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"Wright may be this fledgling century's most important new SF talent. . . . a rare and mind-blowing treat." -"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) ""The Golden Age" offers an intriguing and stunning look at future society - and its problems."--L. E. Modesitt, Jr. "Think Coleridge and Xanadu -- except this is no fragment, but a beautifully realized, sprawling space epic of an evolved humanized solar system teeming with artificial intelligences and life-forms. Wright wields a poetic vision that is at once intimate and intricate yet vast and dazzling." - Paul Levinson, author of "The Consciousness Plague"
John C. Wright, a journalist and a lawyer turned SF and fantasy writer, lives with his wife and son in Centreville, Virginia.
This series is one of my favourite sci-fi series.
It is wide ranging and interesting. After so many boring and run of the mill sci fi that is out there, a return to... Read more
I tried reading The Golden Age previously and found the use of words, sentence construction and pace really hard going. So I gave up. Read morePublished on 11 Jan. 2012 by Robert
Dense in ideas , it took a while to get into this.
I liked the general intellectual thrust of the book and the critique that was emerging but by the time it had ended I... Read more
If you are considering buying this book, BROWSE THE SAMPLE PAGES and don't just rely on the glowing editorial books. Read morePublished on 24 July 2008 by eidolon