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Tom Dreyfus is a Prefect, a law enforcement officer. His current case: investigating a murderous attack against one of the Glitter Band habitats that leaves nine hundred people dead. But then he uncovers an even greater threat-a covert plot by an enigmatic entity seeking nothing less than total control of the Glitter Band.

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A full-length novel set in the Revelation Space universe thatas asublime entertainmenta and agripping in the extreme.a( Locus)

Tom Dreyfus is a Prefect, a law enforcement officer with the Panoply. His beat is the multi-faceted utopian society of the Glitter Band, that vast swirl of space habitats orbiting the planet Yellowstone, the teeming hub of a human interstellar empire spanning many worlds.

His current case: investigating a murderous attack against one of the habitats that leaves nine hundred people dead, a crime that appalls even a hardened cop like Dreyfus. But then his investigation uncovers something even more potentially dangerousaa covert plot by an enigmatic entity seeking nothing less than total control of the Glitter Banda]

About the Author

Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St. Andrew's Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. A former astrophysicist for the European Space Agency, he lives in the Netherlands, near Leiden. He is now writing full-time.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780441017225
Author:
Reynolds, Alastair
Publisher:
Ace Books
Subject:
Science Fiction - Space Opera
Subject:
Science / Space Opera
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Space Opera
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Ace Science Fiction
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
6.70x4.10x1.20 in. .60 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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"Synopsis" by , A full-length novel set in the Revelation Space universe thatas asublime entertainmenta and agripping in the extreme.a( Locus)

Tom Dreyfus is a Prefect, a law enforcement officer with the Panoply. His beat is the multi-faceted utopian society of the Glitter Band, that vast swirl of space habitats orbiting the planet Yellowstone, the teeming hub of a human interstellar empire spanning many worlds.

His current case: investigating a murderous attack against one of the habitats that leaves nine hundred people dead, a crime that appalls even a hardened cop like Dreyfus. But then his investigation uncovers something even more potentially dangerousaa covert plot by an enigmatic entity seeking nothing less than total control of the Glitter Banda]

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