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Descent

Author: Ken MacLeod
Publisher: London : Orbit, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How far would you go for the truth? Ball lightning. Weather balloons. Secret military aircraft. Ryan knows all the justifications for UFO sightings. But when something falls out of the sky on the hills near his small Scottish town, he finds his cynicism can't identify or explain the phenomenon. And in a future where nothing is a secret, where everything is recorded on CCTV or reported online, why can he find no  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken MacLeod
ISBN: 9781841499413 1841499412
OCLC Number: 873062728
Description: 403 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ken MacLeod.

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Ken MacLeod, author of 2013 Arthur C. Clarke Award-nominated Intrusion, tells a science fiction story for the twenty-first century - this is what happens when conspiracy theorists meet Big Brother.  Read more...

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Descent is politically engaged, brimming with smart ideas and shot through with a mordant wit. The novel is dedicated to the memory of MacLeod's friend Iain M. Banks, and one feels that the future of Read more...

 
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