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Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 6:05 pm
by Dabster
Anyone else read, in the middle of reading or considering the book Seveneyes by Neal Stephenson? I am about halfway through it and amazed that I can't find mention of it anywhere in this fine forum. Sure... it has no zombies (At least so far as I've read :wink: ) but it is an epic prepper story.

I don't think I'm giving too much away when I ask... What will happen if the Earth is going to be rendered uninhabitable in two years?

So far it is very sad but I hope he will make it satisfying. He has written many of my favorites.

Re: Seveneyes

Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 6:51 pm
by JackBauer
Glad you like it so far. AGree it's a global or Macro style prepping vs individual style prepping
I've posted about Seveneves several times in this thread:

Recommendation quoted
JackBauer wrote:
Just finished Seveneves by one of my favorite authors, Neal Stephenson

Definitely a riveting sci fi apocalyptic novel. Largely different than most of the other apocalyptic novels I've read. I highly recommend it.
Be forewarned it deals with a lot of orbital science and mechanics and swarming drone theory.

Cool near future sciences abound and Stephenson really knows how to build unique worlds and cultures.
If you like Sci-Fi based Post Apoc stories you should go thru the whole thread, there's some excellent recommendations there by a lot of the ZS community

Re: Seveneyes

Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:10 am
by quazi
Just finished it. It's good. Neal Stephenson is one of my top three favorite authors.