Anyone else out there reading Anathem? I am on page 726, and I’m really enjoying it. I think to this point it’s been a book about consciousness, in addition to being an action/fantasy novel. But I can tell that it’s about to delve into more, shall we say, timely narrative.
One thing I’ve learned thus far is that I am probably part of the Sconic Discipline …
ETA: I think it’s a combination of the best aspects of Snow Crash and The Baroque Cycle — the near-world sci fi/fantasy aspects of Snow Crash and the expansive storytelling and narrative of The Baroque Cycle. And a little bird has told me that Stephenson has finally nailed an ending!