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Celestial Matters

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by Richard Garfinkle

Celestial Mattersis a startling novel of hard SF in which the scientific beliefs of the ancient Greeks are literal fact. The empire of Alexander the Great has lasted a thousand years, and for a thousand years it has been at war with the empire of the … see full wiki

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Author: Richard Garfinkle
Publisher: Tor Books
2 reviews about Celestial Matters
review by . August 09, 2010
What if the Greeks were right?
My emotional reaction on seeing the cover of this book was one of utter fascination.  How could this be?  A whole new genre, in my experience---blending tropes from the science-fiction of “the future,” with a whole new breed, not only of “what could happen,” but, “what if this had happened instead” (alternate history) and “what if things actually worked like this” (alternate science)…       Well, I would recommend …
Quick Tip by . August 08, 2010
Ever wondered what would life be like if your assumptions about science weren't right? I recommend this book to the beginner of alternative science and history.
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