Anvil of stars

Cover of: Anvil of stars | Greg Bear

Published by Warner Books in New York .

Written in English

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StatementGreg Bear.
ContributionsBear, Greg, 1951-
The Physical Object
Pagination471 p. ;
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22401636M
ISBN 100446364037

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Anvil of Stars is the sequel to The Forge of God, written by Greg Bear. Sometimes reviewing a sequel is nearly impossible without spoiling the first book for people who hasn't read it.

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Anvil of Stars Book Review Ap From the brilliant Sci-fi author Greg Bear, Anvil of Stars book is from the Forge of God series and it is one of his earlier works.

We have the best of opinions in our review of Anvil of Stars as Greg has managed to come up with thrilling and well thought out stories even from his early days in his career. ANVIL OF STARS by Greg Bear ‧ RELEASE DATE: A book-length amplification of the last pages of The Forge of God ().

In the early s, The Forge of God and Anvil of Stars, as well as an as-yet-unwritten third book, were optioned by Warner Bros. to be made into movies. It was reported that Stephen Susco worked on a script for The Forge Of God. In JulyGreg Bear mentioned on his website that the movie is "Still under option.

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The first six hours of the book is agonizing. It is virtually all angst and neurosis of the main character, Martin. In Anvil of Stars, the multimillion-selling, Nebula Award–winning author of Eon and other science fiction masterpieces “fashions an action-packed and often thrilling plot; by using each of the well-depicted alien races to mirror human behavior, he defines what it means to be Homo sapiens/5(33).

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Anvil Of Stars () About book: Sequel to the visionary yet slow and painful Forge of God, Anvil of Stars is a completely different work, both in character and tone. After the destruction of the Earth, surviving adults settle to live out the end of their lives on Mars, while children volunteer to enact The Law, seeking vengeance for Earth.

The Forge of God (Forge of God, #1) and Anvil of Stars (Forge of God, #2)Series Works: Anvil of Stars, The Forge of God. It is not too often that a sequel outshines its predecessor, but Anvil of Stars does it with style and aplomb.

It is expansive, imaginative and still very human. It presents questions of morality and revenge, features believable character development and operates just as well on the micro scale of a small, isolated community, as on the macro.

Anvil of stars. [Greg Bear] -- The "Ship of the Law," a vessel made of the fragments of a ruined Earth, travels the galaxy, manned by teenage survivors, on a mission of revenge against the aliens who destroyed their world. Find books like Anvil of Stars (Forge of God, #2) from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Anvil of Stars (Forge of God. Home Books News Upcoming Appearances Discussion Board Biography Anvil of Stars ⇐ Back to Complete List of Books. By Greg Bear Original publication date: Series: Forge of God (Book 2) Additional Images. Click image to view larger version. Warner Brothers Paperback.

Get this from a library. Anvil of stars. [Greg Bear; Bob Eggleton; Don Puckey] -- Follows the mission of a select group of human survivors as they search in the Ship of. Get this from a library. Anvil of stars. [Greg Bear] -- Follows the mission of a select group of human survivors as they search in the Ship of Law for the aliens who destroyed their planet.

Check out this great listen on The Forge of God described the destruction of Earth itself by self-replicating robots, Von Neumann machines designed to use the planet's mass to create more robotic creatures and spread throughout the Galaxy.

Only a few humans have survived, aided by a m. Anvil of Stars is, primarily, a cathartic revenge quest for those terrorised by the obliteration of Earth and Bear fulfils this remit admirably. A lot of doubts are raised throughout this quest and many of the insecurities, deceptions and questions posed in The Forge /5(15).

by Greg Bear Book 2 in Forge Of Gold series () Publisher: Open Road Media Greg Bear’s The Forge of God described the destruction of Earth itself by self-replicating robots, Von Neumann machines designed to use the planet’s mass to create more robotic creatures and spread throughout the Galaxy.

In Anvil of Stars, a Ship [ ]. ANVIL OF STARS is the sequel to THE FORGE OF GOD but is a much different book. A group of human children volunteer (are coerced?) to board a Ship of the Law created by the alien race that saved humanity.4/5().

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The first six hours of the book is agonizing. It is virtually all angst and neurosis of the main character, Martin. What do his lovers mean to him. How is /5(4). In Anvil of Stars, the multimillion-selling, Nebula Award-winning author of Eon and other science fiction masterpieces?fashions an action-packed and often thrilling plot; by using each of the well-depicted alien races to mirror human behavior, he defines what it means to be Homo sapiens.

I read some reviews which pointed out that some aspects of the book were derivative--children in space (Ender's Game), alien and vast ancient intelligence (Vinge). and having read those books/series, the context in Anvil of Stars seemed novel and fresh.4/5().COVID Resources.

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