The Galaxy, And The Ground Within

June 8, 2021|
The Galaxy, And The Ground Within by Becky Chambers
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Sunday Timesbestselling author Becky Chambers returns to the Galactic Commons in the final installment in her award-winning and critically acclaimed Wayfarers series.

With no water, no air, and no native life, the planet Gora is unremarkable. The only thing it has going for it is a chance proximity to more popular worlds, making it a decent stopover for ships traveling between the wormholes that keep the Galactic Commons connected. If deep space is a highway, Gora is just your average truck stop.

One of the many establishments present is the Five-Hop One-Stop, a place where long-haul spacers can stretch their legs (if they have legs, that is), and pick up fuel, transit permits, and assorted supplies. The Five-Hop is run by an enterprising alien and her occasionally helpful child, who both work hard to provide a little piece of home to everyone passing through.

When a freak technological failure halts traffic to and from Gora, three strangers are thrown together at the Five-Hop. Grounded, and with nothing to do but wait, the trio - an exiled artist with an appointment to keep, a cargo runner at a personal crossroads, and a mysterious individual doing her best to help those on the fringes - are compelled to confront where they''ve been, where they might go, and what they might be to each other.

PRAISE FOR THE WAYFARERS

''Becky Chambers is a wonder, and I feel better for having her books in my life'' JOHN CONNOLLY

''In a word, brilliant'' ANDREW CALDECOTT

''A quietly profound, humane tour de force''GUARDIAN

''Chambers is simply an exceptional talent''TOR.COM

''Becky Chambers takes space opera in a whole new and unexpected direction'' BEN AARONOVITCH
Becky Chambers is a science fiction author based in Northern California. She is best known for her Hugo Award-winningWayfarersseries, which currently includesThe Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet,A Closed and Common Orbit, andRecord of a Spaceborn Few. Her books have also been nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Locus Award, ...
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Title:The Galaxy, And The Ground Within
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:400 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 1 in
Published:June 8, 2021
Publisher:Hodder
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781473647671

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