealth, a sphere of stars, comprises greater than 600 worlds interconnected by way of an internet of delivery “tunnels” often called wormholes. on the farthest fringe of the Commonwealth, astronomer Dudley Bose observes the very unlikely: over a thousand light-years away, a celeb . . . disappears. because the place is simply too far-off to arrive via wormhole, the Second likelihood, a faster-than-light starship commanded via Wilson Kime, a five-times-rejuvenated ex-NASA pilot, is dispatched to benefit what has happened and no matter if it represents a threat.
 
against the undertaking are the Guardians of Selfhood. presently after the adventure starts, Kime wonders if the staff of the Second probability has been infiltrated. yet quickly adequate he'll produce other concerns. midway around the galaxy, anything really excellent is ready: a dangerous discovery whose unleashing will threaten to break the Commonwealth . . . and humanity itself.
 
Praise for the Commonwealth Saga
 
Pandora’s Star
 
“Should be excessive on everyone’s interpreting checklist . . . You won’t be ready to placed it down.”—Nancy Pearl, NPR
 
“An imaginitive and attractive story of the suitable destiny threatened . . . a ebook of epic proportions no longer in contrast to Frank Herbert’s Dune or Isaac Asimov’s origin trilogy.”SFRevu
 
“Recommended . . . a wide forged of characters, each one along with his personal tale, brings intensity and diversity to this far-future saga.”Library Journal
 
Judas Unchained
 
“An interstellar suspense mystery . . . sweeping in scope and emotional range.”San Antonio Express-News
 
“Hamilton tackles SF the way in which George R. R. Martin is tackling fable. . . . There’s a feeling of ask yourself the following that’s actually unchained.”SF Reviews
 
“Richly pleasing . . . splendidly imagined . . . Hamilton adroitly leaps from the struggles of 1 enticing, quirky personality to another.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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