Revelation Space (Paperback)
|Author: Alastair Reynolds|
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There was a razorstorm coming in. (from the first line)
|Hundreds of thousands of years ago, the Amarantin civilization was annihilated just as it was on the verge of space flight. Scientist Dan Sylveste is determined to solve the Amarantin riddle before ancient history repeats itself and he forges a deadly alliance with the cyborg crew of a spaceship. But as Sylveste closes in on a secret, a killer closes in on him. A "Locus" Best First Novel of the Year. (June)|
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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.Alastair Reynolds's critically acclaimed debut has redefined the space opera with a staggering journey across vast gulfs of time and space to confront the very nature of reality itself.