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The long Utopia: a novel

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Long Earth volume 4.
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The fourth novel in Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter's internationally bestselling "Long Earth" series, hailed as "a brilliant science fiction collaboration . . . a love letter to all Pratchett fans, readers, and lovers of wonder everywhere" (Io9).

2045-2059. Human society continues to evolve on Datum Earth, its battered and weary origin planet, as the spread of humanity progresses throughout the many Earths beyond.

Lobsang, now an elderly and complex AI, suffers a breakdown, and disguised as a human attempts to live a "normal" life on one of the millions of Long Earth worlds. His old friend, Joshua, now in his fifties, searches for his father and discovers a heretofore unknown family history. And the super-intelligent post-humans known as "the Next" continue to adapt to life among "lesser" humans.

But an alarming new challenge looms. An alien planet has somehow become "entangled" with one of the Long Earth worlds and, as Lobsang and Joshua learn, its voracious denizens intend to capture, conquer, and colonize the new universe--the Long Earth--they have inadvertently discovered.

World-building, the intersection of universes, the coexistence of diverse species, and the cosmic meaning of the Long Earth itself are among the mind-expanding themes explored in this exciting new installment of Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter's extraordinary Long Earth series.

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subject_facet Artificial intelligence -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Humorous stories, English, Science fiction, English, Space and time -- Fiction, Space flight -- Fiction
title_display The long Utopia
title_full The Long Utopia The Long Earth Series, Book 4, The long Utopia / Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, The long Utopia [sound recording] / by Sir Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, The long utopia [sound recording] : a novel / Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
title_short The long Utopia
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topic_facet Artificial intelligence, Audiobooks, Fiction, Humorous stories, English, Literature, Science Fiction, Science fiction, English, Space and time, Space flight