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Hot Head By Simon Ings

Hot Head by Simon Ings

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Summary

The extraordinary debut SF novel that announced Simon Ings as a major new genre talent, reissued.

Hot Head Summary

Hot Head by Simon Ings

An ambitious SF novel that is at once post-cyberpunk and post-modern. Complex, multi-layered, it combines hard science, tarot and images of late 20th-century Europe to make something utterly original. And introduces a memorable new heroine to the genre ...

Malise has a problem. She's come downwell to Earth, but years of space combat have ruined her: her muscles have wasted away, her past is a confused torture of events and her brain is wired to addictive military hardware that's illegal on Earth.

But with an AI mining probe returning to Earth, having bred and grown until it is hundreds of miles across, Malise is in the firing line again. The probe is indestructible and it is insatiable for more metals. No one knows how to stop it. Malise doesn't know she has a blueprint for humanity's survival wired into her head.

Hot Head Reviews

"A remarkable debut, full of startling imagery and set pieces of bizarrely inventive action." Roz Kaveney, author, "Reading the Vampire Slayer""

About Simon Ings

Simon Ings is the author of eight previous novels (some science fiction, some not) and two works of non-fiction, including the Baillie Gifford longlisted STALIN AND THE SCIENTISTS. His debut novel HOT HEAD was widely acclaimed. He is the arts editor of New Scientist magazine and splits his time between a sweltering penthouse in Dubai (not his) and possibly the coldest flat in London.

Additional information

GOR008583376
9780575130616
057513061X
Hot Head by Simon Ings
Used - Like New
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2014-02-27
288
Short-listed for British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel 1993 (UK)
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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