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Helix is a fast-paced action adventure novel following the plight of four humans when they crash-land on what they think is a desolate, ice-bound planet. Daylight brings the discovery that the planet is one of thousands arranged in a vast spiral wound about a central sun. They set off to discover a more habitable, Earth-like world and come across strange races of aliens, and life-threatening perils, on their way.

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Helix is a fast-paced action adventure novel following the plight of four humans when they crashland on what they think is a desolate, ice-bound planet. Daylight brings the discovery that the planet is one of thousands arranged in a vast spiral wound about a central sun. They set off to discover a more habitable, Earth-like world and come across strange races of aliens, and life-threatening perils, on their way.

About the Author

Born in West Yorkshire, England in 1960, Brown has lived in Australia, India, and Greece. He began writing when he was fifteen and sold his first short story to Interzone in 1986. His story "The Time-Lapsed Man" won the Interzone readers' roll for the most admired story of 1988. He has won the British Science Fiction Award twice for his short stories and has published over twenty books: SF novels, collections, books for teenagers and younger children, as well as radio plays, articles and reviews. His latest books include the collection Threshold Shift, the novella The Extraordinary Voyage of Jules Verne, and the children's book Crazy Love. He is married to the writer and mediaevalist Finn Sinclair, and has one daughter, Freya. He lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. His website can be found at: ericbrownsf.port5.com

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John F., July 10, 2008 (view all comments by John F.)
This was my first introduction to English author Eric Brown and I'm hooked forever. Helix is a highly entertaining, space opera about colony ships with colonists in hypersleep sent from a dying earth to colonize a newly discovered habitable star system. Things go terribly wrong and the ship crashes. To survive, the major characters must traverse a constructed alien environment consisting of multiple worlds on a helix surrounding a star. The novel also utilizes alternating chapters to tell the story of some of the world's aliens who eventually cross paths with the surviving earth colonists. This novel is fast-paced, the characters believable, and the locale exotic. I will read many more novels of Eric Brown as they become available in the states.
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ISBN:
9781844164721
Author:
Brown, Eric
Publisher:
Solaris
Subject:
Science Fiction - Space Opera
Subject:
Science Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Space Opera
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 8.715 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Helix is a fast-paced action adventure novel following the plight of four humans when they crashland on what they think is a desolate, ice-bound planet. Daylight brings the discovery that the planet is one of thousands arranged in a vast spiral wound about a central sun. They set off to discover a more habitable, Earth-like world and come across strange races of aliens, and life-threatening perils, on their way.

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