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The Hermetic Millennia

(2012)
(The second book in the Count to the Eschaton series)
A novel by

 
 
Continuing from Count to a Trillion, Menelaus Illation Montrose - Texas gunslinger, idealist, and posthuman genius - has gone into cryo-suspension following the discovery that, in 8,000 years, a powerful alien intelligence will reach Earth to assess humanity's value as slaves. Montrose intends to be alive to meet that threat, but he is awakened repeatedly throughout the centuries to confront the woes of an ever-changing and violent world, witnessing millennia of change compressed into a few years of subjective time. The result is a breathtaking vision of future history like nothing before imagined: sweeping, tumultuous, and evermore alien, as Montrose's immortal enemies and former shipmates from the starship Hermetic harness the forces of evolution and social engineering to continuously reshape the Earth in their image, seeking to create a version of man the approaching slavers will find worthy.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"A major figure in the recent renaissance of space opera." - Spider Robinson


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Used availability for John C Wright's The Hermetic Millennia

Hardback Editions

December 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Hermetic Millennia (The Eschaton Sequence)
Author(s): John C Wright
ISBN: 0-7653-2928-X / 978-0-7653-2928-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

November 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Hermetic Millennia: Book Two of the Eschaton Sequence (Count to a Trillion)
Author(s): John C Wright
ISBN: 0-7653-3808-4 / 978-0-7653-3808-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Kindle Editions

December 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Hermetic Millennia: Book Two of the Eschaton Sequence (Count to a Trillion 2)
Author(s): John C Wright
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA