Ten Billion Days and One Hundred Billion Nights by Ryu Mitsuse, Alexander O. Smith

Ten Billion Days and One Hundred Billion Nights

Ryu Mitsuse, Alexander O. Smith

284 pages first pub 1995 (editions)

fiction philosophy science fiction adventurous challenging informative slow-paced


Plato, Buddha, Christ—what brings these men to the far future to witness the end of the world?Reads L to R (Western Style). Ten billion days--that is how long it will take the philosopher Plato to determine the true systems of the world. One hundr...

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