The Forge of God (Paperback)

By Greg Bear

Tor Books, 9780765301079, 480pp.

Publication Date: August 11, 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 sold his first short story, at the age of fifteen, to Robert Lowndes's Famous Science Fiction. Since then, he has written some twenty novels, including Eon, Slant, and Moving Mars. A winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards, Bear is married to Astrid Anderson, and they, and their two children, live near Seattle, Washington.

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