For ten years Fraa Erasmas, a young avout, has lived in a cloistered sanctuary for mathematicians, scientists, and philosophers, protected from the corrupting influences of the outside world. But before the week is out, both the existence he abandoned and the one he embraced will stand poised on the brink of cataclysmic change—and Erasmas will become a major player in a drama that will determine the future of his world, as he follows his destiny to the most inhospitable corners of the planet . . . and beyond.
Anathem is the latest miraculous invention by the New York Times bestselling author of Cryptonomicon and The Baroque Cycle—a work of astonishing scope, intelligence, and imagination.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Vinjii - LibraryThing
Anathem isn't an easy book, and it's not a quick read. Anathem, however, is very rewarding. A book I will definitely read a second time in a few years and then hopefully a third time, several years ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
This book begins rather slowly. But moving from philosophy to a short adventure yarn, NS has laid out a pretty interesting tale. His proofs of interlocking universes is still a bit confusing to my mind. Interstellar travel is proving too hard a sell for his audience , I guess. Read full review
part 11 Advent
part 12 Requiem
part 13 Reconstitution
Cutting the Cake
Hemn Configuration Space
Complex Versus Simple Protism
part 9 Inbrase
part 10 Messal