Novels Robert J. Sawyer: The Neanderthal Parallax, Flashforward, Foreigner, the Terminal Experiment, Illegal Alien, Rollback, Wake by Books LLC

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Novels  by  Robert J. Sawyer: The Neanderthal Parallax, Flashforward, Foreigner, the Terminal Experiment, Illegal Alien, Rollback, Wake by Books LLC

Novels by Robert J. Sawyer: The Neanderthal Parallax, Flashforward, Foreigner, the Terminal Experiment, Illegal Alien, Rollback, Wake by Books LLC
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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: The Neanderthal Parallax, Flashforward, Foreigner, the TerminalMoreThis is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.

Chapters: The Neanderthal Parallax, Flashforward, Foreigner, the Terminal Experiment, Illegal Alien, Rollback, Wake. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: The Neanderthal Parallax is a trilogy of novels by Robert J. Sawyer published by Tor. It depicts the effects of the opening of a connection between two alternate Earths: the world familiar to the reader, and another where Neanderthals became the dominant, sentient hominid.

The societal, spiritual and technological differences between the two worlds form the focus of the story. The trilogys volumes are titled Hominids (published 2002), Humans (2003), and Hybrids (2003). Hominids first appeared as a serial in Analog Science Fiction, won the 2003 Hugo Award for Best Novel, and was nominated for the John W. Campbell Award the same year- Humans was a 2004 Hugo Award finalist.

The initial contact between the two worlds takes place at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory in Sudbury, Ontario, which is also the location of a scientific research facility in the Neanderthal world. As the books unfold, both species agree to use the Neanderthal terms to distinguish between them- thus a gliksin is a member of Homo sapiens, and a barast is of Homo neanderthalensis.

Human refers to either species. Barasts are dedicated hunter-gatherers, and have no developed concept of agriculture. Despite this, they are still technologically advanced, possessing quantum computers, helicopters, communications and biological recording instruments. They live in harmony with their environment, using clean energy, living homes, and keeping a constant population. They measure long periods of time in lunar months, not years. The total barast population is much lower, numbering only 185 million worldwide compared to the ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=251362



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