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`Kicking off a promising new series, Gibson handles a big plot with some aplomb.'
'High-octane action, terrific future tech and a superbly imagined alien civilisation help to make this a page-turning belter from one of our best exponents of hardcore SF adventure' --Daily Mail
'Handles a big plot with some aplomb' --BBC Focus
It’s 2235 and through the advent of wormhole technology more than a dozen interstellar colonies have been linked to Earth. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.See all Product Description
In the company of Asimov and Clarke my new favourite, Gibson. Well crafted, thoroughly terrifying vision of a possible future, hinting at humanity's potential and applauding our... Read morePublished 3 months ago by R. R. Bastin
Very enjoyable! The first novel I have read by Gary Gibson and it will not be the last.Published 10 months ago by Keith Anthony
What ruined this book for me was the time-travel-by-wormhole stuff. I am not by any means a physics expert, but I just couldn't suspend my disbelief. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Darryl Godfrey
This is a great story. Full of action and a good pace. All characters and plots are relevant and enhance the overall story. Read morePublished on 10 July 2013 by Booklover
Full of great ideas and seems to be full of promise, just poorly laid out. I have read some very convoluted stories in my time but this one is really disjointed. Read morePublished on 18 April 2013 by M. Ives
This novel has a straightforward style and the story moves along quite briskly. There's a lot of action, and although not brilliantly described, this novel was better than many... Read morePublished on 1 Mar. 2013 by Kublai
Gary Gibson is starting to get into the habit of creating awe inspiring futuristic settings and vast star-spanning societies... Read morePublished on 29 Jan. 2013 by GazGroarke
Couldnt put this down till I finished it. The first but not the last Gary Gibson book I will read.Published on 3 Jan. 2013 by Stuart Burton
Overall a good read. It maintains a sense of mystery throughout while the plot builds in intensity resulting in a explosive and satisfying end. Read morePublished on 28 Dec. 2012 by Stu