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What if the cataclysmic Tunguska explosion of 1908 was caused, not by a meteor or a comet, but by a microscopic black hole?

What if that fantastic object - smaller than an atom, older than the stars, heavier than a mountain - is still down there, orbiting deep inside the earth, slowly consuming the planet?

What if only a rookie government agent and an uncannily-insightful consultant stand between a renegade Russian billionaire and his plans to use the black hole to change history - or end it?

What if it's all true?

For an alternative view of the Tunguska event and to explore the science behind Singularity, visit the Vurdalak Conjecture website.

Accolades
* Winner of the Gold Medal for Science Fiction in Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Awards

* Winner of the Independent Publishers Association's Ippy prize for Best Fantasy/Science Fiction novel of 2004

"Singularity is a swift, gripping novel with a goose-pimple mix of scary science and near-future action. An excellent debut from Bill DeSmedt - and I'll be looking forward to his next one!"- Greg Bear, Hugo and Nebula award-winning author

"DeSmedt veers an action-packed thriller into perilous realms of black hole physics. The combination of adrenaline and intellect sizzles."
- David Brin, Hugo and Nebula award-winning author

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    • 4.4 • 10 Ratings

What if the cataclysmic Tunguska explosion of 1908 was caused, not by a meteor or a comet, but by a microscopic black hole?

What if that fantastic object - smaller than an atom, older than the stars, heavier than a mountain - is still down there, orbiting deep inside the earth, slowly consuming the planet?

What if only a rookie government agent and an uncannily-insightful consultant stand between a renegade Russian billionaire and his plans to use the black hole to change history - or end it?

What if it's all true?

For an alternative view of the Tunguska event and to explore the science behind Singularity, visit the Vurdalak Conjecture website.

Accolades
* Winner of the Gold Medal for Science Fiction in Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Awards

* Winner of the Independent Publishers Association's Ippy prize for Best Fantasy/Science Fiction novel of 2004

"Singularity is a swift, gripping novel with a goose-pimple mix of scary science and near-future action. An excellent debut from Bill DeSmedt - and I'll be looking forward to his next one!"- Greg Bear, Hugo and Nebula award-winning author

"DeSmedt veers an action-packed thriller into perilous realms of black hole physics. The combination of adrenaline and intellect sizzles."
- David Brin, Hugo and Nebula award-winning author

    Announcing Doctor Jack's Soapbox Seminars!

    Announcing Doctor Jack's Soapbox Seminars!

    Singularity's over, but the science behind it goes on. Join everybody's favorite cosmologist as he delves deeper into the Tunguska Event right here on Podiobooks.com.

    • 1 min
    Chapter 47: The Last Word

    Chapter 47: The Last Word

    The Great Singularity Q and A Episode.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Chapter 46 - Epilogue: The Bridge

    Chapter 46 - Epilogue: The Bridge

    ... Or not.

    • 13 min
    Chapter 45: Mopping Up

    Chapter 45: Mopping Up

    All over but the debriefing.

    • 9 min
    Chapter 44: Last Row on the Chessboard

    Chapter 44: Last Row on the Chessboard

    It all comes down to this.

    • 22 min
    Chapter 43: Le Mot Juste

    Chapter 43: Le Mot Juste

    This is the way the world ends ...

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Trappage ,

A must

Great audio podcast ,narrators voice is hypnotizing A+,highly recommended just wish there were more similar to this one John c adler

Pinky.1234 ,

I tried

I tried to get through this 3 separate times and I just couldn’t follow it. I really wanted to like it, the story sounds great and there are such good reviews. I may try again later

J.C. from Hamilton ,

Incredible

Amazing story, fantastic production, intriguing characters. "I wouldn't mind insomnia, if only I could sleep through it" -Favourite line :D

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