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Hamilton, Peter F.

Overview
Works: 231 works in 806 publications in 10 languages and 15,684 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Suspense fiction  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PR6058.A5536, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter F Hamilton
Pandora's star by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2380. The Intersolar Commonwealth, a sphere of stars some four hundred light-years in diameter, contains more than six hundred worlds, interconnected by a web of transport "tunnels" known as wormholes. At the farthest edge of the Commonwealth, astronomer Dudley Bose observes the impossible: Over one thousand light-years away, a star ... vanishes. It does not go supernova. It does not collapse into a black hole. It simply disappears. Since the location is too distant to reach by wormhole, a faster-than-light starship, the Second Chance, is dispatched to learn what has occurred and whether it represents a threat. In command is Wilson Kime, a five-time rejuvenated ex-NASA pilot whose glory days are centuries behind him. Opposed to the mission are the Guardians of Selfhood, a cult that believes the human race is being manipulated by an alien entity they call the Starflyer. Bradley Johansson, leader of the Guardians, warns of sabotage, fearing the Starflyer means to use the starship--s mission for its own ends. Pursued by a Commonwealth special agent convinced the Guardians are crazy but dangerous, Johansson flees. But the danger is not averted. Aboard the Second Chance, Kime wonders if his crew has been infiltrated. Soon enough, he will have other worries. A thousand light-years away, something truly incredible is waiting: a deadly discovery whose unleashing will threaten to destroy the Commonwealth ... and humanity itself. Could it be that Johansson was right?
Great north road by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Futuristic speculation combines with murder when a scientific expedition on a faraway planet searches for an alien species only to be stalked by a determined killer who may be a hostile alien or a member of their own team
Judas unchained by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

36 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The factions in the embattled Commonwealth must come together to battle not only the predatory alien species, the Prime, but also the Starflyer, a mysterious and undetectable alien with irresistible mind-control abilities
Fallen dragon by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his platoon is sent to a distant planet to stop a rebellion, Lawrence, determined to escape the constraints of the military, decides to steal their legendary gemstone, the Fallen Dragon, to get the money he needs
The dreaming void by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the center of the galaxy is the Dreaming Void, an artificial black hole that may hold paradise within its walls. When a human named Inigo begins dreaming of what lies within the Void, the word spreads, triggering a religious pilgrimage into the Void and possibly a catastrophic expansion that threatens the peace of the Commonwealth Universe
The abyss beyond dreams : a novel of the Commonwealth by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A clash of cultures in the Void pits humanity against a shape-changing alien species, and sees if two warring races can ever cooperate enough to free themselves from their mutual prison"--
Misspent youth by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and German and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to reverse the body's genetic clock to return human beings to vigorous youth, scientists come up with their first human guinea pig, a seventy-year-old philanthropist, but their first efforts are disastrous, in more ways that one
Mindstar rising by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier of fortune implanted with telepathy glands serves as a bodyguard to the heiress of space factories which someone is trying to sabotage. The setting is a world where people store their personality on a computer for use after death, hoping no one will introduce a virus to kill it
The naked god by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As more star systems fall to the possessed, the Confederation starts to collapse. The human race is in imminent danger as Quinn Dexter plots to bring about the Final Night. But can an alien god hold the solution to the crisis? Conclusion to the bestselling series that began with "The Reality Dysfunction."
The nano flower by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spacewoman divides her spirit in two, leaving one half with her husband who is in outer space, while she takes the other half with her back to Earth. The story is played out in the course of a search for technology to adapt nature to global warming
The reality dysfunction by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A window to the past is opened when a space scavenger discovers data belonging to an alien race. Light years away, the seeds of chaos are sown on a planet in the process of colonization. And as intergalactic governments argue, a subtle change takes place that will affect the future survival of all living things
A quantum murder by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Edward Kitchener, a double Nobel laureate researching quantum cosmology for the powerful Event Horizon conglomerate has been savagely murdered. But was he the victim of industrial espionage, personal revenge, or a crime of passion by one of his handpicked team of live-wire students? Event Horizon needs to know and fast, so Greg Mandel, PSI-boosted veteran of the infamous Mindstar Battalion, must embark on an urgent investigation that ultimately leads him to an astounding confrontation with a past, which, according to the dead man's theories, might never have happened
The neutronium alchemist by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On planets and asteroids individuals battle for survival against strange and brutal forces, and Joshua Calvert must prevent Dr. Alkad Mzu from retrieving and reactivating the Alchemist, the ultimate doomsday device
Manhattan in reverse by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watching trees grow -- Footvote -- If at first ... -- The forever kitten -- Blessed by an angel -- The demon trap -- Manhattan in reverse
The naked god by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction roman, hvor Louise Kavanagh jager forbryderen Quinn Dexter. Konføderationen er ved at bryde sammen og Kavanaghs mål er at befri Mortonbridge fra de besiddende klasser. På grund af hendes allierede udvikler kampen sig til et større slag
The dreaming void by Peter F Hamilton( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AD 3580. The Intersolar Commonwealth has spread through the galaxy to over a thousand star systems. It is a culture of rich diversity with a place for everyone. A powerful navy protects it from any hostile species that may lurk among the stars. For Commonwealth citizens, even death has been overcome. At the center of the galaxy is the Void, a strange, artificial universe created by aliens billions of years ago, shrouded by an event horizon more deadly than any natural black hole
A Second chance at eden by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the same universe as his Nights Dawn trilogy, this is a brilliant collection of six short stories and a novella from Britain's number one science fiction writer, Peter F. Hamilton. Amongst others, this collection includes a story about a new blood-sport featuring artificial monsters and story set in a far future world where one man wages an obsessive vengeance against the last survivor of an alien race. While the title novella centres on the mysterious death of the habitat Eden's creator, and shows us that this is a must-have collection from a writer at the top of his game
A night without stars : a novel of the Commonwealth by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bestselling author Peter F. Hamilton returns to his acclaimed Commonwealth series in this thrilling follow-up to The Abyss Beyond Dreams. Featuring Hamilton's trademark blend of intricate plotting, riveting suspense, high-concept science, and vivid characters, A Night Without Stars brings the story to a fully satisfying finish. After centuries trapped inside the Void, the planet Bienvenido--along with its inhabitants, both human and Faller--has been expelled into normal space. But the survivors are millions of light-years from the Commonwealth, which knows nothing of their existence. As the two races plunge into mortal conflict for sole possession of the planet, the humans seem destined to lose--despite the assistance of the mysterious Warrior Angel, who possesses forbidden Commonwealth technology. With the Fallers' numbers growing, and their ability to mimic humans allowing them to infiltrate all levels of society, it's only a matter of time before they surge to victory. Then, on a routine space flight, Major Ry Evine inadvertently frees a captive vessel that crash-lands on Bienvenido carrying the last, best hope for human survival: a baby. But a far from ordinary one. The child not only ages at a remarkable rate but demonstrates knowledge and abilities far beyond those of Bienvenido's humans. Hunted by Fallers and humans alike, she is a crucial link to humanity's lost past--and a glorious future already almost out of reach. Praise for Peter F. Hamilton's The Abyss Beyond Dreams "Incredibly robust and exciting and rousing, sharing flavors of Jack Vance, John Wright, China Mieville, Orson Scott Card, and A. E. van Vogt. Hamilton's deployment of lots of grand super-science is utterly deft and convincing."--Locus "Engrossing. The characters, always Hamilton's strength, remain as distinctive as ever."--Kirkus Reviews "Everything one wants in sf--great characters, mind bending stuff, adventure, politics, romance, revolution. just superb."--Fantasy Book Critic "The work of an author at the top of his game."--Science Fiction and Fantasy World"--
The reality dysfunction. Emergence by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the far future, humanity has divided into two diametrically opposed groups. The Edenists are genetically engineered space-dwellers with telepathic affinity for their biotechnological homes and ships. The Adamists, effectively the Luddites of the future, are willing to pioneer new worlds, much as their ancestors did hundreds of years ago. The two groups, peopled by fascinating characters, clash on a primitive world called Lalonde, setting in motion a tale of adventure unparalleled in this universe
The temporal void by Peter F Hamilton( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago, the astrophysicist Inigo began dreaming scenes from the life of the remarkable Edeard, who lived within the Void, a self-contained microuniverse at the heart of the galaxy. Inigo's inspirational dreams, shared by hundreds of millions throughout the galaxy, gave birth to a religion: Living Dream. But when the appearance of a Second Dreamer seems to trigger the expansion of the Void--which is devouring everything in its path--the Intersolar Commonwealth is thrown into turmoil. With time running out, the fate of humanity hinges on a handful of people: Araminta, now awakening to the unwelcome fact that she is the mysterious Second Dreamer; Inigo, whose private dreams hint at a darker truth; and Justine, whose desperate gamble places her within the Void, where the godlike Skylords hold the power to save the universe ... or destroy it
 
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Pandora's star
Alternative Names
Hamilton, Peter 1960-

Peter F. Hamilton auteur de romans de science-fiction

Peter F. Hamilton autore di fantascienza inglese

Peter F. Hamilton britischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Peter F. Hamilton schrijver uit Engeland

Питър Хамилтън

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Languages
English (336)

German (21)

French (17)

Spanish (9)

Chinese (3)

Japanese (2)

Hebrew (1)

Russian (1)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Judas unchainedFallen dragonThe dreaming voidMisspent youthMindstar risingThe naked godThe nano flowerThe reality dysfunction