The Forge of God

The Forge of God

By Greg Bear

Tor Books, Paperback, 9780765301079, 480pp.

Publication Date: August 2001


"The Forge of God" by Greg Bear

On September 28th, a geologist working in Death valley finds a mysterious new cinder cone in very well-mapped area.

On October 1st, the government of Australia announces the discovery of an enormous granite mountain. Like the cinder cone, it wasn't there six months ago....

Something is happening to Planet Earth, and the truth is too terrifying to consider....

About the Author
Greg Bear, author of more than twenty-five books that have been translated into seventeen languages, has won science fiction s highest honors and is considered the natural heir to Arthur C. Clarke. The recipient of two Hugos and four Nebulas for his fiction, he has been called the best working writer of hard science fiction by "The Science Fiction Encyclopedia". Many of his novels, such as "Darwin s Radio", are considered to be this generations classics.Bear is married to Astrid Anderson, daughter of science fiction great Poul Anderson, and they are the parents of two children, Erik and Alexandria. His recent thriller novel, "Quantico", was published in 2007 and the sequel, "Mariposa", followed in 2009. He has since published a new, epic science fiction novel, "City at the End of Time" and a generation starship novel, "Hull Zero Three."

Praise For The Forge of God

It is the best end of the world we will see for a long time." --John Clute, New Scientist

"Bear's best novel and is certainly one of the best long works of science fiction I have read this year." --San Diego Union

"Bear takes a profound and unusual approach to hard SF." --Los Angeles Times