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Count to a Trillion

(2011)
(The first book in the Count to the Eschaton series)
A novel by

 
 
Hundreds of years in the future, after the collapse of the Western world, young Menelaus Illation Montrose grows up in what was once Texas as a gunslinging duelist for hire. But Montrose is also a mathematical genius - and a romantic who dreams of a future in which humanity rises from the ashes to take its place among the stars.

The chance to help usher in that future comes when Montrose is recruited for a manned interstellar mission to investigate an artifact of alien origin. Known as the Monument, the artifact is inscribed with data so complex, only a posthuman mind can decipher it. So Montrose does the unthinkable: he injects himself with a dangerous biochemical drug designed to boost his already formidable intellect to superhuman intelligence. It drives him mad.

Nearly two centuries later, his sanity restored, Montrose is awakened from cryo-suspension with no memory of his posthuman actions, to find Earth transformed in strange and disturbing ways, and learns that the Monument still carries a secret he must decode - one that will define humanity's true future in the universe.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Hardback Editions

December 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: Count to a Trillion
Author(s): John C Wright
ISBN: 0-7653-2927-1 / 978-0-7653-2927-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2012 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Count to a Trillion: Book One of the Eschaton Sequence
Author(s): John C Wright
ISBN: 0-7653-6745-9 / 978-0-7653-6745-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
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September 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Count to a Trillion: Book One of the Eschaton Sequence
Author(s): John C Wright
ISBN: 1-250-31160-8 / 978-1-250-31160-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Kindle Editions

December 2011 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Count to a Trillion: Book One of the Eschaton Sequence
Author(s): John C Wright
Publisher: Tor Books
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