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Author: Richard K Morgan
Publisher: London, Eng. : Gollancz, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Takeshi Kovacs is an Envoy, a soldier trained to withstand transfer from one body to the next. He is employed (resleeved) by a Meth (as in Methuselah) billionaire who was killed (and subsequently resleeved) and who wants to know how and why.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard K Morgan
ISBN: 9780575081246 0575081244 0575073217 9780575073210 0575073225 9780575073227
OCLC Number: 843070027
Awards: Winner of Philip K. Dick Award 2004 (UK)
Short-listed for WH Smith Book Awards (New Talent) 2003
Description: 471 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Richard Morgan.


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Outstanding. An astonishing first novel * THE TIMES * An astonishing piece of work. Intriguing and inventive in equal proportions -- Peter F Hamilton

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