Sea of Tranquility: A novel

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space.
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272 pages

Average rating: 7.32




Community Reviews

May 15, 2024
9/10 stars
This felt like an effortless read while at the same time being a thoroughly planned out and executed story. I loved it and would recommend it to just about anyone, regardless of if they like sci-fi. The less you know going in, the better.
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Apr 09, 2024
10/10 stars
Having read Station Eleven already, I was really excited to read this, and I wasn't disappointed. I loved every chapter, especially Mirella's one - which led me to also read the Glass Hotel. The sci-fi elements made is so mysterious, while also rooted in reality. Highly recommend.
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Jessie Gee
Mar 30, 2024
10/10 stars
Cool story about the connections across time and space. Edwin St. Andrew is eighteen years old when he crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled from polite society following an ill-conceived diatribe at a dinner party. He enters the forest, spellbound by the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, and suddenly hears the notes of a violin echoing in an airship terminal—an experience that shocks him to his core.
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Mar 24, 2024
8/10 stars
This story began (for me) fragmented and disjointed. But it quickly began to make sense. I was thrilled with the ending! It's one of those books that I will read again and pay more attention to detail now that I know the end. I enjoyed Emily St. John Mandel's sci-fi and will read her other books.
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Dec 27, 2023
8/10 stars
Lots to ponder here. Are we living in a simulation? Does it matter? This book about a pandemic and time travel was surprisingly easy to follow in audio, despite slipping around among several different time periods. There were separate readers which helped. Very enjoyable.
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