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Orion, Sep 24, 2009 - Fiction - 528 pages
14 Reviews
Collected together here for the first time are twelve stories by the incomparable Greg Egan, one of the most exciting writers of science fiction working today. This superb collection also includes the title story, the Hugo Award-winning 'Oceanic': a boy is inducted into a religion that becomes the centre of his life, but as an adult he must face evidence that casts a new light on his faith.

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Review: Oceanic

User Review  - L.Ashley Straker - Goodreads

Greg Egan writes some of the best short hard SF fiction around. Reading these stories one can almost feel one's mind opening up to new possibilities, strange amalgamations of maths and physics and ... Read full review

Review: Oceanic

User Review  - Ben Bederson - Goodreads

I loved the stories about "Amalgam" - where taking your mind out of your body and sending via gamma rays across the universe was fairly common. Wish there was more about the algorithms for when the backups would automatically get re-activated, and how to avoid duplicates though. Read full review

About the author (2009)

Greg Egan's highly acclaimed science fiction has won him many major awards in the UK, the US and Japan. He lives in Perth, Western Australia.

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