Radiance: A Novel
Macmillan, 2003 - 400 pagini
Born from the threat of nuclear weapons comes a program to build an impenetrable defense against them. The technical obstacles are enormous, the costs exorbitant, and the results dubious. Philip Quine didn't come to the Lab to work on weapons, but his expertise with X-rays leads him to Superbright, in theory an orbital battle-station to shoot down missiles, in reality little more than spotty test data. Superbright is only the beginning, as Quine is drawn further away from the pure physics he set out to do and deeper into the machinations of those who would use the Lab for their own monetary or ideological advantage. Radiance is a brilliant and entertaining exposé of the way in which the bright hopes and fond dreams of talented
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RADIANCE R A NOVEL To CARTER SCHOLZ MAS Praise for Radiance “ A tour - de - force. “ Scholz has a pitch - perfect ear .... There is a crackling and eerie energy to this world . " -The Washington Post Book World um PICADOR Library of ...
Praise for Radiance “ A tour - de - force of obsessive , microscopic realism and a vibrantly satirical phantasmagoria at once . It gives a terrifying glimpse of a war at the juncture of science and politics , one never fully fought or ...
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... set in motion a malign and inhuman reality , which now is beyond their control . More than a critique of corrupt science and a permanent wartime economy , Radiance is a novel of lost ideals , broken aspirations , and human costs .
A Novel Carter Scholz. R A D ] A N C E CARTER SCHOLZ PICADOR USA New York This is a work of fiction . Names , characters I: RADIANCE.
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A composer and sf writer best known for Kafka Americana, a collaboration with Jonathan Lethem, Scholz has written a remarkably accomplished first novel filled with eerily convincing insider ... Citește recenzia completă