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Blind sight

by Terri Persons

  • 52 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Officials and employees -- Fiction,
  • Saint Clare, Bernadette (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Precognition -- Fiction,
  • Minnesota -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Terri Persons.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3616.E797 B55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22552246M
    ISBN 109780385526531
    LC Control Number2008041781

      Blindsight is the Hugo Award–nominated novel by Peter Watts, "a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive" (The Globe and Mail). Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since—until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet.4/5(72). NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF BLIND SIGHT. by Carol O'Connell. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE LOCAL BOOKSELLER GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The twelfth in a series of clever crime novels featuring scary-smart Kathy Mallory (It Happens in the Author: Carol O'connell.

    Alien-contact tale in which humans are at least as weird as the aliens. Eighty years from now, denizens of Earth become aware of an alien presence when the sky fills with bursts of light from dying Fireflies, tiny machines that signal to a supergiant planet far beyond the edge of the solar system. If you could sum up Blind Sight in three words, what would they be? Good addition to series. Too long between books. What did you like best about this story? The characters are old friends. What three words best describe Barbara Rosenblat’s performance? Rich voice. Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you? Insight into Malory.

      Blind Sight (Book): O'Connell, Carol: "The nun was dead. Her body lay on the lawn outside Gracie Mansion, the home of New York City's mayor, and it wasn't alone. There were four of them altogether. They'd been killed at different times, in different places, and dumped there. There should have been five--but the boy was missing. Jonah Quill, blind since birth, sat in a car driven by a killer.   Set in , Peter Watts' Blindsight is fast-moving hard SF that pulls readers into a futuristic world where a mind-bending alien encounter is about to unfold. After the Firefall, all eyes are /5(2).


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Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned/5(). Product details Series: A Mallory Novel (Book 12) Hardcover: pages Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons (Septem ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds ( /5().

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the author is clearly a highly intelligent sort, PhD and everything, and the novel is full of Exra Hard Science Action. but i think folks are really mislabeling Blindsight if they consider it to be genuine Hard Science Fiction. to put it in the corniest of terms: this is a novel about the human condition.

look at the dystopic details of this future Earth, Blind sight book the cast of characters 4/5. Blind Sight, the 12th book in Carol O'Connell's Kathy Mallory mystery series, begins with the disappearance of a nun and former child prostitute, the kidnapping of her blind nephew, and the appearance of four heartless Blind sight book on the lawn of the mayor.

As /5. One of the best hard SF books of the last decade and most original first-contact stories you're likely to encounter. It can be a bit of a hard read, but it's more than worth it. I've read it twice now and it was even better the second time. Upvote (0)/5(28). The information about Blind Sight shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. The Book of Oogenesis.

In the beginning were the gametes. And though there was sex, lo, there was no gender, and life was in balance. And God said, "Let there be Sperm": and some seeds did shrivel in size and grow cheap to make, and they did flood the market. And God said, "Let there be Eggs": and other seeds were afflicted by a plague of Sperm.

"Blindsight is fearless: a magnificent, darkly gleaming jewel of a book that hurdles the contradictions inherent in biochemistry, consciousness, and human hearts without breaking stride.

Imagine you are Siri Keeton. Imagine you are nothing at all. You don't have to; Peter Watts has done it 4/5(). Overview Detective Kathy Mallory chases a multiple murderer, but her real concern is the boy who is not dead-yet-in this thrilling novel from the New York Times -bestselling author.

A blind child and a Catholic nun disappear from a city sidewalk in plain sight of Author: Carol O'connell. Blindsight is the Hugo Award–nominated novel by Peter Watts, "a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive" (The Globe and Mail).

Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned.4/4(70). Blindsight is the Hugo Award–nominated novel by Peter Watts, "a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive" (The Globe and Mail).

Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since―until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet.4/5().

The extraordinary new Mallory novel from one of the most acclaimed crime writers in America. A blind child and a Catholic nun disappear from a city sidewalk in plain sight of onlookers.

There, then gone—vanished in seconds. Those who witnessed the event still cannot believe it happened. "Blindsight" is such a book." -Karl Schroeder ""Blindsight" is a tour de force, redefining the First Contact story for good.

Some of my favorite books in a long time that had just enough hints and clues to make me think and puzzle out for myself was going on. Blindsight sits in the middle for me and gave me that "outside the box" fix I'd been craving after reading a lot of near-future step-by-step breakdowns of tech application.

Set inPeter Watts' Blindsight is fast-moving, hard SF that pulls readers into a futuristic world where a mind-bending alien encounter is about to unfold.

After the Firefall, all eyes are locked heavenward as a team of specialists aboard the self-piloted spaceship Theseus hurtles. "A Tom Doherty Associates book." Includes bibliographical references Two months after the Earth is taken over by an alien species, a space probe detects a faint signal from the edge of the solar system and attempts to make contact, despite the dangers the signal hints at, relying on a linguist with multiple personalities to make the first contact and attempt a peace agreement.

Blind Sight NPR coverage of Blind Sight by Meg Howrey. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Meg Howrey. With Blind Sight being a first novel, it is therefore especially heartening to affirm that Luke Prescott, the book’s year-old voice, is as magnetic as his literary forbears [A] poignant account of a watershed summer for an engaging young man.”.

Blindsight Peter Watts, Author. Tor $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Canadian author Watts (Starfish) explores the nature. Mikal masters is an internationally recognized author, musician, songwriter, media personality and entertainer.

He is the author of the bestselling book, “Blindsight – A Quantum Life in a Human World,” a work that illuminates the potential of what is means to be a human with what we now know in this age of Quantum Science.The extraordinary new Mallory novel from one of the most acclaimed crime writers in America.

A blind child and a Catholic nun disappear from a city sidewalk in plain sight of onlookers. There, then gone—vanished in seconds. Those who witnessed the event still cannot believe it happened. It was all too real. Detective Kathy Mallory and the NYPD’s Special Crimes Unit enter.

Blindsight is the Hugo Award–nominated novel by Peter Watts, "a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive" (The Globe and Mail).

Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since—until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet/5().