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Luna : New Moon

Author: Ian McDonald
Publisher: London : Gollancz, an imprint of Orion Publishing Group, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Moon wants to kill you. Whether it's being unable to pay your per diem for your allotted food, water, and air, or you just get caught up in a fight between the Moon's ruling corporations, the Five Dragons. You must fight for every inch you want to gain in the Moon's near feudal society. And that is just what Adriana Corta did. As the leader of the Moon's newest "dragon," Adriana has wrested control of the Moon's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian McDonald
ISBN: 9781473202238 147320223X 9780765375513 0765375516
OCLC Number: 946565379
Description: xi, 397 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Having woven intricate and gripping plots around thought provoking looks at the future of countries like India, Brazil and Turkey, Ian McDonald now turns his attention to the moon. Luna is a gripping thriller about five corporate families caught in a bitter battle for supremacy in the harsh environment of the moon. It's very easy to die on the moon but with its vast mineral wealth its also easy to make your fortune. This is SF that will be perfect for fans of Kim Stanley Robinson and Ken Macleod alike. Told over two volumes this will do for the moon what the award winning River of Gods did for India, the award-winning Brasyl for Brazil and the award winning The Dervish House for Turkey --
it will give it a vibrant, extraordinary and believable future.
Responsibility: Ian McDonald.

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The new novel from a multi-award-winning writer: a corporate SF thriller and the deepest evocation yet of the terrors and rigours of life on the moon.  Read more...

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This is masterful, adult SF and I can't wait to read the sequel. * BSFG * Luna is a remarkable novel! It is enormously clever and spectacularly visual and yet nothing overshadows the strength of its Read more...

 
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