Manchester SciFi Book Club – Anvil of Stars

Sci Fi Book Club

Title: Manchester SciFi Book Club – Anvil of Stars
Location: MadLab
Description: Book Club for Science Fiction Fans
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2011-08-16
End Time: 21:00

Anvil of Stars

This month’s book is Anvil of Stars by Greg Bear.

Anvil of Stars (1992) is a book by Greg Bear and a sequel to The Forge of God. In the novel, volunteers from among the children saved from the recently destroyed Earth are sent on a quest by a galactic faction called “The Benefactors” to find and destroy “The Killers”, the civilisation who sent the killer probes in the first place. The Law that the Benefactors subscribe to requires the “Destruction of all intelligences responsible for or associated with the manufacture of self-replicating and destructive devices.”

Why not read Anvil of Stars and join us at Madlab for a bit of a natter about it? Even if you don’t finish reading it, come along anyway!

Manchester Sci-Fi Book Club Contacts

You can contact us via Twitter @mcrsf_madlab using #mcrsf

Keep up to date with Manchester Sci-Fi book club posts at Madlab: http://madlab.org.uk/content/tag/mcrsf/

We also have a group on Google which we would encourage you to join.

Sci-Fi Books for following months are:

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson. This meeting will be held with the Graphic Novel Group. For more information about this series of events please read the I Am Legend Book Club and Film Screenings post in our Google Group.

Books for October onwards have been put forward and will be voted on at the next meeting. Please see the postFuture Books on our Google Group for the list of choices.

In the meantime, why not vote on our next book poll? Its just for fun!

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