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About the Author:
George Zebrowski's short stories have appears in Worlds of If, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, New Worlds Quarterly, Infinity, and elsewhere.
Born in 1945 in Villach, Austria of Polish parents, he grew up in England, Manhattan and Miami and The Bronx, believing from an early age that he was going to be a writer of science fiction. In 1969 he became editor of The Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America. He has taught science fiction on the college level at SUNY-Binghampton, Harpur College, where he studied philosophy. The Omega Point was his first novel.
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1972. The Omega Point (1st book of a trilogy)
NEL, 1974, pbk
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- Omega Point [top]
First published in 1972 in the US by Ace Books
First published in 1974 by New English Library in paperback, ISBN 0450018040
Omega Point is the first book of a trilogy. The titles completing this trilogy are (in order):
1977. Ashes & Stars
1983. Mirror of Minds
published on March 13, 2012 by Audible, listening time 11 hours and 46 minutes, and narrated by Oliver Wyman
published on July 2, 2012 by Gateway, 320pp
The Omega Point Trilogy published on 31 May 2015 in the United States by Armchair Fiction & Music in paperback, 280pp, ISBN 1612872573
Story: Gorgias was one of the last surviving members of the ancient and mighty race, the Herculeans. Their rival Empire had dared challenge Earth's supremacy of the stars. In vicious retaliation their race was nearly wiped out, and their home planet left lifeless and burnt out. These old and terrible memories were etched deep in Gorgias' memory. They drove hime on over the lonely and hate-filled centuries, seeking a vengeance that would bring eternal glory. But the lovely Myraa, beloved from long ago, had a strange and different vision. A vision that did not include empires and wars and armies. And she constantly called him, drawing him always back to her side....