By David Brin
The first three books in David Brin's award-winning classic science fiction series, the Uplift novels, in omnibus format for the first time
WINNER OF THE HUGO, LOCUS AND NEBULA AWARDSUnder the caverns of Mercury, the Sundiver Mission prepares for a momentous voyage: a journey into the blazing inferno of the sun, to seek our destiny in the cosmic order of life.For in a universe where no species can reach sentience without being 'uplifted' by a patron race, only humanity - it seems - may have climbed to the stars unaided. This is a feat that puzzles and even angers some of the ancient, mighty Galactic Clans.Now, in a saga that warps from Earth to the far-reaches of five galaxies, the greatest mystery of all may be explained . . .This omnibus contains the first three novels in David Brin's classic and award-winning science fiction series, the Uplift Saga: SUNDIVER, STARTIDE RISING and THE UPLIFT WAR.
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- ISBN: 9781841494890
- Publication date: 06 Dec 2012
- Page count: 1216
David Brin is the acclaimed Hugo and Nebula award-winning author of ten novels and two collections of short stories. He has a doctorate in astrophysics, and has been a consultant to NASA and a graduate-level physics professor. He lives in California.
His best stories surge forward with tremendous energy, each one avid to find some extrapolated consequence of its premise which will startle and challenge the reader — INTERZONE
The Uplift books are as compulsive reading as anything ever published in the genre — THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION
Brin's storytelling abilites come to the fore in THE UPLIFT WAR. He handles a large cast extremely well, and the course of the war is laid out to make a thrilling, nail-biting storyline that moves at neckbreak speed — VECTOR