Blue Remembered Earth

Blue Remembered Earth

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One hundred and fifty years from now, in a world where Africa is the dominant technological and economic power, and where crime, war, disease and poverty have been banished to history, Geoffrey Akinya wants only one thing: to be left in peace, so that he can continue his studies into the elephants of the Amboseli basin. But Geoffrey's family, the vast Akinya business empire, has other plans. After the death of Eunice, Geoffrey's grandmother, erstwhile space explorer and entrepreneur, something awkward has come to light on the Moon, and Geoffrey is tasked - well, blackmailed, really - to go up there and make sure the family's name stays suitably unblemished. But little does Geoffrey realise - or anyone else in the family, for that matter - what he's about to unravel. Eunice's ashes have already have been scattered in sight of Kilimanjaro. But the secrets she died with are about to come back out into the open, and they could change everything. Or shatter this near-utopia into shards ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 155 x 233 x 39mm | 670g
  • Gollancz
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Trade Paperback.
  • 0575088281
  • 9780575088283
  • 79,350

About Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales. He spent several years in Holland working for ESA he returned to Wales. He studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy.
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