Far-seer

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The Berkley Publishing Group , New York
StatementRobert J. Sawyer
SeriesAce Books
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 261 vol. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination257 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24877041M
ISBN 100441225519
LC Control Number97808921

Far-Seer is an interesting read. Humanitys history repackaged as an alien culture. Interesting stuff. The book is an older piece by Sawyer, and thinking of Sawyers current works it was cool to see how this writer has grown since the early 90s when Far-Seer was published.

Not that Far-Seer is badly written.4/5. Far-Seer (The Quintaglio Ascension Book 1) and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | Far-seer book Audible audiobook. Share Buy New. $/5(59). Far-Seer (The Quintaglio Ascension Book 1) - Kindle edition by Sawyer, Robert J.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Far-Seer (The Quintaglio Ascension Book 1)/5(45).

A great book with a great performance. Would you consider the audio edition of Far-Seer to be better than the print version.

Well, it's unabridged, so I'd say "no". Just as good, mind you - just a different experience than reading it to one's self. What was. Far-Seer is the first book in the Quintaglio Ascension.

Sixty-five million years ago, aliens transplanted Earth's dinosaurs to another world. Now, intelligent saurians -- the Quintaglio -- have emerged. Afsan, the Quintaglio counterpart of Galileo, must convince his people of the truth about their place in the universe before astronomical.

FAR-SEER A novel by Robert J. Sawyer Ace, JuneISBNUS$ / CDN$ Tor reprint edition, MayISBNUS$ / CDN$ An allegory about Galileo on a planet of intelligent dinosaurs. First Chapter; Cover Blurb; Reviews.

Publication-quality version of the book's cover; Ace Quintaglio Covers; Tor. In Far-Seer, Robert Sawyer has written a book that has all of these qualities." — Amazing Stories "A cracking good yarn.

Here's your chance to get in on the ground floor of a series that promises to deliver something truly different." — Charles de Lint in The Journal of Canadian Content in Speculative Literature/5(63).

This edition includes the first chapters of Fossil Hunter, the second book in The Quintaglio Ascension. ROBERT J. SAWYER has won the Hugo, Nebula, John W. Campbell Memorial, Seiun, and Aurora Awards, all for best science fiction novel of the year.

His novels include Hominids, Rollback, Wake, and FlashForward (basis for the TV series)/5(4). Robert Sawywer's Far-Seer is one such book, The story is highly emotional, exciting and riviting of the clash of science and religion. I highly recommend this trilogy.

Robert Sawyer does a perfect job wiriting of Afsan an aspiring astromer his discoveries and his ultimate dilemma he faces when he must convince and help his people.5/5(5). Hugo Far-seer book Nebula Award-winner Robert J. Sawyer's Far-Seer: Sixty-five million years ago, aliens transplanted Earth's dinosaurs to another world.

Now, intelligent saurians - the Quintaglios - have emerged. Afsan, the Quintaglio counterpart of Galileo, must convince his people of the truth about their place in the universe before astronomical forces rip the dinosaurs' new home apart.

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Editions with different numbering: Containing 5 volumes in total. Paperback: Berkley/Ace, JuneISBN Trade Paperback: Tor, MayISBN Science Fiction Book Club selection number Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Quintaglio Trilogy: Far-Seer Bk.

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Far-Seer Robert J. Sawyer, Author Ace Books $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book. Sawyer (Golden Fleece) postulates a world (not the. He discovers the truth with the “Far-Seer” (a telescope), notes the movements of the planets and makes his discoveries.

Asfan is also a very skilled killer and some of the more gory aspects of the book make for some intense reading. The truth has costs, however.4/5(9). "Some books are just fun; some are interesting because of the characters; others attract you with the unusual or by looking at the world in a new way.

In Far-Seer, Robert Sawyer has written a book that has all of these qualities." — Amazing Stories "A cracking good yarn/5(63). Far-Seer is the first book of the Quintaglio trilogy.

In it Robert J. Sawyer delivers a fast-paced science fiction adventure among the Quintaglios -- intelligent, bipedal dinosaurs.

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The hero is adolescent Afsan, an apprentice astrologer and Galileo-like figure in Quintalio society. Get this from a library. Far-seer. [Robert J Sawyer] -- Aliens transported the dinosaurs from Earth to another world where they developed intelligence and now one must convince the others of their place in the universe before astronomical forces tear.

What disappointed you about Far-Seer. I really like most of R.J Sawyer's work. This book is a teen lizard 'coming-of-age' story with the unlikely twist of the lizard developing a complete astrophysical model of his solar system from scratch/5(4).

In Far-Seer, Robert Sawyer has written a book that has all of these qualities." — Amazing Stories "A cracking good yarn. Here's your chance to get in on the ground floor of a series that promises to deliver something truly different." — Charles de Lint in The Journal of Canadian Content in Speculative Literature.

Events Edit Farseer Trilogy Edit. Main page: Farseer Trilogy Fitz is dropped off at the Six Duchies fort of Moonseye by his maternal grandfather, who reveals him as King-in-Waiting Chivalry's illegitimate son. The discovery of his existence leads Chivalry to abdicate the throne.

Fitz is never officially acknowledged by his father, but is brought to Buckkeep Castle and raised by the Eye Color: Brown. The Far Seer is also useful for defending against Hero rushes for these same reasons.

The Far Seer can solo pretty easily using Spirit Wolves. At Level 2 the Far Seer can also combine Chain Lightning and the Spirit Wolves to make quite an army at that point in the game.

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The Far Seer is a weak caster so keep him away from any enemies. Far-Seer () Far Seer is the first book of the Quintaglio Ascension Trilogy.

The other two are Fossil Hunter: Book Two of The Quintaglio Ascension (Quintaglio Trilogy) and Foreigner: Book Three of the Quintaglio Ascension. This is both a tribute to Galileo Galilei and an interesting story which envisions a world where dinosaurs did not die /5(41).

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Far-Seer allows the reader to observe that level of change affect a society and people in less then forty chapters. I personally found it fascinating to watch unfold.

For me, Far-Seer was a very enjoyable read but it was a lot more then that; it made me sit back and think, ponder much like Afsan does. I quickly grew to like the main character. Far-Seer is a novel written by Canadian science fiction author, Robert J. Sawyer. It is the first book of the Quintaglio Ascension Trilogy, and is followed by two sequels: Fossil Hunter, and book depicts an Earth-like world on a moon which orbits a gas giant, inhabited by a species of highly evolved, sentient Tyrannosaurs called Quintaglios, among various other.

Robin Hobb knew she wanted to write, even in her early age, and she was not sure if there was a particular influence; it was probably a host of factors coming together. Like to ascertain the writing quest, she wrote her first story when she was 7 on a pencil paper.

Even though I am someone who usually prefers the book instead of the movie, I never bothered to read the book. I just loved the movie so much and figured that even though it wasn't a perfect movie, it did provide what I felt like was a perfect experience. I didn't think that I could get that from the book, too.

I was wrong. Far-Seer () About book: Far-Seer (Quintaglio Ascension #1)by Robert J. SawyerThis novel is one of my favorites and is the reason I read more from Robert Sawyer. It is a short easy read (an old fashion sort of book before giant tomes and endless series came in to fashion) None of his other books of series brought me to place that this one did.

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Authors: Robert J. Sawyer Cover Artist: Tom Kidd Edition: First edition Publisher: Ace Books Location: New York Date: Features: Book Club edition (BCE).). First hardcover editSeller Rating: % positive.Far-Seer isn't awful, it's just not particularly memorable. Trivia. Each book in the Quintaglio Ascension tells the story of the dinosaurian counterpart of a famous scientist on Earth.

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Galileo Galilei is the model for the protagonist in Far-Seer. Charles Darwin is covered in Fossil Hunter. Sigmund Freud is the main subject of Foreigner.