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Permutation City is a 1994 science fiction novel by Greg Egan that explores many concepts, including quantum ontology, via various philosophical aspects of artificial life and simulated reality. Sections of the story were adapted from Egan's 1992 short story "Dust" which dealt with many of the same philosophical …

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Diaspora is a hard science fiction novel by the Australian writer Greg Egan which first appeared in print in 1997.

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Quarantine is a hard science fiction novel by Greg Egan. Within a detective fiction framework, the novel explores the consequences of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics, which Egan acknowledges was chosen more for its entertainment value than for its likelihood of being correct.

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Schild's Ladder is a 2002 science fiction novel by Australian author Greg Egan. The book derives its name from Schild's ladder, a construction in differential geometry, devised by the mathematician and physicist Alfred Schild. This novel is perhaps the hardest science fiction ever published by Egan, filled with …

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Distress is a 1995 science fiction novel by Australian writer Greg Egan.

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Teranesia is a 1999 science fiction novel by Greg Egan. The novel won the 2000 Ditmar Award for Best Novel but Egan declined to accept the award.

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Luminous is a collection of short science fiction stories by Greg Egan. Luminous contains the following short stories. Chaff — An agent is sent to kill a geneticist who is working in a drug lord-controlled stronghold in the jungles of Colombia, and working on important brain-altering research. Mitochondrial Eve — An …

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Incandescence is a 2008 science fiction novel by Australian author Greg Egan. The book is based on the idea that the theory of general relativity could be discovered by a pre-industrial civilisation.

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In 2012, journalist Martin Seymour travels to Iran to cover the parliamentary elections. With most would-be candidates disqualified this turns out to be the expected non-event, but shortly afterward a compromising image of a government official captured on a mobile phone triggers a political avalanche. Nasim …

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