Condition: read once
This is an edition published in Gollancz' "Future
Classics" series. It spots a pitch black cover
with glow-in-the-dark stars and some typo on the spine
I do not claim the physics involved (neither the cover
nor the story, although I am in fact referring to the
latter) but this book tied me to my chair for quite
Detecing a special set of physics and devising an experiment
to test the theory, Cass starts a set of events that
could quite literally sweep the universe clean of what
"we" know it to be.
This book is a brilliant fable of how testing old believes
can set a new, overwhelming trend and of the difficulty
people have with both, accepting the change and understanding
those who have those difficulties.
In the end, there seems to be no way ti fight, but only
to adapt ...