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Children of ruin

Author: Adrian Tchaikovsky
Publisher: New York, NY : Orbit, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Thousands of years ago, Earth's terraforming program took to the stars. On the world they called Nod, scientists discovered alien life - but it was their mission to overwrite it with the memory of Earth. Then humanity's great empire fell, and the program's decisions were lost to time. Aeons later, humanity and its new spider allies detected fragmentary radio signals between the stars. They dispatched an exploration  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Space operas (Fiction)
Fiction
Novels
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Tchaikovsky
ISBN: 9780316452533 031645253X
OCLC Number: 1099694978
Notes: "Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author of Children of Time"--Cover.
Extras include an excerpts from Red moon by Kim Stanley Robinson and Roswater by Tade Thomspson.
Sequel to: Children of time.
Description: 597 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Adrian Tchaikovsky.

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Thousands of years ago, Earth's terraforming program took to the stars. On the world they called Nod, scientists discovered alien life - but it was their mission to overwrite it with the memory of Earth. Then humanity's great empire fell, and the program's decisions were lost to time. Aeons later, humanity and its new spider allies detected fragmentary radio signals between the stars. They dispatched an exploration vessel, hoping to find cousins from old Earth. But those ancient terraformers woke something on Nod better left undisturbed. And it's been waiting for them.

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