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The Departure (Owner Novel 1) Hardcover – 5 Sept. 2011

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The beginning of a new series from a master of space opera featuring Alan Saul

About the Author

Neal Asher was born in Billericay, Essex, and divides his time between here and Crete. His previous full-length novels are Gridlinked, The Skinner, The Line of Polity, Cowl, Brass Man, The Voyage of the Sable Keech, Polity Agent, Hilldiggers, Prador Moon, Line War, Shadow of the Scorpion, Orbus and The Technician.

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1.0 out of 5 stars A series I truly wanted to like as I had adored previous writings by Neal Asher ...
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