On the Steel Breeze

On the Steel Breeze

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It is a thousand years in the future. Mankind is making its way out into the universe on massive generation ships. The new novel from Alastair Reynolds is one for fans of Peter F. Hamilton and Iain M. Banks.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 154 x 238 x 46mm | 799.99g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Gollancz
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0575090456
  • 9780575090453
  • 115,002

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As good as contemporary SF gets. -- Jonathan Wright SFX MAGAZINE On The Steel Breeze is a brilliant, self-assured, colourful space opera- with talking elephants. -- John Wyatt SUN The book is not merely a sequel, but a standalone adventure with heart. -- Val Nolan Irish Examiner Clever, thoughtful, feel-good SF. -- John Wyatt SUN Alastair Reynolds's On the Steel Breeze moves his ambitious Poseidon's Children's series into interstellar space. -- Adam Roberts The Guardianshow more

About Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. He stopped working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer. REVELATION SPACE and PUSHING ICE were shortlisted for the ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD; REVELATION SPACE, ABSOLUTION GAP, DIAMOND DOGS and CENTURY RAIN were shortlisted for the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD and CHASM CITY won the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD. You can learn more by visiting voxish.tripod.com, or by following @AquilaRift on twitter.show more

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3,957 ratings
4.01 out of 5 stars
5 28% (1,110)
4 50% (1,961)
3 19% (755)
2 3% (109)
1 1% (22)
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