Author(s): Greg Bear
Above our planet hangs a hollow Stone, vast as the imagination of Man. The inner dimensions are at odds with the outer: there are different chambers to be breached, some even containing deserted cities. The furthest chamber contains the greatest mystery ever to confront the Stone's scientists. But tombstone or milestone, the Stone is not an alien structure: it comes from the future of our humanity. And the war that breaks out on Earth seems to bear witness to the Stone's prowess as oracle ...
'EON is a work of remarkable vision and total control. Arthur C. Clarke has his most formidable rival yet' THE TIMES 'EON catapults Bear into the front ranks of late twentieth century SF' OBSERVER 'A writer of compelling talent' NEW STATESMAN Greg Bear has won both the Nebula and the Hugo Award for his ground-breaking science fiction
Shortlisted for Arthur C. Clarke Award 1987.
No.40 in the Millennium SF Masterworks series, a library of the finest science fiction ever written. Blood Music won the Nebula and Hugo Awards in its original shorter form. 'One of the few SF writers capable of following where Olaf Stapledon led, beyond the limits of human ambition and geological time' Locus 'Arthur C. Clarke has his most formidable rival yet' The Times