A Night Without Stars: A Novel of the Commonwealth
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A Night Without Stars: A Novel of the Commonwealth


Following the astonishing The Abyss Beyond Dreams, Night Without Stars is the epic second and final part to Peter F. Hamilton's Chronicle of the Fallers.

The planet Bienvenido is in crisis. It has finally escaped the Void, emerging into regular space. But it's millions of light-years from Commonwealth assistance, and humans are battling the Fallers for control of their world. This rapacious adversary, evolved to destroy all sentient life, has infiltrated every level of human society - hijacking unwilling bodies so its citizens fear their leaders, friends and family.

A mysterious figure known as the Warrior Angel leads a desperate resistance. She's helped by forbidden Commonwealth technology, which gives her a crucial edge. But the government obstructs the Angel's efforts at every turn, blinded by prejudice and technophobia. As Fallers also prepare to attack from the skies, she might need to incite rebellion to fight this invasion. But the odds seem impossible.

Then astronaut Ry Evine uncovers one last hope. On a mission against the enemy, his spacecraft damages an unidentified vessel. This crash-lands on the planet carrying unexpected cargo: a baby. This extraordinary Commonwealth child possesses knowledge that could save them all. But if the Fallers catch her, the people of Bienvenido will not survive.

Title:A Night Without Stars: A Novel of the Commonwealth
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:704 pages

    A Night Without Stars: A Novel of the Commonwealth Reviews

  • Michael
    Jul 02, 2016

    The many hours of reading pleasure from this space opera on a grand scale almost made it a five-star wonder for me. The far-future humans in this tale desperately pull out all the stops and put aside ...

  • Kate
    Jun 15, 2016

    What a book! The Commonwealth chronicle begun with The Abyss Beyond Dreams concludes and it is magnificent. There is so much going on here, so many lives, I'll be thinking it over for a long time. Tem...

  • Mark
    Jun 14, 2016

    Night Without Stars is Peter F Hamilton’s conclusion to his Chronicle of the Fallers duology, itself effectively a conclusion – at least for the moment – of his Commonwealth Universe. Following ...

  • Gary
    Jul 22, 2016

    A Night Without Stars is the disappointing sequel to The Abyss Beyond Dreans. Whereas the earlier volume was characterized by some intriguing ideas and was populated by some complicated characters the...

  • William
    Feb 07, 2017

    5-Stars for the colossal, exciting, and very poignant final ending of the Commonwealth Saga. Over so many years, we have loved these characters, brought them into our families, lived with them, strive...

  • MadProfessah
    Oct 13, 2016

    Somewhat inconsistent but enjoyable entry in Commonwealth sagaA strong ending (with cameo appearances by some of the most famous and beloved figures in Hamilton's recent oeuvre) rescues this entry in ...

  • Chip
    Jul 10, 2016

    Part two of the Chronicle of the Fallers series that began with The Abyss Beyond Dreams. If there is someone that can keep a series going without the quality decreasing over time, it is Peter F. Hamil...

  • Claudia
    Oct 26, 2016

    This is the book that ends the Commonwealth universe series. To be honest, I liked the previous trilogies better.This one had too much Marvel-like characters for my taste and too many cliches. Not to ...

  • Andrea
    Oct 15, 2016

    An entertaining, breakneck adventure in a modern boy's own cracking good romp that takes no prisoners.Here is what I loved about his earlier works, that I found lost in the introspective rambling firs...

  • Karl
    Jul 09, 2016

    This book is an Advanced Uncorrected Proof with an on sale date of 09/27/16....