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
    Sep 04, 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
    Sep 17, 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...

  • Liviu
    Jul 09, 2016

    disappointing; the first PFH novel that felt like a drag to read and finish and I did it more from a "dot the i's and cross the t's" perspective than anything else and if it were from almost any other...

  • Mark
    Sep 23, 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 ...

  • Claudia
    Nov 09, 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 ...

  • Chip
    Aug 09, 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...

  • 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...

  • Gary
    Aug 01, 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...

  • Karl
    Jul 09, 2016

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

  • Dan Sowers
    Oct 15, 2016

    I have a fever, and the only prescription is More Commenwealth. While this review is officially about A Night Without Starts, I'm writing it more to help people who are interested in reading Peter F. ...