The dazzling novel from the acclaimed author of the groundbreaking MARS trilogy follows Galileo on an amazing journey from the dawn of the modern world to a future on the verge of a completely new scientific breakthrough.Late Renaissance Italy abounds in alchemy and Aristotle, yet it trembles on the brink of the modern world. Galileo's new telescope encapsulates all the contradictions of this emerging reality. Then one night a stranger presents a different type of telescope for Galileo to peer through, enabling him to see the world of humans three thousand years hence.
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Kim Stanley Robinson was born in 1952 and, after travelling and working around the world, has nowsettled in his beloved California. He is the award-winning author of novels including The Mars Trilogy (Red, Green and Blue Mars) and The Years of Rice and Salt as well as a number of highly praised short story collections.
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