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Children of Ruin
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Children of Ruin (Paperback)

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'My most anticipated book of the year' - Peter F. Hamilton, Britain's no.1 science fiction writer



Children of Ruin follows Adrian Tchaikovsky's extraordinary Children of Time, winner of the Arthur C. Clarke award. It is set in the same universe, with new characters and a thrilling narrative.



It has been waiting through the ages. Now it's time . . .



Thousands of years ago, Earth's terraforming program took to the stars. On the world they called Nod, scientists discovered alien life - but it was their mission to overwrite it with the memory of Earth. Then humanity's great empire fell, and the program's decisions were lost to time.



Aeons later, humanity and its new spider allies detected fragmentary radio signals between the stars. They dispatched an exploration vessel, hoping to find cousins from old Earth.



But those ancient terraformers woke something on Nod better left undisturbed.



And it's been waiting for them.



'Books like this are why we read science fiction'

- Ian McDonald, author of the Luna series



All underpinned by great ideas. And it is crisply modern - but with the sensibility of classic science fiction'

Stephen Baxter, author of the Long Earth series (with Terry Pratchett)

Fiction & PoetryScience FictionSpace opera Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publication Date: 20/02/2020 ISBN-13: 9781509865857  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Adrian Tchaikovsky was born in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, and headed off to university in Reading to study psychology and zoology. For reasons unclear even to himself, he subsequently ended up in law. Adrian has since worked as a legal executive in both Reading and Leeds and now writes full time. He also lives in Leeds, with his wife and son. Adrian is a keen live role-player and occasional amateur actor. He has also trained in stage-fighting and keeps no exotic or dangerous pets of any kind - possibly excepting his son. Adrian is the author of the critically acclaimed Shadows of the Apt series, the Echoes of the Fall series and other novels, novellas and short stories. The Tiger and the Wolf won the British Fantasy Award for Best Fantasy Novel - and Children of Time won the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. This was in the award's 30th anniversary year.

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