Revelation Space by Alastair ReynoldsRevelation Space by Alastair Reynolds

Revelation Space

byAlastair Reynolds

Paperback | December 11, 2008

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Nine hundred thousand years ago, something wiped out the Amarantin. For the human colonists now settling the Amarantin homeworld Resurgam, it's of little more than academic interest, even after the discovery of a long-hidden, almost perfect Amarantin city and a colossal statue of a winged Amarantin. For brilliant but ruthless scientist Dan Sylveste, it's more than merelty intellectual curiosity - and he will stop at nothing to get at the truth. Even if the truth costs him everything. But the Amarantin were wiped out for a reason, and that danger is closer and greater than even Syveste imagines ...

REVELATION SPACE: a huge, magnificent space opera that ranges across the known and unknown universe ... towards the most terrifying of destinations.
Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. He stopped working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer. REVELATION SPACE and PUSHING ICE were shortlisted for the ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD; REVELATION SPA...
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Title:Revelation SpaceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 11, 2008Publisher:ORION PUBLISHING GROUPLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0575083093

ISBN - 13:9780575083097

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rich world building and strong characters This book has it all: a galaxy spanning civilization, rich world building, and strong female characters. I enjoyed it immensely and can't wait to dive into the next book in the series.
Date published: 2017-11-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sci-fi A far-future science fiction novel. Reynolds mixes achaeology, synthetic life and space exploration into an intriguing novel.
Date published: 2017-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reynolds is a master creating stories of a far future humanity mixed with edgy space opera adventures.
Date published: 2013-11-02

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'Reynolds's narrative is truly breathtaking in scope and intricate in detail, making him a mastersinger of the space opera'-THE TIMES