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Antidades de energía cuando se eleva su temperatura Este descubrimiento acelera la Revolución Industrial y hará posible un viaje a la Luna «a la manera decimonónica» así como una reflexión sobre el imperialismo y la responsabilidad del científico y sus hallazgo. This novel is very influenced by H G WellsIt takes place in VIctorian England where people use phrases that are long since goneExcellent if your a fan of WellsEnjoyed reading every page The Coquette and the Boarding School responsabilidad del científico y sus hallazgo. This novel is very influenced by H G WellsIt takes place in VIctorian England where people use phrases that are long since goneExcellent if your a fan of WellsEnjoyed Imagimorphia reading every page

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Anti Ice

Con una capacidad de destrucción a la bomba atómica pero sin los efectos colaterales de la radioactividad contra la sitiada ciudad de Sebastopol Por el fenómeno ue Faraday denominará «conductancia aumentada» el material conocido como antihielo libera prodigiosas c. An excellent book Steampunk before there even WAS such a genre Now as the steampunk novels go they either lean towards alternate history or fantasy This one is definitely alternate history No magic werewolves or vampires Just a solid alternate history plot not overly improbable and totally engrossing A well deserved 5 stars for me The Coquette and the Boarding School radioactividad contra la sitiada ciudad de Sebastopol Por el fenómeno ue Faraday denominará «conductancia aumentada» el material conocido como antihielo libera prodigiosas c. An excellent book Steampunk before there even WAS such a genre Now as the steampunk novels go they either lean towards alternate history or fantasy This one is definitely alternate history No magic werewolves or vampires Just a solid alternate history plot not overly improbable and totally engrossing A well deserved 5 stars for me

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Stephen Baxter ue prometía ser la nueva gran estrella de la ciencia ficción británica nos ofrece en su tercera novela una curiosa actualización del viaje a la Luna ue ideó Julio Verne La acción comienza en 1855 cuando el ejército inglés prueba un arma novísima. This is one of those books that initially defy classification It has elements of alternative history science fiction and steampunk but each is woven into the story in a way that rarely if ever clashes SOME SPOILERS MAY FOLLOWTo summarise the asteroid dubbed the Little Moon enters Earth orbit during the late eighteenth century a piece of it apparently lands on the edge of Antarctica where it is discovered by a British expedition some fifty or so years later Put simply the yellowish icy material which appears to make up most of the Little Moon explodes with great force and violence when heated above zero degrees celsius It is dubbed anti ice The energy can of course be released slowly and as the technology to do this develops it supercharges the Industrial RevolutionThe parallels with atomic power are forcefully made especially when British troops in the Crimea use an anti ice shell to obliterate Sebastopol The conflict between the military and scientific applications of anti ice is played out across the rest of the book with the military winning out in the end One of the main characters has his design for a rudimentary rocket ship appropriated by the British government Out of what they assume to be the best of motives they use an anti ice weapon to forcibly end the Franco Prussian war and impose a Pax Britannica across the continent And in silos under Kentish fields sit the Gladstone shells one for every European cityAs in our reality so too in this alternate one The technology cannot be kept secret and British arrogance is going to get its comeuppance The epilogue written in 1914 looks forward bleakly to a war infinitely devastating than any humanity has hitherto experienced Make your own model forts & castles rarely if ever clashes SOME SPOILERS MAY FOLLOWTo summarise the asteroid dubbed the Little Moon enters Earth orbit during the late eighteenth century a piece of it apparently lands on the edge of Antarctica where it is discovered by a British expedition some fifty or so years later Put simply the yellowish icy material which appears to make up most of the Little Moon explodes with great force and violence when heated above zero degrees celsius It is dubbed anti ice The energy can of course be Tremors of Fury (The Days of Ash and Fury released slowly and as the technology to do this develops it supercharges the Industrial RevolutionThe parallels with atomic power are forcefully made especially when British troops in the Crimea use an anti ice shell to obliterate Sebastopol The conflict between the military and scientific applications of anti ice is played out across the How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay (Inadvertently), or So They Both Claim rest of the book with the military winning out in the end One of the main characters has his design for a Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic rocket ship appropriated by the British government Out of what they assume to be the best of motives they use an anti ice weapon to forcibly end the Franco Prussian war and impose a Pax Britannica across the continent And in silos under Kentish fields sit the Gladstone shells one for every European cityAs in our


10 thoughts on “Anti Ice

  1. says:

    Stephen Baxter to me is one of those hard science fiction writers who comes up with some amazing ideas and then sets about blowing y

  2. says:

    In amongst all the brain hurting thought provoking hard science fiction that I have thus far experienced from the pen of Stephen Baxter I noticed that he was a damned fine storyteller He seems to have a knack for e

  3. says:

    This is one of those books that initially defy classification It has elements of alternative history science fiction and steampunk but each is woven into the story in a way that rarely if ever clashes SOME SPOILERS MAY FOLLOWTo summarise the asteroid dubbed the Little Moon enters Earth orbit during the late eighteenth century a piece of it apparently lands on the edge of Antarctica where it is discovered by a British expedition some fifty

  4. says:

    An excellent book Steampunk before there even WAS such a genre Now as the steampunk novels go they either lean towards alternate history or fantasy This one is definitely alternate history No magic werewolves or vampires Just a solid alternate history plot not overly improbable and totally engrossing A well deser

  5. says:

    An homage to Jules Verne that worked for me until it suddenly didn't After a promising beginning the plot devolves into a series of applications of anti ice with the barest bones of a narrative to weave them together The protagonist remains stubbornly uninteresting with his only distinguishing trait being an infatuation with a love interest

  6. says:

    An enjoyable adventure through an alternate 19th century diverging from our own with the appearance of the 'little moon ' in the 1720s and the discovery of 'anti ice' in the 1850s The cover depicts the main event of the prologue The closure o

  7. says:

    Baxter is a true marvel of science fictionFans of Jules Verne will enjoy this take on an alternative history of war in Europe Seen through the often naive eyes of a young diplomat the parallels with the beginning of the modern nuclear age and cold war are unmistakable

  8. says:

    Storytelling at its best with technical details which seem very reasonable the reader could believe it's true however we know it's not

  9. says:

    This novel is very influenced by H G WellsIt takes place in VIctorian England where people use phrases that are long since goneExcellent if your a fan of WellsEnjoyed reading every page

  10. says:

    for a short book it dragged on for an extra 20 pages with a pointless plot but overall it was enjoyable

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