300 years in the future, Earth has been deemed uninhabitable because of the technological disaster known as the nano-caust. Archaeologist Verity Auger specializes in finding and recovering small but precious artifacts to try to piece together life before the nano-caust. But a momentous discovery has been made: mid 20th century earth, perfectly preserved. The people living on Earth 2, as it is appropriately named, have no idea that they are living on a copy of Earth, and now specialists from Earth 1 have been going through the dimensional portal to study Earth 2, all under the unknowing eye of the natives. But something sinister is going on. Earth 2 is starting to get suspicious. Auger is Black-mailed under the threat of an impending court-martial to go to Earth 2 find out what is going on, and hopefully save both of the Earths.
Century Rain by Alastair Reynolds is an action-packed, un-put-downable, time-traveling, and dimension jumping thrill ride. I enjoyed every second of it. one thing to keep in mind though, PAY ATTENTION! the book can get very confusing if you aren’t paying attention.
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I would rate Century Rain a 9 out of 10, and I would recommend Century Rain to fans of science fiction. Century Rain is not part of any series. there are no movie versions of Century Rain.