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Vortex

(2011)
(The third book in the Spin series)
A novel by

 
 
Vortex tells the story of Turk Findley, the protagonist introduced in Axis, who is transported ten thousand years into the future by the mysterious entities called 'the Hypotheticals.' In this future humanity exists on a chain of planets connected by Hypothetical gateways; but Earth itself is a dying world, effectively quarantined.

Turk and his young friend Isaac Dvali are taken up by a community of fanatics who use them to enable a passage to the dying Earth, where they believe a prophecy of human/Hypothetical contact will be fulfilled. The prophecy is only partly true, however, and Turk must unravel the truth about the nature and purpose of the Hypotheticals before they carry him on a journey through warped time to the end of the universe itself.

Genre: Science Fiction    Get it on Google Play

Praise for this book

"Robert Charles Wilson is a hell of a storyteller." - Stephen King


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Used availability for Robert Charles Wilson's Vortex

Hardback Editions

July 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: Vortex (Spin)
Author(s): Robert Charles Wilson
ISBN: 0-7653-2342-7 / 978-0-7653-2342-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

August 2012 : Paperback
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Title: Vortex
Author(s): Robert Charles Wilson
ISBN: 2207112225 / 978-2207112229
Publisher: Editions Denoel
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2012 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Vortex (Spin)
Author(s): Robert Charles Wilson
ISBN: 0-7653-6320-8 / 978-0-7653-6320-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

July 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Vortex
Author(s): Robert Charles Wilson
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


July 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Vortex
Author(s): Robert Charles Wilson
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

May 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Vortex (Spin Book 3)
Author(s): Robert Charles Wilson
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK   


July 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Vortex (Spin Book 3)
Author(s): Robert Charles Wilson
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA