A Space OperaeBook - 2010
With visionary epics like The Stone Canal, The Cassini Division, and Cosmonaut Keep, award-winning Scottish author Ken MacLeod has led a revolution in contemporary science fiction, blending cutting edge science and razor-sharp political insights with pure, over-the-top interstellar adventure. Now MacLeod takes this heady mix to a new level with a stunning new SF masterwork—Newton's Wake.In the aftermath of the Hard Rapture—a cataclysmic war sparked by the explosive evolution of Earth's artificial intelligences into godlike beings—a few remnants of humanity managed to survive. Some even prospered.Lucinda Carlyle, head of an ambitious clan of galactic entrepreneurs, had carved out a profitable niche for herself and her kin by taking control of the Skein, a chain of interplanetary star-gates left behind by the posthumans. But on a world called Eurydice, a remote planet at the farthest rim of the galaxy, Lucinda stumbled upon a forgotten relic of the past that could threaten her way of life.At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.
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