- Author:Robert Sawyer
- Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton General Division (January 19, 1995)
- Pages:272 pages
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Afsan had idolized Saleed, devouring his books on portents and omens, his treatise on the reflected River in the sky, his articles on the significance of each constellation. How he had looked forward to meeting the great one!
Afsan had idolized Saleed, devouring his books on portents and omens, his treatise on the reflected River in the sky, his articles on the significance of each constellation. How he had looked forward to meeting the great one! How disappointed he had been when that day finally came.
1992 Homer Award for Best Novel, for Far-Seer.
Canadian science fiction writer. 1992 Homer Award for Best Novel, for Far-Seer. 1993 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, for "Just Like Old Times". 1993 Homer Award for Best Novel, for Fossil Hunter.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In a world where the age of dinosaurs never ended, the young saurian Afsan becomes apprentice to the court astrologer.
In Far-Seer, Robert Sawyer has written a book that has all of these qualities.
A modern parable about the conflict between science and religious faith . In Far-Seer, Robert Sawyer has written a book that has all of these qualities. A cracking good yarn. Here's your chance to get in on the ground floor of a series that promises to deliver something truly different. Charles de Lint in The Journal of Canadian Content in Speculative Literature.
Afsan had seen old hand-copied books that called this constellation the Hunter, after Lubal, largest of the Five Original Hunters, but as worship of them was now all but banned, the official name had been changed to honor Larsk, the first to gaze upon the Face of God.
A novel by Robert J. Sawyer. A selection of The Science Fiction Book Club
A novel by Robert J. A selection of The Science Fiction Book Club. Attention students: Looking for a critical discussion Far-Seer? See Dinosaurs in Fantastic Fiction: A Thematic Survey by Allen A. Debus (McFarland, 2006). And if you'd like a supply of free autographed Far-Seer bookplates for your customers, just let Rob know how many you need and where to send them.
Author: Robert Sawyer. Publisher: Ace Science Fiction, 1992
Author: Robert Sawyer. Publisher: Ace Science Fiction, 1992. The Quintaglio Ascension trilogy depicts an Earth-like world on a moon which orbits a gas giant, inhabited by a species of highly evolved, sentient Tyrannosaurs called Quintaglios, among various other creatures from the late cretaceous period, imported to this moon by aliens 65 million years prior to the story.
Far-Seer by Robert J. Lub-Kaden - leader of a hunting pack. Wab-Novato - maker of far-seers. Afsan - apprentice astrologer. Dar-Mondark - doctor. Det-Yenalb - chief priest. Cat-Julor - creche mother. Det-Zamar - senior priest. Pahs-Drawo - likely Afsan’s father. Pal-Donat - bloodpriest. Tar-Dordool - leader.