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Título: Century Rain
Editorial: Victor Gollancz, London
Año de publicación: 2004
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Condición del libro: Near Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author
Edición: First Edition.
Near Fine Book in Excellent Dust Jacket that is in a protective mylar cover. The book is in Fine condition except for the sunning of a few pages and a small smudge on the bottom end. There are no dents, no clips, no remainder marks. The Dust Jacket is As New. This is the elusive British Edition and in a very nice state. This item carefully packaged and shipped in a sturdy box. Very Nice Copy. N° de ref. de la librería 002625
Three hundred years in the future, Verity Auger is a specialist in the archaeological exploration of Earth, rendered uninhabitable after the technological catastrophe known as the Nanocaust. After a field-trip to goes badly wrong, Verity is forced to redeem herself by participating in a dangerous mission, for which her expertise in invaluable.
Using a backdoor into an unstable alien transit system, Auger's faction has discovered something astonishing at the far end of a wormhole: mid twentieth-century Earth, preserved like a fly in amber. Is it a window into the past, a simulation, or something else entirely?
CENTURY RAIN is not just a time-travel story, nor a tale of alternate history. Part hard SF thriller, part interstellar adventure, part noir romance, CENTURY RAIN is something altogether stranger.
Century Rain is a darkly brilliant love story, set in worlds we think we know but don't. (Jon Courtenay Grimwood GUARDIAN)
"Further proof that he is shaping up into one of SF's best and most ambitious novelists". (Jonathan Wright SFX)
This is an intelligent space opera (Roz Kaveney Time Out)
"Century Rain is an absolute cracker of a novel. Reynolds has always been a consistently bright star in the firmament of British sci-fi but now he has suddenly, perhaps unexpectedly, gone supernova. (OUTLAND OTTAKAR'S)
Century Rain is an exciting, thought-provoking novel, an audacious synthesis of genre forms. Alastair Reynolds is now in his novelistic prime. (Nick Gevers LOCUS)
While science ficiton and mystery have often been combined, no writer has done so with such intelligence or originality as Alastair Reynolds. In a single novel, he steps from the mean streets to the far future." (Rick Kleffel Interzone)
Century Rain demonstrates the growing maturity of his talent ( Edge Magazine)
Leaves you wishing that more science fiction was this good. A genuinely great book. (Brigid Cherry Dreamwatch)
With Century Rain, Alastair Reynolds continues the coruscating path he has blazed through SF skies. This a whopping 500-pager, brimming with ideas. (Barry Seddon Manchester Evening News)
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