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Revelation Space Alastair Reynolds

Revelation Space By Alastair Reynolds

Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds

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'The span here is mind-boggling, cosmos-spanning concepts, a breathtaking journey' GOOD BOOK GUIDE

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Revelation Space: The Best of the SF Masterworks by Alastair Reynolds

Nine hundred thousand years ago, something wiped out the Amarantin.

For the humans now settling the Amarantin homeworld, it's of little more than academic interest, even after the discovery of a long-hidden, almost perfect city and a colossal statue of a winged Amarantin.

For brilliant, ruthless scientist Dan Sylveste, it's more than merely intellectual curiosity - and he will stop at nothing to get at the truth. Even if it costs him everything.

But the Amarantin were wiped out for a reason, and that danger is closer and greater than even Syveste imagines . . .

The original novel in the epic series, Revelation Space was nominated for both the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke awards. Reynolds' PhD in astronomy and experience with the ESA means that his space operas present hard science spins on intergalactic adventures and have impacted SF for years.

'The stories in the Revelation Space universe are packed with mind-expanding ideas . . . all of which keeps you coming back for more gripping excitement' - Kirkus
'Reynolds's vision of a future dominated by artificial intelligence trembles with the ultimate cold of the dark between the stars' - Publishers Weekly
'Along with Iain M Banks, Reynolds is perhaps the most successful British Space Opera author of his generation' - Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

Welcome to The Best Of The Masterworks: a selection of the finest in science fiction

About Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. He stopped working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer. REVELATION SPACE and PUSHING ICE were shortlisted for the ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD; REVELATION SPACE, ABSOLUTION GAP, DIAMOND DOGS and CENTURY RAIN were shortlisted for the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD and CHASM CITY won the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD. You can learn more by visiting

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Revelation Space: The Best of the SF Masterworks by Alastair Reynolds
Used - Very Good
Orion Publishing Co
Short-listed for Arthur C. Clarke Award 2001 (UK) Short-listed for British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel 2001 (UK)
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