skip to content
Ancestral machines Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ancestral machines

Author: Michael Cobley
Publisher: New York : Orbit, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"It was named Bringer of Battles, three hundred worlds orbiting a single artificial star, three hundred battlefields where different species vie for mastery and triumph. It is a cage where war is a game -- brutal, savage and sudden. In this arena, all must bend the knee to the Lords of Permutation and the ancient sentient weapons with which they have merged. Or suffer indescribable agonies. Trapped in this draconian  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Novels
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cobley
ISBN: 9780316221184 031622118X 0356501787 9780356501789
OCLC Number: 868040383
Description: xv, 472 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Michael Cobley.

Abstract:

Science fiction on an epic scale - a stand-alone science fiction adventure set in Michael Cobley's bestselling Humanity's Fire universe. Perfect for fans of Iain M. Banks or James S. A. Corey's  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/868040383> # Ancestral machines
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "868040383" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1761335396#Topic/dystopias> ; # Dystopias
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1761335396#Topic/imaginary_wars_and_battles> ; # Imaginary wars and battles
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1761335396#Topic/life_on_other_planets> ; # Life on other planets
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.92/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1761335396#Topic/space_warfare> ; # Space warfare
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1761335396#Person/cobley_michael> ; # Michael Cobley
   schema:bookEdition "First U.S. edition." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:datePublished "2016" ;
   schema:description ""It was named Bringer of Battles, three hundred worlds orbiting a single artificial star, three hundred battlefields where different species vie for mastery and triumph. It is a cage where war is a game -- brutal, savage and sudden. In this arena, all must bend the knee to the Lords of Permutation and the ancient sentient weapons with which they have merged. Or suffer indescribable agonies. Trapped in this draconian crucible of death, Brannan Pyke, captain and smuggler, must fight his way to freedom. Because in the Bringer of Battles, the game of war is played to the death and beyond."--"@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1761335396> ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Novels"@en ;
   schema:genre "Science fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1761335396#Series/humanity_s_fire> ; # Humanity's fire.
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1761335396#Series/a_humanity_s_fire_novel> ; # A humanity's fire novel
   schema:name "Ancestral machines"@en ;
   schema:productID "868040383" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780356501789> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780316221184> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/868040383> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1761335396#Person/cobley_michael> # Michael Cobley
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Cobley" ;
   schema:givenName "Michael" ;
   schema:name "Michael Cobley" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1761335396#Topic/imaginary_wars_and_battles> # Imaginary wars and battles
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Imaginary wars and battles"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1761335396#Topic/life_on_other_planets> # Life on other planets
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Life on other planets"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780316221184>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "031622118X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780316221184" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780356501789>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0356501787" ;
   schema:isbn "9780356501789" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.