The Forge of God
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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....
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
Tor Books, 9780765301079, 480pp.
Publication Date: August 11, 2001
About the Author
Greg Bear is the author of more than thirty books of science fiction and fantasy, including The Forge of God, Eon, Slant, and the Nebula Award winning novel Moving Mars. He has also written gaming tie-ins such as Halo: Cryptum, and Hull Zero Three. Awarded two Hugos and five Nebulas for his fiction, he is one of only two authors to win a Nebula in every category. He has been called the "Best working writer of hard science fiction" by The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. His stories have been collected into an omnibus volume by Tor Books, The Best of Greg Bear. Bear has served on political and scientific action committees and has advised Microsoft Corporation, the U.S. Army, the CIA, Sandia National Laboratories, Callison Architecture, Inc., and other groups and agencies. He is married to Astrid Anderson Bear and is the father of Erik and Alexandra.