Name of the book: "Eon"
Book publish year: 1991
Rating (out of 5): 4.5This is a book that has really stuck with me even though it's been a long time since I read it and there have been many good books consumed since. I think it's because it had/has such possibility, is Epic Hard SciFi but with a hint of "personal" Indiana Jones adventure potential, and the fact that it is just huge and it seems that Greg Bear, even though he wrote 3 books around it, just scratched the surface of this huge artifact! The concept of an artifact arriving that appears to be a huge space craft artifact but that inside contains a multitude of worlds (universes?) that may stretch all the way back paradoxically in space and time to the time/space in which it arrived at earth is interestingly "mindbending". The 3 books (Eon, Eternity, & Legacy) left me with a craving that has never gone away - just faded to a scratchy itch in the back of my mind that I'm afraid to scatch because I fear it might flare up into a full blown craving with nothing to truly satisfy it!
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