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  • Author: Charles Stross
  • Book Awards

    Won 1 awards in total (1 unique awards)
  • 1 Locus Science Fiction

  • Nominated for 3 (3 unique awards)
  • 1 Hugo
  • 1 John W. Campbell
  • 1 Arthur C. Clarke

  • Book Award Years
    2006 Hugo Nominated: Accelerando
    2006 Locus Science Fiction Winner: Accelerando
    2006 John W. Campell Award Nominated: Accelerando
    2006 Authur C. Clark Award Nominated: Accelerando
    2005 British Science Fiction Association Award Nominated: Accelerando

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    Reviews/Comments On Accelerando

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful
    By: Cesium
    2015-05-24 08:58:39

    I found Accelerando rather boring and pointless. The book reads like a Blog of the singularity. A series of predictions or projections as to events that will happen as we master technology.

    The characters were mostly uninteresting, and the structure of the novel: a multi-generational family history about the family who owns the Cheshire Cat, didn't really work for me either.

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    RE: Accelerando
    By: khanses8
    2018-07-20 12:52:33

    good post. site

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    RE: Accelerando
    By: Anonymous
    2018-07-22 08:31:35

    I read through Accelerando and it truly is a fantastic book. The https://hearthis.at/tomrally/ told me about it and since then, I started reading it. It's the perfect science fiction book I wanted to read.

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    RE: Accelerando
    By: Anonymous
    2018-08-09 06:42:30

    Charles is one of my favorite career boosters reviews writer. These books are really tough to publish by him. Such dry topics I can’t read but still, I must congratulate him and appreciate him for this book.

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