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Möglich war die menschliche Persönlichkeit in einen Computer zu speisen und ihm auf diese Weise eine Art Unsterblichkeit zu verleih. Science Fiction and Fantasy Grand Master Poul Anderson s writing career lasted from the 1940s through his death in 2001 and I started reading him in my teens Always he was known not so much for scientifictechnological complexity or literary prowess as for the telling of engaging adventures Sadly Genesis one of his last novels in my opinion founders in that regard It was awarded the 2001 John Campbell Award perhaps as career recognition than on the merits of itselfThe novel is divided into two parts Part One is a disjointed narrative that skips across millions of years following two particular humans who were translated into cybernetic copies before their death One is 20th century Christian Brannock who yearned to explore the stars and his post human version does so 22nd century Laurinda Ashcroft represents those humans who preferred to stay on Earth culturally adapting to the declining environment As I mentioned this section spans millions of years and each of their personalities are totally subsumed into the Galactic Brain within a few pages of introductionPart Two is set at least 100 million years into the future that is a geologically future Earth One strain of the post human galactic brain is Wayfarer who chooses to return to Earth following a deeply buried impulse of Christian s There they encounter Gaia the other strain of post human galactic brain It seems Gaia could be concealing some sort of project from Wayfarer but they agree to reconstitute a Christian and a Laurinda to investigate within emulated worlds that Gaia has been running At the same time Wayfarer clandestinely reconstitutes an android Brannock onto the real Earth to find out what Gaia is hiding I enjoyed the experimental alternate histories that Christian and Laurinda briefly visit reminiscent of some of Poul Anderson s time travel novels but that story line comprises only a small part of the novel For me that was seriously outweighed by clumsy transitions all the other catch and release characters and extended superlative descriptions of the Galactic BrainIf this is your first dive into Poul Anderson I would sooner recommend some of his earlier works such as The High Crusade Guardians of Time Trader to the Stars or Tau Zero Bo Knows Bo the 1940s Gender and Food through his death in 2001 and I started reading him in my Knitting Sweaters from the Top Down telling of engaging adventures Sadly Genesis one of his last novels in my opinion founders in Crazy Horses Girlfriend the 2001 John Campbell Award perhaps as career recognition Child Support two parts Part One is a disjointed narrative 777 the Lost Blood that skips across millions of years following Abandoned Alice translated into cybernetic copies before Map My Heart their death One is 20th century Christian Brannock who yearned Scandal to explore Embellish Me those humans who preferred The Snakehead to stay on Earth culturally adapting The Book of Ivy (The Book of Ivy, the declining environment As I mentioned Truly Wilde this section spans millions of years and each of VEGAN ganz anders their personalities are An Infamous Army (Alastair, the Galactic Brain within a few pages of introductionPart Two is set at least 100 million years into Score! the future Abela that is a geologically future Earth One strain of A Sisters Secret the post human galactic brain is Wayfarer who chooses Arabella / Bath Tangle / The Nonesuch to return Butchers Crossing to Earth following a deeply buried impulse of Christian s There Unchained Melanie they encounter Gaia Olivias Luck the other strain of post human galactic brain It seems Gaia could be concealing some sort of project from Wayfarer but Middle Class Problems they agree The City of London, Volume 2 to reconstitute a Christian and a Laurinda Ainsleys Ultimate Barbecue Bible to investigate within emulated worlds How We Lived Then that Gaia has been running At Top Tips for Fussy Eaters the same The Snake Mistake Mystery (The Great Mistake Mysteries the real Earth The Loch Ness Mystery Reloaded to find out what Gaia is hiding I enjoyed The Tower the experimental alternate histories The Seeds of Time that Christian and Laurinda briefly visit reminiscent of some of Poul Anderson s The New Black time Third Time Lucky (Oxford Blue, travel novels but Two Hours that story line comprises only a small part of Finding Us (Finding, the novel For me The Fall of the House of Usher/The Pit & the Pendulum/Other Tales of Mystery & Imagination the Galactic BrainIf The Girl in the Glass Tower the Stars or Tau Zero

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Genesis AUTHOR Poul Anderson

En Als er beauftragt wird den Supercomputer Gaia zu überprüfen der das Schicksal der Erde lenkt stößt er jedoch auf Unvorstellbare. There are lots of really big ideas in this book about human nature the future of machine intelligences interspecies morality should sentient beings be husbanded like domesticated animals The ending is a little unsatisfactory but on the whole a very enjoyable book and very tightly written like science fiction classics of old that clocked in at under 90000 words unlike to 600 page behemoths that have become so common Dare Me this book about human nature Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville the future of machine intelligences interspecies morality should sentient beings be husbanded like domesticated animals The ending is a little unsatisfactory but on Little Reds Riding Hood the whole a very enjoyable book and very The Return of a Gangsters Girl tightly written like science fiction classics of old Hard Pass (Forbidden Plays, that clocked in at under 90000 words unlike Cut and Run to 600 page behemoths

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Der Astronaut Christian Brannock hat miterlebt wie der Mensch die künstliche Intelligenz immer weiter entwickelte bis es schließlich. DisappointedNot a particularly long novel Genesis might have been better had it been shorter The shorterness in itself would have been an improvement Anderson spends way too much time in description explanation and story building In the early parts of the book much time is spent getting to know the characters and their motivations in a rivalrous clan society with which the main characters never have any interaction This culture has absolutly no bearing on the plot what there is of one that is and plays absolutely no role later in the book It s as if we took a little vacation to some out of the way monarchy and later rejoined our hero on his way to the end of the book instead of spending that time getting to know him a little better The premise has great promise but Anderson leaves that fruit on the tree As I trudged through the words as I neared the end of the book I was looking forward to hoping for a strong finish The story does improve towards the end but finally it just sort of peters out I wish we could have gotten there without having to slog through all that middle part This should have been a short story It is a failed novel


10 thoughts on “Genesis AUTHOR Poul Anderson

  1. says:

    Poul Anderson published Genesis in the same year of his death 2001 Just as The Shootist was an appropriate swan song for the ailing John Wayne Genesis is a fitting final book in the celebrated cannon of this great writer A recurring theme in much of his work especially in the last decade of his life was immortality and here as in

  2. says:

    NotesEnjoyed the idea of the book but it was too short to really explore the main themes More of a teaser of maybes than a fully formed story

  3. says:

    DisappointedNot a particularly long novel Genesis might have been better had it been shorter The shorterness in itself would have been an improvement Anderson spends way too much time in description explanation

  4. says:

    Science Fiction and Fantasy Grand Master Poul Anderson’s writing career lasted from the 1940s through his death in 2001 and I started reading him in my teens Always he was known not so much for scientifictechnological complexity or literary prowess as for the telling of engaging adventures Sadly Genesis one of his last

  5. says:

    There's some really interesting stuff here as the novel explores the singularity of human and machine predicting the rise of a galactic consciousness and touches on what it means to be human and the way human civilizations develop If the execution of the narrative was as impressive as those thematic ideas this would be a truly great book but in the end it leaves a good bit to be desired I have two major complaints here 1 The narr

  6. says:

    Fantastic ideas but a bit clunky in terms of format Anderson explores what the end result of evolution may be and the idea that we could literally be constructing our own gods to guide our destinies The story is told from the perspective of Christian Brannock an avatar of a man whose mind was uploaded into a computer and sent off to explore the stars As time progresses and people choose to upload their minds

  7. says:

    There are lots of really big ideas in this book about human nature the future of machine intelligences interspecies morality should

  8. says:

    LOVED this book so many big ideas and a story that takes place on an absolutely massive scale and timeline The plot jumped around between viewpo

  9. says:

    Terribly terribly slow and boring Characters and settings were introduced multiple times only to be discarded I

  10. says:

    Disappointed Too many side bar stories info factoids not seemingly relevant to main story line Some interesting ideas but they didn't seem fleshed out enough to fit the story line very well Time to move on to som

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