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Brass Man By Neal Asher

Brass Man
by Neal Asher

Another broiling, sprawling, witty, hard-SF adventure, filled with the truly alien
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Brass Man Summary


Brass Man by Neal Asher

On the primitive world of Cull, a knight errant called Anderson is hunting a dragon, little knowing that far away someone else (now more technology than human flesh) has resurrected a brass killing machine called `Mr Crane' to assist in a similar hunt encompassing star systems. When agent Cormac learns that this old enemy still lives, he sets out in pursuit aboard the attack ship Jack Ketch ... whilst scientist Mika begins discovering the horrifying truth about that ancient technology ostensibly produced by the alien Jain.

Meanwhile, for the people of Cull, each day proves a struggle to survive on a planet roamed by ferocious insectile monsters, while they slowly construct the industrial base that may enable them to escape to their forefathers' starship -- still orbiting far above them. But an entity with questionable motives, calling itself Dragon, assists them with genetic by-blows created out of humans and the hideous local monsters. And now the planet itself, for millennia geologically inactive, is increasingly suffering earthquakes ...

'Compelling reading ... Asher has become a resounding and distinctive voice in British SF' SFRevu

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About Neal Asher


Neal Asher was born in Billericay, Essex, and divides his time between the UK and Crete. The majority of his novels are set within one future history, known as the Polity universe which encompasses many classic science fiction tropes including world-ruling artificial intelligences, androids, hive minds and aliens. His full-length novels include Gridlinked, The Skinner, The Line of Polity, Cowl, Brass Man, The Voyage of the Sable Keech, Hilldiggers, Prador Moon, Line War, Shadow of the Scorpion, Orbus and The Technician. His Owner series novels include The Departure, Zero Point and Jupiter War.

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Brass Man by Neal Asher
Neal Asher
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2006-02-17
576
0330411594
9780330411592
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