Axiom's End: A Novel

July 21, 2020|
Axiom's End: A Novel by Lindsay Ellis
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The alternate history first contact adventure Axiom''s End is an extraordinary debut from Hugo finalist and video essayist Lindsay Ellis.

Truth is a human right.

It''s fall 2007. A well-timed leak has revealed that the US government might have engaged in first contact. Cora Sabino is doing everything she can to avoid the whole mess, since the force driving the controversy is her whistleblower father. Even though Cora hasn''t spoken to him in years, his celebrity has caught the attention of the press, the Internet, the paparazzi, and the government-and with him in hiding, that attention is on her. She neither knows nor cares whether her father''s leaks are a hoax, and wants nothing to do with him-until she learns just how deeply entrenched her family is in the cover-up, and that an extraterrestrial presence has been on Earth for decades.

Realizing the extent to which both she and the public have been lied to, she sets out to gather as much information as she can, and finds that the best way for her to uncover the truth is not as a whistleblower, but as an intermediary. The alien presence has been completely uncommunicative until she convinces one of them that she can act as their interpreter, becoming the first and only human vessel of communication. Their otherworldly connection will change everything she thought she knew about being human-and could unleash a force more sinister than she ever imagined.

LINDSAY ELLIS is an author, Hugo finalist and video essayist who creates online content about media, narrative, and film theory. After earning her bachelor''s in Cinema Studies from NYU''s Tisch School of the Arts, she earned her MFA in Film and Television Production from USC''s School of Cinematic Arts with a focus in documentary and ...
Title:Axiom's End: A NovelFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:384 pages, 9.56 X 6.4 X 1.24 inShipping dimensions:384 pages, 9.56 X 6.4 X 1.24 inPublished:July 21, 2020Publisher:St. Martin's Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1250256739

ISBN - 13:9781250256737

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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