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Firewalkers : Signed limited edition hardcover from Arthur C. Clarke award-winning author Adrian Tchaikovsky

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Firewalkers are brave. Firewalkers are resourceful. Firewalkers are expendable.

The Earth is burning. Nothing can survive at the Anchor; not without water and power. But the ultra-rich, waiting for their ride off the dying Earth? They can buy water. And as for power?

Well, someone has to repair the solar panels, down in the deserts below.

Kids like Mao, and Lupe, and Hotep; kids with brains and guts but no hope.

The Firewalkers.


"Tchaikovsky interleaves graphically violent scenes of war with penetrating philosophical insights" - The Guardian on Redemption's Blade

"Great pace, compelling characters, some serious ethical arguments to make, and amazing action scenes. And it's startlingly fun." - Tor.com on Redemption's Blade
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 25mm | 386g
  • SOLARIS
  • Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • English
  • No
  • 1781088489
  • 9781781088487
  • 54,736

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"Firewalkers brims with intelligence and excitement." * The Waterstones Round Up * "This is a great story; it has a lot to say, and wraps its larger themes in a compelling narrative that kept me reading all night, even as I didn't want it to end. This is great stuff, and you really should read it." * Sci-Fi & Fantasy Reviews * Tchaikovsky sharply addresses the connection between class and climate, weaving pressing ethical questions into a thrilling adventure. * Publishers Weekly, starred review *
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About Adrian Tchaikovsky

Adrian Tchaikovsky was born in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire before heading off to Reading to study psychology and zoology. For reasons unclear even to himself he subsequently ended up in law and has worked as a legal executive in both Reading and Leeds, where he now lives. Married, he is a keen live role-player and occasional amateur actor, has trained in stage-fighting, and keeps no exotic or dangerous pets of any kind, possibly excepting his son.
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54 ratings
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4 43% (23)
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2 6% (3)
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