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Emperor: Time's Tapestry: 1 Hardcover – 2 Jan 2007

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  • Hardcover: 302 pages
  • Publisher: Ace Books (2 Jan. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0441014666
  • ISBN-13: 978-0441014668
  • Product Dimensions: 16.1 x 2.8 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,573,695 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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aBAXTER AT HIS BEST.a
a"GUARDIAN" (LONDON)
aA multi-generational story of how an idea can permeate time and change the parameters of human existence.a
aS.M. STIRLING
aA vividly convincing picture of a past world.a
a"SFX"

BAXTER AT HIS BEST.
"GUARDIAN" (LONDON)
A multi-generational story of how an idea can permeate time and change the parameters of human existence.
S.M. STIRLING
A vividly convincing picture of a past world.
"SFX"

?BAXTER AT HIS BEST.?
?"GUARDIAN" (LONDON)

?A multi-generational story of how an idea can permeate time and change the parameters of human existence.?
?S.M. STIRLING

?A vividly convincing picture of a past world.?
?"SFX"

Baxter produces something new and subtly different in the time travel genre. A multi-generational story of how an idea can permeate time and change the parameters of human existence with a large cast of Romans, ancient Britons, and colorful settings. S. M. Stirling

Epic historical fiction laced with a science fiction premise a vividly convincing picture of a past world. SFX

Strong imagination and a capacity for awe abound in the work of Stephen Baxter. The London Times Literary Supplement
"Formally audacious, constantly surprising, clinically subversive of the genre norms, cosmic irony always at hand to awe and undercut the reader." Locus
"Baxter at his best." The Guardian (London)"

"Baxter produces something new and subtly different in the time travel genre. A multi-generational story of how an idea can permeate time and change the parameters of human existence...with a large cast of Romans, ancient Britons, and colorful settings."--S. M. Stirling

"Epic historical fiction laced with a science fiction premise...a vividly convincing picture of a past world."--SFX

"Strong imagination and a capacity for awe abound in the work of Stephen Baxter."--The London Times Literary Supplement

"Formally audacious, constantly surprising, clinically subversive of the genre norms, cosmic irony always at hand to awe and undercut the reader."--Locus

"Baxter at his best."--The Guardian (London) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Stephen Baxter was born in Liverpool, England, in 1957. He holds degrees in mathematics, from Cambridge University; engineering, from Southampton University; and business administration, from Henley Management College. He’s a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society.

His first professionally published short story appeared in 1987. He has been a full-time author since 1995 and is currently Vice-President of the British Science Fiction Association.

His science fiction novels have been published in the UK, the US, and in many other countries including Germany, Japan, France. His books have won several awards including the Philip K Dick Award, the John Campbell Memorial Award, the British Science Fiction Association Award, the Kurd Lasswitz Award (Germany) and the Seiun Award (Japan) and have been nominated for several others, including the Arthur C Clarke Award, the Hugo Award and Locus awards. He has also published over 100 sf short stories, several of which have won prizes. He can be found at stephen-baxter.com.


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