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Evening's Empires By Paul McAuley

Evening's Empires
by Paul McAuley

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ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD-winning author Paul McAuley returns with a murder mystery and a revenge tale set in the depths of space.
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Evening's Empires Summary


Evening's Empires by Paul McAuley

In the far future, a young man stands on a barren asteroid. His ship has been stolen, his family kidnapped or worse, and all he has on his side is a semi-intelligent spacesuit. The only member of the crew to escape, Hari has barely been off his ship before. It was his birthplace, his home and his future.

He's going to get it back.

McAuley's latest novel is set in the same far-flung future as his last few novels, but this time he takes on a much more personal story. This is a tale of revenge, of murder and morality, of growing up and discovering the world around you. Throughout the novel we follow Hari's viewpoint, and as he unravels the mysteries that led to his stranding, we discover them alongside him. But throughout his journeys, Hari must always bear one thing in mind.

Nobody is to be trusted.

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Evening's Empires Reviews


The text is lovingly peppered with sly references to science fiction's golden age, yet stands firm as thoroughly contemporary, "hard" SF. Highly recommended. -- Cat Sparks * COSMOS MAGAZINE *

About Paul McAuley


Paul McAuley won the PHILIP K. DICK AWARD for his first novel and has gone on to win the ARTHUR C. CLARKE, BRITISH FANTASY, SIDEWISE and JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARDs. He gave up his position as a research biologist to write full time. He lives in London. You can find his blog at: http://www.unlikelyworlds.blogspot.com

Additional information

GOR005543558
Evening's Empires by Paul McAuley
Paul McAuley
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
2013-07-18
384
0575100788
9780575100787
Runner-up for John W Campbell Award 2014 (UK) Short-listed for British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel 2014 (UK)
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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