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Sun of Suns (Virga)

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Published by Tor Science Fiction .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science Fiction,
  • Science Fiction And Fantasy,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Science Fiction,
  • Science Fiction - Adventure,
  • Fiction / Science Fiction / General,
  • Science Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8054210M
    ISBN 100765354535
    ISBN 109780765354532
    OCLC/WorldCa71541951


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Sun of Suns puts the world-building exercises of classic Niven to shame.” —Peter Watts “Mix in one part thrilling action, one part screaming-cool steampunk tech, and one part worldbuilding and you've got Sun of Suns.

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Schroeder is a master.” —Cory Doctorow. Book Excerpts: Sun of Suns and Pirate Sun. I've made large tracts of these two Virga books available. If you want to find out what the Virga universe is all about, you can check it out here: Sun of Suns - first three chapters; Pirate Sun - complete prologue; Major Foresight Project: Crisis in Zefra.

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Schroeder has the rare and invaluable ability to develop wholly Author: Karl Schroeder. Karl Schroeder's "Sun of Suns," billed as "The First Book of Virga," is set precisely there, about which more below.

The book itself is a lighthearted space opera cum revenge tale, in which young Hayden Griffin, a citizen of the nation of Aerie, sets out to murder Admiral Chason Fanning of the nation of Slipstream, the man Hayden thinks is responsible for the deaths of his parents/5(48).

Sun of Suns (Virga, Book 1) by Karl Schroeder. Publication date Topics Science Fiction, Science Fiction - Adventure, Fiction, Fiction - Science Fiction, Fiction / Science Fiction / General, Science Fiction - General Publisher Tor Books CollectionPages:   Sun of Suns is the first book of the Virga trilogy (at least so far).

The book itself is excellent. Virga is the most original setting for a novel since Ringworld, and in many ways is even more novel and stunning. I won't bother with the synopsis that is already well covered. But the story is an extraordinarily creative synthesis of steampunk Reviews:   Karl Schroeder's "Sun of Suns," billed as "The First Book of Virga," is set precisely there, about which more below.

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This is Virga, a fullerene balloon universe three thousand kilometers in diameter.—Kirkus Reviews, starred review on Sun of Suns, a Kirkus pick for the Best of “A classic space opera full of feudal castles and wooden ships, ancient compasses, old revolvers, and frothing beakers on one hand, and flying bikes, space travel, and cyborgs on the other.” —Toronto Globe and Mail on Sun of Suns “I loved it.