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The quiet war

Author: Paul J McAuley
Publisher: Amherst, NY : Pyr, 2009.
Series: Gollancz S.F
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-third century Earth, ravaged by climate change, looks backwards to the holy ideal of a pre-industrial Eden. Political power has been grabbed by a few powerful families and their green saints. Millions of people are imprisoned in teeming cities; millions more labour on Pharaonic projects to rebuild ruined ecosystems. On the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, the Outers, descendants of refugees from Earth's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction, English
Electronic books
Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McAuley, Paul J.
Quiet war.
Amherst, NY : Pyr, 2009
(DLC) 2009020754
(OCoLC)318873014
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul J McAuley
ISBN: 9781616141165 1616141166
OCLC Number: 841290448
Notes: "First published: London : Gollancz, an imprint of Orion Publishing Group, 2008."
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Gollancz S.F
Responsibility: Paul McAuley.

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