Starfire aftermath book 2 kindle edition by charles sheffield author 3. Sep 29, 2018 charles sheffield 1998b aftermath part 01. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Charles sheffield books list of books by author charles. Accessories such as cd, codes, toys, may not be included. But here sheffield writes an excitingly paced book, full of surprises, and with trademark hard science speculations in the discussion of the astrophysics of alpha centauris supernova and the surprising distributions and characteristics of the. Charles sheffield aftermath part 01 audiobook youtube. The novel traces the effect of this on various people, from patients undergoing cancer treatment to astronauts stranded in space. On marriage and separation, a 2012 memoir by rachel cusk. Aftermath is a science fiction novel written by charles sheffield, where alpha centauri goes supernova circa 2022. Floods, fires, starvation, and disease paralyze the planet.
Amid this changed, ravaged world, three groups of survivors set out on their individual missions. The world rebuilding sort of happens on its own in the background showing the. Kim stanley robinson, author of the mars trilogy and antarctica sheffield clothes the most advanced speculations of modern science in alluring forms of beauty. Oct 16, 20 aftermath, the first in a rather ambitious postdisaster series by charles sheffield, follows multiple interwoven plot lines which follow characters from several walks of life after a supernova has wreaked havoc on earth. Considering that his plot begins in 2026 when every stratum of a collective world technology is thoroughly hardwired by ubiquitous microchips, one would. Empires end references, easter eggs, legends, and more. See all books authored by charles sheffield, including aftermath, and the years best science fiction. Jan 09, 20 listen to aftermath audiobook by charles sheffield. Sheffield clothes the most advanced speculations of modern.
Charles sheffield 1998b aftermath part 01 audiobook youtube. A supernova in the nearby alpha centauri system has apparently wiped out nearly every electronic component on the. Publishers weeklycontinuing the story begun in aftermath, sheffield ups the ante with a complex tale of personal rivalries, political intrigue, and hard science that should appeal to fans of disaster fiction and sf adventure. The remnants of war, a 1996 book by donovan webster. Kim stanley robinson, author of the mars trilogy and antarctica sheffield clothes the most advanced speculations of modern science in alluring forms of beauty and danger. Buy aftermath by sheffield, charles from amazons fiction books store. A second yarn set in the mediumfuture, wardevastated solar system of cold as ice 1992, with some of the characters in common. Charles sheffield, a mathematician and physicist, is a past president of both the american astronautical society and the science fiction writers of america, and the chief scientist of the earth satellite corporation. In the year 2032, the crew of the ship marklake are exploring a tiny moon of saturn when they stumble upon a slimelike alien lifeform that confers immortality. Kim stanley robinson, author of the mars trilogy and antarctica. Join their journeys in this gripping listen from one of the very best hard science fiction. Gary dikeos its 2026, and catastrophe has struck from an unexpected source. Later, an unexpected electromagnetic pulse destroys all unshielded computer chips, plunging the planet back to a mid. Charles sheffield 25 june 1935 2 november 2002 was an englishborn mathematician.
The alpha centauri supernova has risen like a second sun, rushing earth toward its last summer. Buy a cheap copy of aftermath book by charles sheffield. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. About charles sheffield he has published over a hundred technical papers and monographs on such subjects as nuclear physics, gravitational field analysis, and general relativity, and an equally large body of popular science articles for the layman. Thats the premise around which charles sheffields catastrophe novel aftermath is built. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. They form the ganymede club, dedicated to protecting their own longterm interests and keeping the. Sheffield centers his tale on the personal rather than the globalthree people with a very specific problem. In the nearfuture, a supernova causes utter chaos and devastation around earth. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed. See all 8 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Aftermath book by charles sheffield 3 available editions. An exploding star causes electromagnetic storms which destroy most of the worlds computers.
Future nightmares, future dreams 1994 by uncredited scientists will someday be able to rearrange the building blocks of life. An interview with charles sheffield, part two 1980 by karl t. In a blue aurora flash of gamma rays, all microchips worldwide are. Violence and the remaking of a self, a 2002 book by. In 2026, the double star system alpha centauri earths nextdoor. President saul steinmetz, who faces a crucial decision that will affect the fate of his own people. Get this book free when you sign up for a 30day trial. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist. Charles sheffield audio books, best sellers, author bio.
The washington post book world its 2026, and catastrophe has struck from an unexpected source. An interview with charles sheffield 1979 by karl t. Georgia on my mind and other places is a brilliant collection of visionary short fiction by charles sheffield, author of the ganymede club and godspeed. Science fiction writers often base a plot on changing one variable in a set that readers simply accept as universal givens. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Browse charles sheffields bestselling audiobooks and newest titles.
The great sheffield flood photo gallery the aftermath 1 john gunson spent a sleepless night at the home of one of the companys overseers, george swinden, in bradfield. The stories are mildly amusing, sometimes gross sewage recycling seems to feature quite heavily, and usually have some sfnal core to the plot. Charles sheffield 19352002 was an englishborn mathematician, physicist, and author of both nonfiction and science fiction. In aftermath, charles sheffield posits our earth that has been hit by gamma rays bursts from an exploding supernova that renders inoperative every microchip in every computer in the world. Aftermath aftermath, book 1 by charles sheffield book cover, description, publication history.
Charles sheffield, a mathematician and physicist, is a past president of both the american astronautical society and the science fiction writers of america, and the. Possible ex library copy, thatll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Aftermath by charles sheffield overdrive rakuten overdrive. Aftermath aftermath audiobook, by charles sheffield. The alpha centauri supernova has risen like a second sun, rushing earth. Discover more authors youll love listening to on audible.
May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. After the reader is accustomed to the underlying threat, author charles sheffield takes himher on an adventure using the lives of a derranged serial killer, a group of near death cancer patients, the first human mars expedition, and the president of the united states. Written by charles sheffield, audiobook narrated by gary dikeos. Aftermath, a 1998 supernova alpha novel by charles sheffield. Big, bustling postdisaster yarn from the author of tomorrow and tomorrow 1997, etc. Four years later, in 2026, gamma rays hit the earths atmosphere, creating a worldwide electromagnetic pulse that knocks out the power grid and most electronics.
Aftermath, the first in a rather ambitious postdisaster series by charles sheffield, follows multiple interwoven plot lines which follow characters from several walks of life after a supernova has wreaked havoc on earth. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. I generally find end of the world books to rely on stupidity to move the story forward. Starfire bantam spectra by charles sheffield librarything. Here sheffield weaves several story lines together to create an enjoyable and interesting tale. It includes the hugo and nebula awardwinning title story, as well as other widely praised works. The washington post book world its 2026, and catastrophe has struck from. Listen to aftermath audiobook by charles sheffield. Charles sheffield tells the story of earth if alpha centauri went supernova. Aftermath has 3 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Campbell memorial award for best science fiction novel, and his novele. Aftermath aftermath, book 1 by charles sheffield fantastic fiction. Aftermath series book 1 charles sheffield author gary dikeos narrator 20 shelter aftermath series book 1 dave hutchinson author 2018 the aftermath aftermath series book 1 jen alexander author 2014 starfire aftermath series book 2 charles sheffield author gary dikeos narrator.
In a blue aurora flash of gamma rays, all microchips worldwide are destroyed. Sheffield clothes the most advanced speculations of modern science in alluring forms of beauty and danger. Sheffield june 25, 1935 november 2, 2002, was an englishborn mathematician, physicist and science fiction author. A collection of stories about burmeister and carver, shystersatlaw, and their bizarre adventures across the solar system. I wasnt that impressed with sheffields aftermath, the prequel to this book. Ever wanted to know what might happen to the president in a worldwide disaster situation. Click to read more about aftermath by charles sheffield. Charles sheffield is one of the very best hard science fiction writers in the world. Floods, fires, starvation and disease paralyze the planet. Charles sheffield books list of books by author charles sheffield. In 2026, our nearest stellar neighbor, alpha centauri, goes supernova. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. He had been a president of the science fiction and fantasy writers of america and of the american astronomical society.
Aftermath is different in that it focuses on individual problems for a variety of characters from the president of the us to some cancer patients that need their next treatment. Its 2026, and catastrophe has struck from an unexpected source. Brother to dragons by charles sheffield and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Charles sheffield 25 june 1935 2 november 2002 was an englishborn mathematician, physicist and science fiction writer who served as a president of the science fiction and fantasy writers of america and of the american astronautical society.1515 672 888 889 418 991 1165 766 1548 914 849 502 1281 1242 738 1549 1339 167 1546 538 36 1376 1047 1311 262 944 1365 594 135 1162 1481