Synopses & Reviews
A virus attacks both man and machine in Chasm City, a domed human settlement on an otherwise inhospitable planet. With only the most wretched sort remaining, security operative Tanner Mirabel's search for a killer brings him face to face with a centuries-old atrocity.
Space opera at its fantastic best. (Book Browser)
Space opera at its fantastic best. (Book Browser) Cutting edge biology, AI, and alien intrigue...Reynolds is on fire. (Booklist)
"Deep, complex...a new world of wonder." -Denver Post
The follow-up to this acclaimed British author's first novel, Revelation Space.
In a city overrun by a virus that attacks both man and machine, an agent pursues a lowlife postmortal-and uncovers a centuries-old atrocity that history would rather forget...
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.