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    • HALO: Cryptum

    • HALO, Book 7
    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Holter Graham
    • Durée: 8 h et 41 min
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    One hundred thousand years ago, the galaxy was populated by a great variety of beings. But one species - eons beyond all others in both technology and knowledge - achieved dominance. They ruled in peace but met opposition with quick and brutal effectiveness. They were the Forerunners - the keepers of the Mantle of Responsibility, the next stage of life in the Universe’s Living Time. And then they vanished. This is their story.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • little drawn out, but has good lore.

    • Écrit par Julian le 2019-05-16

    Prix: CDN$ 21,30

    • HALO: Silentium

    • HALO, Book 10
    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Euan Morton
    • Durée: 7 h et 41 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    One hundred thousand years ago, Chaos rules the final days of the Forerunner empire. The Flood - a horrifying, shape-changing, and unstoppable parasite - has arrived in force, aided by unexpected allies, and internal strife has desperately weakened Forerunner defenses.  

    Prix: CDN$ 21,30

    • The Mongoliad: The Foreworld Saga, Book 1

    • Auteur(s): Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, Mark Teppo, Autres
    • Narrateur(s): Luke Daniels
    • Durée: 13 h et 16 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In the late nineteenth century a mysterious group of English martial arts aficionados provided Sir Richard F. Burton, well-known expert on exotic languages and historical swordsmanship, a collection of long-lost manuscripts to translate. Burton’s work was subsequently misplaced, only to be discovered by a team of amateur archaeologists in the ruins of a mansion in Treiste. From Burton's translations and the original source material, the epic tale of The Mongoliad was recreated.

    Prix: CDN$ 18,51

    • HALO: Primordium

    • HALO, Book 8
    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Timothy Dadabo
    • Durée: 8 h et 59 min
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    In the company of a young girl and an old man, Chakas begins an epic journey across a lost and damaged Halo ringworld in search of a way home, an explanation for the warrior spirits rising up within, and the reason for the Forerunner Librarian’s tampering with human destiny.  

    Prix: CDN$ 23,67

    • The Forge of God

    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Stephen Bel Davies
    • Durée: 16 h et 27 min
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    On September 28th, a geologist working in Death Valley finds a mysterious new cinder cone in very well-mapped area. On October 1, the government of Australia announces the discovery of an enormous granite mountain. Like the cinder cone, it wasn't there six months ago.

    Something is happening to planet Earth, and the truth is too terrifying to contemplate

    Prix: CDN$ 39,63

    • The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century

    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear, Terry Bisson, David Brin, Autres
    • Narrateur(s): David Ackroyd, Wil Wheaton
    • Durée: 6 h et 28 min
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A walk around the block, a quick drive, before shutting down your PC ? these short story collections are perfect for when you only have a few minutes to listen."

    Prix: CDN$ 23,52

    • Anvil of Stars

    • A Sequel to The Forge of God
    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Stephen Bel Davies
    • Durée: 20 h et 50 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Forge of God described the destruction of Earth itself by self-replicating robots, Von Neumann machines designed to use the planet's mass to create more robotic creatures and spread throughout the Galaxy. Only a few humans have survived, aided by a mysterious alien race known only as “The Benefactors”, who arrived at Earth too late.

    Prix: CDN$ 39,63

    • Star Wars: Rogue Planet

    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Michael Cumpsty
    • Durée: 5 h et 20 min
    • Version abrégée
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
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    The Force is strong in 12-year-old Anakin Skywalker - so strong that the Jedi Council, despite misgivings, entrusted young Obi-Wan Kenobi with the mission of training him to become a Jedi Knight. Obi-Wan - like his slain master, Qui-Gon - believes Anakin may be the chosen one, the Jedi destined to bring balance to the Force. But first Obi-Wan must help his undisciplined apprentice, who still bears the scars of slavery, to find his own balance.

    Prix: CDN$ 29,90

    • Gateways

    • Original New Stories Inspired by Frederik Pohl
    • Auteur(s): Elizabeth Anne Hull (editor), Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, Autres
    • Narrateur(s): Oliver Wyman
    • Durée: 17 h et 48 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    It isn’t easy to get a group of bestselling SF authors to write new stories for an anthology, but that’s what Elizabeth Anne Hull has done in this powerhouse book. With original, captivating tales by Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, Ben Bova, David Brin, Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman, Joe Haldeman, Harry Harrison, Larry Niven, Vernor Vinge, Gene Wolfe, and others, Gateways is a SF event that will be a must-buy for SF readers of all tastes, from the traditional to the cutting edge; from the darkly serious to the laugh-out-loud funny.

    Prix: CDN$ 39,63

    • Eon

    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Stefan Rudnicki
    • Durée: 17 h et 4 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Perhaps it wasn't from our time, perhaps it wasn't even from our universe, but the arrival of the 300-kilometer long stone was the answer to humanity's desperate plea to end the threat of nuclear war. Inside the deep recesses of the stone lies Thistledown: the remnants of a human society, versed in English, Russian and Chinese. The artifacts of this familiar people foretell a great Death caused by the ravages of war, but the government and scientists are unable to decide how to use this knowledge.

    Prix: CDN$ 40,26

    • Darwin's Radio

    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): George Guidall
    • Durée: 17 h et 14 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In a cave high in the Alps, a renegade anthropologist discovers a frozen Neanderthal couple with a Homo sapiens baby. Meanwhile, in southern Russia, the U.N. investigation of a mysterious mass grave is cut short. One of the investigators, molecular biologist Kaye Lang, returns home to the U.S. to learn that her theory on human retroviruses has been verified with the discovery of SHEVA, a virus that has slept in our DNA for millions of years and is now waking up.

    Prix: CDN$ 52,76

    • Eternity

    • A Sequel to Eon
    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Stefan Rudnicki
    • Durée: 14 h et 15 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    The crew of the asteroid-starship Thistledown has thwarted an attack by the Jarts by severing their link to the Way, an endless corridor that spans universes. The asteroid settled into orbit around Earth and the tunnel snaked away, forming a contained universe of its own. Forty years later, on Gaia, Rhita Vaskayza recklessly pursues her legacy, seeking an Earth once again threatened by forces from within and without.

    Prix: CDN$ 33,01

    • Blood Music

    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): George Guidall
    • Durée: 10 h et 49 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Vergil's innovative experiment restructuring the cells of a common virus becomes a nightmare when, in order to save his research, Vergil injects the entire culture into his bloodstream.

    Prix: CDN$ 38,86

    • Slant

    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Christine Williams
    • Durée: 16 h et 50 min
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    In the sixth decade of the 21st century, Earth has been transformed. Nanotechnology has been perfected, giving humans the ability to change their environment and themselves down to the cellular level. And the study of the mind has brought a revolution in human psychotherapy and artificial intelligence. It's a sane and perfect world. Almost.

    Prix: CDN$ 39,63

    • The Mongoliad: The Foreworld Saga, Book 3

    • Auteur(s): Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, Mark Teppo, Autres
    • Narrateur(s): Luke Daniels
    • Durée: 22 h et 7 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    An untested group of Shield-Brethren initiates stand before the sprawling Mongol army in a bloody circus of sadistic violence, while a hardened company of their finest roam the desolate wasteland of the Mongol empire, wrapping their dead in blood-soaked soil and struggling to find the strength to fight even as they mourn. The warrior-monks, both in the East and the West, sharpen their swords for a final battle. The Khan of Khans must be slain if Christendom is to survive.

    Prix: CDN$ 24,18

    • The Mongoliad: The Foreworld Saga, Book 2

    • Auteur(s): Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, Mark Teppo, Autres
    • Narrateur(s): Luke Daniels
    • Durée: 12 h et 15 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In the aftermath of the Mongolian invasion of 1241, beleaguered Christians struggle with the presence of a violent horde and a world turned upside down. Apocalyptic fever sweeps through Europe, infecting even the most rational individuals, leaving all to wonder if they are seeing the end times - or an hour when new heroes will emerge from the ruins of cataclysmic defeat.

    Prix: CDN$ 18,80

    • Die Mongoliade

    • The Foreworld Saga 1
    • Auteur(s): Neal Stephenson, Erik Bears, Greg Bear, Autres
    • Narrateur(s): Irina von Bentheim
    • Durée: 15 h et 23 min
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    13. Jahrhundert: Eine kleine Gruppe von Kriegern und Mystikern greift zu ihren Schwertern, um Europa vor einer blutrünstigen Mongoleninvasion zu retten. Unter der Führung des Ältesten eines Ordens von Mönchskriegern begeben sie sich auf eine gefährliche Reise und stoßen auf Rätsel um verborgenes Wissen und Auseinandersetzungen zwischen mächtigen Geheimbünden, die seit Jahrtausenden die Geschehnisse der Welt maßgeblich beeinflussen.

    Prix: CDN$ 34,73

    • Moving Mars

    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Sharon Williams
    • Durée: 15 h et 26 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Mars is a colonial world governed by corporate interests on Earth. The citizens of Mars are hardworking, brave, and intelligent, but held back by their lack of access to the best education, and the desire of Earthly powers to keep the best inventions for themselves. The young Martians - the second and third generation born on Mars - have little loyalty to Earth and a strong belief that their planet can be independent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, questionable audio quality

    • Écrit par JCRW le 2019-04-21

    Prix: CDN$ 37,58

    • War Dogs

    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Jay Snyder
    • Durée: 8 h et 52 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    They made their presence on Earth known thirteen years ago. Providing technology and scientific insights far beyond what mankind was capable of. They became indispensable advisors and promised even more gifts that we just couldn't pass up. We called them Gurus. It took them a while to drop the other shoe. You can see why, looking back.

    Prix: CDN$ 39,23

    • Legacy

    • A Prequel to Eon
    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Stefan Rudnicki
    • Durée: 15 h et 53 min
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In this prequel to Eon, Greg Bear continues to explore the possibilities presented by the asteroid Thistledown, a remnant of a lost human civilization. The Way is a tunnel through space and time that leads to other worlds, some more like planet Earth than Earth itself. It is perhaps the most formidable discovery in Thistledown and with it come disputes as to the nature of the Way and how it should be used. The Way can be reached only through Axis City, the only space station of Thistledown.

    • A Prequel to Eon
    • Auteur(s): Greg Bear
    • Narrateur(s): Stefan Rudnicki
    • Série: The Way, Livre 0
    • Durée: 15 h et 53 min
    • Date de publication: 2012-03-27
    • 4 out of 5 stars 2 évaluations

    Prix: CDN$ 39,63

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