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  •  World Engines: Destroyer

World Engines: Destroyer

  • Цена: 19.99 лв
    3.81 (10 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Автор:Stephen Baxter
    Година на издаване:Publication date 23 Jun 2020
    Език: English
    Корица: Paperback
    Страници: 576 pages

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In the year 2570, a sleeper will wake . . .


In the mid-21st century, the Kernel, a strange object on a five-hundred-year-orbit, is detected coming from high above the plane of the solar system. Could it be an alien artefact? In the middle of climate-change crises, there is no mood for space-exploration stunts - but Reid Malenfant, elderly, once a shuttle pilot and frustrated would-be asteroid miner, decides to go take a look anyway. Nothing more is heard of him. But his ex-wife, Emma Stoney, sets up a trust fund to search for him the next time the Kernel returns . . .


By 2570 Earth is transformed. A mere billion people are supported by advanced technology on a world that is almost indistinguishable from the natural, with recovered forests, oceans, ice caps. It is not an age for expansion; there are only small science bases beyond the Earth. But this is a world you would want to live in: a Star Trek without the stars.


After 500 years the Kernel returns, and a descendant of Stoney, who Malenfant will call Emma II, mounts a mission to see what became of Malenfant. She finds him still alive, cryo-preserved . . . His culture-shock encounter with a conservative future is entertaining . . . But the Kernel itself turns out to be attached to a kind of wormhole, through which Malenfant and Emma II, exploring further, plummet back in time, across five billion years . . .

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  • Stephen Baxter
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  • Автор Stephen Baxter
    Година на издаване Publication date 23 Jun 2020
    Език English
    Корица Paperback
    Страници 576 pages
    Размери 0.400kg (13cm x 20cm)
    Категория Книги /  Книги на английски език /  Fiction /  SF, Fantasy, Horror / 
    Код: 276.484
    ISBN/Barcode: 9781473223196
    Производител: ORION
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