Ack-Ack Macque by Gareth L PowellAck-Ack Macque by Gareth L Powell

Ack-Ack Macque

byGareth L Powell

Mass Market Paperback | December 25, 2012

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Startling, fast-paced SF from one of the most striking new voices. A cigar-chomping monkey, nuclear-powered Zeppelins, electronic souls and a battle to avert armageddon.

In 1944, as waves of German ninjas parachute into Kent, Britain's best hopes for victory lie with a Spitfire pilot codenamed 'Ack-Ack Macaque'. The trouble is, Ack-Ack Macaque is a cynical, one-eyed, cigar-chomping monkey, and he's starting to doubt everything, including his own existence.

A century later, in a world where France and Great Britain merged in the late 1950s and nuclear-powered Zeppelins encircle the globe, ex-journalist Victoria Valois finds herself drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse with the man who butchered her husband and stole her electronic soul. Meanwhile, in Paris, after taking part in an illegal break-in at a research laboratory, the heir to the British throne goes on the run.

And all the while, the doomsday clock ticks towards Armageddon.
Gareth L. Powell was born in Bristol, England. He is the author of the recent SF novel Silversands, and the critically acclaimed short story collection, The Last Reef. His work has been published in magazines all over the world and featured in a number of recent anthologies, including Shine (Solaris, 2010).  In 2007, his short story ‘A...
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Title:Ack-Ack MacqueFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1.1 inPublished:December 25, 2012Publisher:SolarisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1781080607

ISBN - 13:9781781080603

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