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Galileo's dream

Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the summit of their distant future, a charismatic renegade named Ganymede travels to the past to bring Galileo forward in an attempt to alter history and ensure the ascendancy of science over religion. Yet between his brief and jarring visitations to this future, Galileo must struggle against the ignorance and superstition of his own time.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Science fiction
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN: 9780553806595 0553806599
OCLC Number: 459209947
Description: 532 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kim Stanley Robinson.

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From the summit of their distant future, a charismatic renegade named Ganymede travels to the past to bring Galileo forward in an attempt to alter history and ensure the ascendancy of science over religion. Yet between his brief and jarring visitations to this future, Galileo must struggle against the ignorance and superstition of his own time.

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Dreaming Is Real; Dreams Are Only Dreams

by dacase (WorldCat user published 2013-09-14) Excellent Permalink

Kim Stanley Robinson’s (hereafter KSR) Galileo’s Dream is masterful, delightful, and inspiring, recalling Red Mars, his only other novel I read cover-to-cover. The writing style is certainly passable, but the science fiction is the best of any...
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