The Long Utopia (Long Earth)

Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter


The fourth novel in Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter’s across the world bestselling “Long Earth” sequence, hailed as “a exceptional technological know-how fiction collaboration . . . a love letter to all Pratchett enthusiasts, readers, and enthusiasts of ask yourself all over” (Io9).

2045-2059. Human society keeps to conform on Datum Earth, its battered and weary beginning planet, because the unfold of humanity progresses through the many Earths beyond.

Lobsang, now an aged and complicated AI, suffers a breakdown, and disguised as a human makes an attempt to reside a “normal” lifestyles on one of many thousands of lengthy Earth worlds. His outdated pal, Joshua, now in his fifties, searches for his father and discovers a heretofore unknown relatives heritage. And the super-intelligent post-humans referred to as “the subsequent” proceed to conform to existence between “lesser” humans.

But an alarming new problem looms. An alien planet has someway develop into “entangled” with one of many lengthy Earth worlds and, as Lobsang and Joshua examine, its voracious denizens intend to catch, overcome, and colonize the hot universe—the lengthy Earth—they have inadvertently discovered.

World-building, the intersection of universes, the coexistence of various species, and the cosmic which means of the lengthy Earth itself are one of the mind-expanding topics explored during this intriguing new installment of Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter's amazing lengthy Earth series.

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