Shaman

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 Palaeolithic 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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 158 x 239 x 39mm | 748g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Orbit
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1841499994
  • 9781841499994
  • 357,209

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An amazing piece of recreation, vividly evoking the deprivations, animalistic beliefs and day-to-day struggles of a primitive tribe FINANCIAL TIMES Robinson's prose is rich and detailed ... Superb SFX Shaman is set in an era of human history almost unimaginably different from ours, but Robinson brings it alive through a detailed account of Loon's experiences GUARDIAN Low-tech lives and Ice Age conditions are all superbly evoked DAILY MAIL An intelligent, and at times mesmerising novel IRISH EXAMINER A thrilling journey through an age of ice and stone - one of Kim Stanley Robinson's best! Greg Bearshow more

About Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards. He is the author of over twenty previous books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the highly acclaimed 2312. He lives in Davis, California.show more
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