After Long Silence

9 best books like After Long Silence (Sheri S. Tepper): Just One Damned Thing After Another, The Confusion, Terms of Enlistment, Quicksilver, The City in the Middle of the Night, Anathem, Mister Miracle, The World at the End of Time, A Betrayal in Winter

Just One Damned Thing After Another
AuthorJodi Taylor
"History is just one damned thing after another."

Behind the seemingly innocuous façade of St Mary's, a different kind of historical research is taking place. They don't do 'time-travel' - they 'investigate major historical events in contemporary time'. Maintaining the appearance of...
The Confusion
AuthorNeal Stephenson
ISBN0060733357
In the year 1689, a cabal of Barbary galley slaves -- including one Jack Shaftoe, aka King of the Vagabonds, aka Half-Cocked Jack -- devises a daring plan to win freedom and fortune. A great adventure ensues -- a perilous race for an enormous prize of silver ... nay, gold ... nay, legendary gold.

In...
Terms of Enlistment
AuthorMarko Kloos
The year is 2108, and the North American Commonwealth is bursting at the seams. For welfare rats like Andrew Grayson, there are only two ways out of the crime-ridden and filthy welfare tenements, where you're restricted to two thousand calories of badly flavored soy every day:

You can hope...
Quicksilver
AuthorNeal Stephenson
ISBN0060593083
Quicksilver is the story of Daniel Waterhouse, fearless thinker and conflicted Puritan, pursuing knowledge in the company of the greatest minds of Baroque-era Europe, in a chaotic world where reason wars with the bloody ambitions of the mighty, and where catastrophe, natural or otherwise, can alter...
The City in the Middle of the Night
AuthorCharlie Jane Anders
ISBN0765379961
"If you control our sleep, then you can own our dreams... And from there, it's easy to control our entire lives."

Set on a planet that has fully definitive, never-changing zones of day and night, with ensuing extreme climates of endless, frigid darkness and blinding, relentless light, humankind...
Anathem
AuthorNeal Stephenson
ISBN0061474096
Fraa Erasmas is a young avout living in the Concent of Saunt Edhar, a sanctuary for mathematicians, scientists, and philosophers, protected from the corrupting influences of the outside "saecular" world by ancient stone, honored traditions, and complex rituals. Over the centuries, cities and...
Mister Miracle
AuthorTom King
ISBN1401283543
No prison can hold him. No trap can contain him. He is Scott Free, the worldwide celebrity sensation known as Mister Miracle, and he is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. But can he pull off the ultimate trick–and escape death itself?

Something has gone horribly wrong with the perfect...
AuthorFrederik Pohl
ISBN0586212752
Wan-To was the oldest and must powerful intelligence in the universe, a being who played with star systems as a child plays with marbles. Matter occupied so tiny a part of his vast awareness that humans were utterly beneath his notice.The colonists of Newmanhome first suffered the effects of Wan-To's...
A Betrayal in Winter
AuthorDaniel Abraham
ISBN0765313413
Daniel Abraham delighted fantasy readers with his brilliant, original, and engaging first novel, A Shadow in Summer. Now he has produced an even more powerful sequel, a tragedy as darkly personal and violent as Shakespeare's Macbeth.
 
As a boy, Otah Machi was exiled from his family, Machi's...
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