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Author: Neal Stephenson
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Raz, a mathematician, is among a cohort of secluded scientists and philosophers who are called upon to save the world from impending catastrophe.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Stephenson
ISBN: 9780061474095 0061474096 9780061694943 0061694940 9781843549154 1843549158
OCLC Number: 191930336
Notes: Novel.
Description: xvii, 937 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Provener --
Apert --
Eliger --
Anathem --
Voco --
Peregrin --
Feral --
Orithena --
Inbrase --
Messal --
Advent --
Requiem --
Reconstitution --
Glossary --
Addende: Calca #1-3.
Responsibility: Neal Stephenson.


Reminiscent of a cross between Mervyn Peake, H. G. Wells and Umberto Eco, another inimitably and brilliantly original novel from the bestselling author of Snowcrash and Cryptonomicon.  Read more...
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The novel is beautifully written and, even though it runs to nearly 1,000 pages, it feels somehow too short, as though we're made to leave this carefully constructed world and return to our own Read more...

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