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A Fire Upon the Deep is a science fiction novel by American writer Vernor Vinge, a space opera involving superhuman intelligences, aliens, variable physics, space battles, love, betrayal, genocide, and a conversation medium resembling Usenet. A Fire Upon the Deep won the Hugo Award in 1993 (tied with Doomsday Book by Connie Willis).
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A Deepness in the Sky is a Hugo Award–winning science fiction novel by Vernor Vinge. Published in 1999, the novel is a loose prequel (set twenty thousand years earlier) to his earlier novel A Fire Upon the Deep.
1993 Hugo Winner (tie) & 1993 Nebula Winner
One of my favorite SF authors of the time. I read the books over and over.
Dark, truthful, artfully sculpted and prosaic. It permanently affected the way I arrange my words on paper.
Dune (Frank Herbert)
"In this Hugo-winning 1991 SF novel, Vernor Vinge gives us a wild new cosmology, a galaxy-spanning "Net of a Million Lies," some finely imagined aliens, and much nail-biting suspense."
Lord of Light, by Roger Zelazny
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The Children of the Sky is a science fiction novel by American writer Vernor Vinge. It is a direct sequel to A Fire Upon the Deep and shares the Zones of Thought universe with A Deepness in the Sky.
The Vor Game by Lois McMaster Bujold
Great book - loved it! Murder set in two cities coexisting in the same space. Amazing idea.