Revelation Space - Alastair Reynolds (Paperback)

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Product Details

Barcode
9780441009428
Department
Books
Released
28 May 2002
Supply Source
USA

Book

Author
Alastair Reynolds
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Berkley Pub Group
Edition
Reprint
Language
English
Number of Pages
585
Dimensions
171 x 108 x 38mm (272g)

Annotation

As human colonists settle on the planet of Amarantin, a world whose native inhabitants mysteriously vanished nearly a million years before, one man, Dan Silvester, becomes convinced that their disappearance could hold the key to human survival on the planet, but he soon discovers that someone will do anything to hide the truth. A first novel. Reprint.

Summary

The highly-acclaimed first novel in the Revelation Space universe&;a debut that has redefined the space opera with a staggering journey across vast gulfs of time and space to confront the very nature of reality itself...

&;[A] TOUR DE FORCE&;RAVISHINGLY INVENTIVE.&;&;Publishers Weekly
 
Nine hundred thousand years ago, something annihilated the Amarantin civilization just as it was on the verge of discovering space flight. Now one scientist, Dan Sylveste, will stop at nothing to solve the Amarantin riddle before ancient history repeats itself. With no other resources at his disposal, Sylveste forges a dangerous alliance with the cyborg crew of the starship Nostalgia for Infinity. But as he closes in on the secret, a killer closes in on him. Because the Amarantin were destroyed for a reason&;and if that reason is uncovered, the universe&;and reality itself&;could be irrevocably altered...

Fiction

General Subject
Science Fiction
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Academic Subject 1
English Science Fiction And Fantasy
Dewey Classification
813