Blasphemy

Blasphemy

Book - 2007
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In Douglas Preston's Blasphemy , the world's biggest supercollider, locked in an Arizona mountain, was built to reveal the secrets of the very moment of creation: the Big Bang itself.

The Torus is the most expensive machine ever created by humankind, run by the world's most powerful supercomputer. It is the brainchild of Nobel Laureate William North Hazelius. Will the Torus divulge the mysteries of the creation of the universe? Or will it, as some predict, suck the earth into a mini black hole? Or is the Torus a Satanic attempt, as a powerful televangelist decries, to challenge God Almighty on the very throne of Heaven?

Twelve scientists under the leadership of Hazelius are sent to the remote mountain to turn it on, and what they discover must be hidden from the world at all costs. Wyman Ford, ex-monk and CIA operative, is tapped to wrest their secret, a secret that will either destroy the world...or save it.

The countdown begins...

This edition of the book is the deluxe, tall rack mass market paperback.

Publisher: New York : Forge Books, c2007
ISBN: 9780765349668
9780765311054
9780765349663
0765311054
Branch Call Number: PRESTON
Characteristics: 414 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm

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rahmmie
Jan 22, 2014

I think until about 3/4 of the way into the book I was really enjoying it and then it was like someone else took over the writing and the book simply fell apart. A good story but in my opinion the author just couldn't bring it to an end and I read the final pages more out of desire to finish the book than to find out how it actually ended

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lairdblack
Nov 14, 2013

good reading author a Wyman ford book

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RONALD NEWTON
Jan 21, 2012

A nice, easy, entertaining read. Memorable for its setting and somewhat surprising ending.

teacupfaerie Mar 01, 2011

Is all religion a mere human construct? My wife's church book club did this one. Lots of discussion!

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