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Bestselling science fiction master Peter F. Hamilton delivers the first of a two-book saga set in his popular Commonwealth universe. Distinguished by deft plotting, a teeming cast of characters, dazzling scientific speculation, and imagination that brings the truly alien to life, The Abyss Beyond Dreams reveals Hamilton as a storyteller of astonishing ingenuity and power. The year is 3326. Nigel Sheldon, one of the founders of the Commonwealth, receives a visit from the Raielself-appointed guardians of the Void, the enigmatic construct at the core of the galaxy that threatens the existence of all that lives. The Raiel convince Nigel to participate in a desperate scheme to infiltrate the Void. Once inside, Nigel discovers that humans are not the only life-forms to have been sucked into the Void, where the laws of physics are subtly different and mental powers indistinguishable from magic are commonplace. The humans trapped there are afflicted by an alien species of biological mimicsthe Fallersthat are intelligent but merciless killers. Yet these same aliens may hold the key to destroying the threat of the Void foreverif Nigel can uncover their secrets. As the Fallers' relentless attacks continue, and the fragile human society splinters into civil war, Nigel must uncover the secrets of the Fallersbefore he is killed by the very people he has come to save. Praise for The Abyss Beyond Dreams The work of an author at the top of his game. Science Fiction and Fantasy World Incredibly robust and exciting and rousing, sharing flavors of Jack Vance, John Wright, China Miville, Orson Scott Card, and A. E. van Vogt . . . Hamilton's deployment of lots of grand super-science is utterly deft and convincing. Locus Solidy engrossing fare . . . The characters, always Hamilton's strength, remain as distinctive as ever. Kirkus Reviews Everything one wants in sfgreat characters, mind bending stuff, adventure, politics, romance, revolution . . . just superb. Fantasy Book Critic Hamilton does a particular kind of planetary politics and space opera very well, and this is a perfect example of it. . . . [ The Abyss Beyond Dreams is] a satisfying and well-oiled story, with potential for more epic adventure to come. Booklist Hugely enjoyable . . . Hamilton is so good at handling big plots, at maintaining forward momentum even as he throws in an unexpected twistand there's at least one doozy of a didn't-see-that-coming moment here. SFX From the Hardcover edition.
Parrot and Olivier in America has been shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize. From the two-time Booker Prizewinning author comes an irrepressibly funny new novel set in early nineteenth-century America. Olivieran improvisation on the life of Alexis de Tocquevilleis the traumatized child of aristocratic survivors of the French Revolution. Parrot is the motherless son of an itinerant English printer. They are born on different sides of history, but their lives will be connected by an enigmatic one-armed marquis. When Olivier sets sail for the nascent United Statesostensibly to make a study of the penal system, but more precisely to save his neck from one more revolutionParrot will be there, too: as spy for the marquis, and as protector, foe, and foil for Olivier. As the narrative shifts between the perspectives of Parrot and Olivier, between their picaresque adventures apart and togetherin love and politics, prisons and finance, homelands and brave new landsa most unlikely friendship begins to take hold. And with their story, Peter Carey explores the experiment of American democracy with dazzling inventiveness and with all the richness and surprise of characterization, imagery, and language that we have come to expect from this superlative writer. From the Hardcover edition.
Help your child exceed the Common Core standards with What Your First Grader Needs to Know What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that hundreds of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American first graders. Filled with opportunities for reading aloud and fostering discussion, this first-grade volume of the acclaimed Core Knowledge Series presents the sort of knowledge and skills that should be at the core of a challenging first-grade education. Inside you'll discover Favorite poems old and new, such as The Owl and the Pussycat, Wynken, Blynken, and Nod, and Thirty Days Hath September Beloved stories from many times and lands, including a selection of Aesop's fables, Hansel and Gretel, All Stories Are Anansi's, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and much more Familiar sayings and phrases such as Do unto others as you would have them do unto you and Practice makes perfect World and American history and geography take a trip down the Nile with King Tut and learn about the early days of our country, including the story of Jamestown, the Pilgrims, and the American Revolution Visual arts fun activities plus full-color reproductions of masterworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Czanne, Georgia O'Keeffe, and others Music engaging introductions to great composers and music, including classical music, opera, and jazz, as well as a selection of favorite children's songs Math a variety of activities to help your child learn to count, add and subtract, solve problems, recognize geometrical shapes and patterns, and learn about telling time Science interesting discussions of living things and their habitats, the human body, the states of matter, electricity, our solar system, and what's inside the earth, plus stories of famous scientists such as Thomas Edison and Rachel Carson BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from What Your Second Grader Needs to Know.