Shaman : A novel of the Ice Age

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An award-winning and bestselling SF writer, Kim Stanley Robinson is widely acknowledged as one of the most exciting and visionary writers in the field. His latest novel, 2312, imagined how we would be living 300 years from now. Now, with his new novel, he turns from our future to our past - to the paleolithic era, and an extraordinary moment in humanity's development. An emotionally powerful and richly detailed portrayal of life 30,000 years ago, it is a novel that will appeal both to his existing fans and a whole new mainstream readership.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 153 x 235 x 35mm | 610g
  • Orbit
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0356500446
  • 9780356500447
  • 291,648

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Robinson's expert world building and lyrical prose offer Jack London-esque pleasures as they depict the stark beauties of the icy landscape - it's desolation, dangers and the desperate choices it forces people to make when pushed to the edge of existence. Richly detailed. KIRKUS REVIEWS
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A reminder not just of the possibilities science opens up, but of science fiction's importance in opening our minds to those possibilities
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About Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson has won the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards. He is the author of over twenty previous books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the highly acclaimed science fiction epic 2312, which has been shortlisted for Hugo, Nebula, BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke awards. He lives in Davis, California.
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