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Black Man (GOLLANCZ S.F.) By Richard Morgan

Black Man (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
by Richard Morgan

The sensational new thriller from the international bestselling star of SF combines a savage man-hunt with speculation on the dangers of genetic engineering.
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One hundred years from now, and against all the odds, Earth has found a new stability; the political order has reached some sort of balance, and the new colony on Mars is growing. But the fraught years of the 21st century have left an uneasy legacy ...Genetically engineered alpha males, designed to fight the century's wars have no wars to fight and are surplus to requirements. And a man bred and designed to fight is a dangerous man to have around in peacetime. Many of them have left for Mars but now one has come back and killed everyone else on the shuttle he returned in. Only one man, a genengineered ex-soldier himself, can hunt him down and so begins a frenetic man-hunt and a battle survival. And a search for the truth about what was really done with the world's last soldiers. BLACK MAN is an unstoppable SF thriller but it is also a novel about predjudice, about the ramifications of playing with our genetic blue-print. It is about our capacity for violence but more worrying, our capacity for deceit and corruption. This is another landmark of modern SF from one of its most exciting and commercial authors.

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Sku
GOR001022847
Title
Black Man (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co
Year published
Number of pages
560
ISBN 10
0575075139
ISBN 13
9780575075139
Prizes
Winner of Arthur C Clarke Award 2008
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