Persepolis Rising - James S. A. Corey (Trade Paperback)

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Persepolis Rising is the seventh novel in the New York Times bestselling Expanse series.

In the thousand-sun network of humanity's expansion, new colony worlds are struggling to find their way. Every new planet lives on a knife-edge between collapse and wonder, and the crew of the aging gunship Rocinante have their hands more than full keeping the fragile peace.

In the vast space between Earth and Jupiter, the inner planets and the Belt have formed a tentative and uncertain alliance still haunted by a history of wars and prejudices. On the lost colony world of Laconia, a hidden enemy has a new vision for all of humanity and the power to enforce it.

New technologies clash with old as the history of human conflict returns to its ancient pattern of war and subjugation. But human nature is not the only enemy, and the forces being unleashed have their own price. A price that will change the shape of humanity - and of the Rocinante -unexpectedly and forever...

Product Details

Barcode
9780356510316
Department
Books
Released
22 Jan 2018
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Author
James S. A. Corey
Binding
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Series
The Expanse
Language
English
Number of Pages
560
Dimensions
231 x 155 x 40mm (718g)

Summary

NOW A MAJOR TV SHOW ON NETFLIX

Persepolis Rising is the seventh novel in the New York Times bestselling Expanse series.

In the thousand-sun network of humanity's expansion, new colony worlds are struggling to find their way. Every new planet lives on a knife-edge between collapse and wonder, and the crew of the aging gunship Rocinante have their hands more than full keeping the fragile peace.

In the vast space between Earth and Jupiter, the inner planets and the Belt have formed a tentative and uncertain alliance still haunted by a history of wars and prejudices. On the lost colony world of Laconia, a hidden enemy has a new vision for all of humanity and the power to enforce it.

New technologies clash with old as the history of human conflict returns to its ancient pattern of war and subjugation. But human nature is not the only enemy, and the forces being unleashed have their own price. A price that will change the shape of humanity - and of the Rocinante -unexpectedly and forever...

The Expanse series has sold over two million copies worldwide and is now a major television series.

The Expanse series:
Leviathan Wakes
Caliban's War
Abaddon's Gate
Cibola Burn
Nemesis Games
Babylon's Ashes
Persepolis Rising

Praise for the Expanse:

'The science fictional equivalent of A Song of Ice and Fire' NPR Books

'As close as you'll get to a Hollywood blockbuster in book form' io9.com

'Great characters, excellent dialogue, memorable fights' wired.com

'High adventure equalling the best space opera has to offer, cutting-edge technology and a group of unforgettable characters . . . Perhaps one of the best tales the genre has yet to produce' Library Journal

'This is the future the way it's supposed to be' Wall Street Journal

'Tense and thrilling' SciFiNow

Classification

General Subject
Science Fiction
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Opera
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Science Fiction / High Tech
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
BISAC Subject 4
Fiction / Science Fiction / Adventure
BIC Classification 1
Science fiction