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Alastair Reynolds


Tor U.K.

Horror » Apocalyptic;
Science Fiction » Science;
Science Fiction » Future Society;
Science Fiction » Post Holocaust Sci-Fi;
Science Fiction » Time Travel;
Science Fiction » Hard Science Fiction


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Fix the past. Save the present. Stop the future.

2080: at a remote site on the edge of the Arctic Circle, a group of scientists, engineers and physicians gather to gamble humanity's future on one last-ditch experiment. Their goal: to make a tiny alteration to the past, averting a global catastrophe while at the same time leaving recorded history intact. To make the experiment work, they just need one last recruit: an ageing schoolteacher whose late mother was the foremost expert on the mathematics of paradox.

2028: a young woman goes into surgery for routine brain surgery. In the days following her operation, she begins to hear another voice in her head... an unwanted presence which seems to have a will, and a purpose, all of its own - one that will disrupt her life entirely. The only choice left to her is a simple one.

Does she resist... or become a collaborator?

By:   Alastair Reynolds
Imprint:   Tor U.K.
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 204mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 12mm
Weight:   207g
ISBN:   9781250303561
ISBN 10:   1250303567
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   March 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Alastair Reynolds was born in Wales in 1966. He has a Ph.D. in astronomy. From 1991 until 2007, he lived in The Netherlands, where he was employed by The European Space Agency as an astrophysicist. He is now a full-time writer.

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