Brass Man

Kobo ebook | August 21, 2009

byNeal Asher

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On the primitive world of Cull, a knight errant called Anderson is hunting a dragon, little knowing that far away someone else (now more technology than human flesh) has resurrected a brass killing machine called ‘Mr Crane’ to assist in a similar hunt encompassing star systems. When agent Cormac learns that this old enemy still lives, he sets out in pursuit aboard the attack ship Jack Ketch … whilst scientist Mika begins discovering the horrifying truth about that ancient technology ostensibly produced by the alien Jain. Meanwhile, for the people of Cull, each day proves a struggle to survive on a planet roamed by ferocious insectile monsters, while they slowly construct the industrial base that may enable them to escape to their forefathers’ starship -- still orbiting far above them. But an entity with questionable motives, calling itself Dragon, assists them with genetic by-blows created out of humans and the hideous local monsters. And now the planet itself, for millennia geologically inactive, is increasingly suffering earthquakes … 'Compelling reading ... Asher has become a resounding and distinctive voice in British SF' SFRevu

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On the primitive world of Cull, a knight errant called Anderson is hunting a dragon, little knowing that far away someone else (now more technology than human flesh) has resurrected a brass killing machine called ‘Mr Crane’ to assist in a similar hunt encompassing star systems. When agent Cormac learns that this old enemy still lives, ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 21, 2009Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0330464817

ISBN - 13:9780330464819

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