Página inicialGruposDiscussãoMaisZeitgeist
Pesquise No Site
Este site usa cookies para fornecer nossos serviços, melhorar o desempenho, para análises e (se não estiver conectado) para publicidade. Ao usar o LibraryThing, você reconhece que leu e entendeu nossos Termos de Serviço e Política de Privacidade . Seu uso do site e dos serviços está sujeito a essas políticas e termos.
Hide this

Resultados do Google Livros

Clique em uma foto para ir ao Google Livros

Fall; or, Dodge in Hell: A Novel de Neal…
Carregando...

Fall; or, Dodge in Hell: A Novel (edição: 2019)

de Neal Stephenson (Autor)

MembrosResenhasPopularidadeAvaliação médiaConversas / Menções
9584716,821 (3.44)1 / 22
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Seveneves, Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon returns with a wildly inventive and entertaining science fiction thriller--Paradise Lost by way of Philip K. Dick--that unfolds in the near future, in parallel worlds. In his youth, Richard "Dodge" Forthrast founded Corporation 9592, a gaming company that made him a multibillionaire. Now in his middle years, Dodge appreciates his comfortable, unencumbered life, managing his myriad business interests, and spending time with his beloved niece Zula and her young daughter, Sophia. One beautiful autumn day, while he undergoes a routine medical procedure, something goes irrevocably wrong. Dodge is pronounced brain dead and put on life support, leaving his stunned family and close friends with difficult decisions. Long ago, when a much younger Dodge drew up his will, he directed that his body be given to a cryonics company now owned by enigmatic tech entrepreneur Elmo Shepherd. Legally bound to follow the directive despite their misgivings, Dodge's family has his brain scanned and its data structures uploaded and stored in the cloud, until it can eventually be revived. In the coming years, technology allows Dodge's brain to be turned back on. It is an achievement that is nothing less than the disruption of death itself. An eternal afterlife--the Bitworld--is created, in which humans continue to exist as digital souls. But this brave new immortal world is not the Utopia it might first seem . . . Fall, or Dodge in Hell is pure, unadulterated fun: a grand drama of analog and digital, man and machine, angels and demons, gods and followers, the finite and the eternal. In this exhilarating epic, Neal Stephenson raises profound existential questions and touches on the revolutionary breakthroughs that are transforming our future. Combining the technological, philosophical, and spiritual in one grand myth, he delivers a mind-blowing speculative literary saga for the modern age.… (mais)
Membro:CraigBrophy
Título:Fall; or, Dodge in Hell: A Novel
Autores:Neal Stephenson (Autor)
Informação:William Morrow (2019), 892 pages
Coleções:Sua biblioteca
Avaliação:
Etiquetas:to-read

Detalhes da Obra

Fall; or, Dodge in Hell de Neal Stephenson

Adicionado recentemente pormetacognate, monkity, DennisSanDiego, Flynnwynn, Eumenides, nosborm, ARValkyrie, biblioteca privada
  1. 10
    Reamde de Neal Stephenson (Mind_Booster_Noori)
  2. 10
    Surface Detail de Iain M. Banks (Mind_Booster_Noori)
  3. 00
    D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths de Ingri d'Aulaire (themulhern)
    themulhern: Remarkable coincidence: the day after I returned D'Aulaire's "Norse Gods and Giants" to the library, after having checked it out on a whim and found myself remembering how much I loved it as a child I started listening to the audio version of "Fall". And less than half an hour into the book there is an extraordinary discussion about the D'Aulaire's two books of myths, Greek and Norse, with a focus on the Norse, which I always thought was by far the better. How many literate people of my or Stephenson's age didn't fall in love with that extraordinary book?… (mais)
  4. 00
    The Diamond Age de Neal Stephenson (g33kgrrl)
    g33kgrrl: Normally I find it silly to recommend books by the same author, but The Diamond Age is a deep cut by now. While completely different stories, I find the parallel of the virtual quest/actual reality intriguing.
Carregando...

Registre-se no LibraryThing tpara descobrir se gostará deste livro.

Inglês (46)  Alemão (1)  Todos os idiomas (47)
Mostrando 1-5 de 47 (seguinte | mostrar todas)
I don't know. Ultimately I liked this book and I know Neal Stephenson writes really long books, but I feel like this book could have used some paring down. Plus I wasn't sure what the main thrust of the story was supposed to be? Was it an internet cautionary tale? Was it a story of have and have-nots? Was it a biblical retelling? Was it a technology cautionary tale? Was it a Quest story? It ended up being a little bit of all of these, but some of them I found more interesting than others. When I wasn't interested it was very easy to put the book down and not pick it up again for long periods of time. So the last 2/3rds of the book is fresher in my mind than the beginning. Still I'm glad I finished it. I have read Cryptonomicon and REAMDE, but not the Baroque Cycle, which may put my understanding of these stories a bit out of order. But I like hanging out with Neal Stephenson and his stories. It feels like being accepted into the smart kids clique.

I did receive an ARC of this book, but it was so long ago, I forgot from where. Thank you William Morrow, for sending me this ARC and the opportunity to read this book, even if I can't remember how I got the book!
  DrexEdit | Oct 3, 2021 |
Some elements of classic Stephenson in there, but I started to lose interest in it about 60% through and ended up flipping through most of the rest of the book just to see what happened at the end. Glad I checked this one out at the library rather than buying it, as I don't think I'll be re-reading it any time soon. ( )
  zakman14 | Aug 19, 2021 |
This is a very tough review for me to write. Neal Stephenson is one of my favorite authors andI loved about 50-60% of this book, the parts that took place in “our world.” But I hated the parts that were essentially a traditional fantasy novel that take place elsewhere (I don’t want to spoil too much by being too specific). In fact I found myself skimming a lot of the parts with lines like “Like Elthown and Toravithranax farther south, it had been settled in the time after Egdod had thrown down the first Hive, and the souls who had dwelled in it had dispersed to all corners of the Land.” Huh??? Look, I have read a bunch of fantasy novels in my day but none in the past few years as I have just gotten tired of trying to grok the world building and really tiring of the made up LONG names. The parts of this book that were not in the fantasy world were fantastic and dealt with some serious and interesting questions and I would have loved to have spent a lot more time there. So it ends up being 5 stars for the real world, 2-3 for the fantasy, and in the end only 3 because I was so disappointed. My expectations for a Stephenson novel are very high and this one really fell short. I may go and reread “Crytopnomicon” just to get the taste out of my mouth. ( )
  MarkMad | Jul 14, 2021 |
Good concepts but way over written and large sections are boring and tedious. There is a good novel in here somewhere. ( )
1 vote DougBaker | Jun 29, 2021 |
I was more interested in the real world than bitworld. ( )
  adnohr | Jun 27, 2021 |
Mostrando 1-5 de 47 (seguinte | mostrar todas)
sem resenhas | adicionar uma resenha

» Adicionar outros autores

Nome do autorFunçãoTipo de autorObra?Status
Neal Stephensonautor principaltodas as ediçõescalculado
Corrigan, OwenDesigner da capaautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Doré, GustaveIlustradorautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Hillgartner, MalcolmNarradorautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Metsch, FritzIlustradorautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Springer, NickMapsautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Você deve entrar para editar os dados de Conhecimento Comum.
Para mais ajuda veja a página de ajuda do Conhecimento Compartilhado.
Título canônico
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Título original
Títulos alternativos
Data da publicação original
Pessoas/Personagens
Lugares importantes
Eventos importantes
Filmes relacionados
Premiações
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Epígrafe
Dedicatória
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
to O. L.
Primeiras palavras
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Dodge became conscious.
Citações
Últimas palavras
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Aviso de desambiguação
Editores da Publicação
Autores Resenhistas (normalmente na contracapa do livro)
Idioma original
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
CDD/MDS canônico
Canonical LCC

Referências a esta obra em recursos externos.

Wikipédia em inglês

Nenhum(a)

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Seveneves, Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon returns with a wildly inventive and entertaining science fiction thriller--Paradise Lost by way of Philip K. Dick--that unfolds in the near future, in parallel worlds. In his youth, Richard "Dodge" Forthrast founded Corporation 9592, a gaming company that made him a multibillionaire. Now in his middle years, Dodge appreciates his comfortable, unencumbered life, managing his myriad business interests, and spending time with his beloved niece Zula and her young daughter, Sophia. One beautiful autumn day, while he undergoes a routine medical procedure, something goes irrevocably wrong. Dodge is pronounced brain dead and put on life support, leaving his stunned family and close friends with difficult decisions. Long ago, when a much younger Dodge drew up his will, he directed that his body be given to a cryonics company now owned by enigmatic tech entrepreneur Elmo Shepherd. Legally bound to follow the directive despite their misgivings, Dodge's family has his brain scanned and its data structures uploaded and stored in the cloud, until it can eventually be revived. In the coming years, technology allows Dodge's brain to be turned back on. It is an achievement that is nothing less than the disruption of death itself. An eternal afterlife--the Bitworld--is created, in which humans continue to exist as digital souls. But this brave new immortal world is not the Utopia it might first seem . . . Fall, or Dodge in Hell is pure, unadulterated fun: a grand drama of analog and digital, man and machine, angels and demons, gods and followers, the finite and the eternal. In this exhilarating epic, Neal Stephenson raises profound existential questions and touches on the revolutionary breakthroughs that are transforming our future. Combining the technological, philosophical, and spiritual in one grand myth, he delivers a mind-blowing speculative literary saga for the modern age.

Não foram encontradas descrições de bibliotecas.

Descrição do livro
Resumo em haiku

Capas populares

Links rápidos

Avaliação

Média: (3.44)
0.5
1 13
1.5 2
2 29
2.5 8
3 44
3.5 21
4 69
4.5 9
5 35

É você?

Torne-se um autor do LibraryThing.

 

Sobre | Contato | LibraryThing.com | Privacidade/Termos | Ajuda/Perguntas Frequentes | Blog | Loja | APIs | TinyCat | Bibliotecas Históricas | Os primeiros revisores | Conhecimento Comum | 163,161,216 livros! | Barra superior: Sempre visível