Marrow - 
      Robert Reed

Marrow

«It's an exhilarating ride, in the hands of an author whose aspiration literally knows no bounds»

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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 512
ISBN: 9781841490786
Format: 18 x 11 cm
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«It's an exhilarating ride, in the hands of an author whose aspiration literally knows no bounds»

THE NEW YORK TIMES

«MARROW is relentless, taking on vast reaches of space and time with a giant ship like none you've ever seen. A bold work by a visionary writer»

DAVID BRIN

«With his command of prose, characterization and ideas, Robert Reed is the new century's most compelling SF voice. Marrow is the highest of concepts, one of the most original visions in a long while.»

Stephen Baxter

«Marrow is an extraordinary and extraordinarily intelligent novel stuffed with wonder and wit...it should elevate him to the ranks of the very best writers in the genre.»

Interzone

«Set on an ancient starship as big as Jupiter, Marrow is epic hard science fiction with a millennia spanning plot. A near immortal, genetically re-engineered humanity is the first to reach the derelict ship, approaching from the emptiness of intergalactic space. Taking command, the captains set the ship on a half-million year long galactic cruise, opening the vessel to thousands of races and playing host as in Babylon 5. The ship itself demands parallels with Arthur C Clarke's Rama from Rendezvous with Rama though Reed offers literally bigger surprises... "Just tell us please... what in hell is down there?" "A spherical object," she replied. And with a slow wink she added, "It's the size of Mars, about. But considerably more massive." Washen's heart began to gallop. The audience let out a low, wounded groan. "Show them," the Master said to her AI. "Show them what we found." Disaster strikes and a group of captains become trapped on the world they name "Marrow". Factions develop, leading to civil war and insurr»

Gary S Dalkin, AMAZON.CO.UK REVIEW
Robert Reed is the author of THE NEW YORK TIMES Notable Book BEYOND THE VEIL OF STARS and more than a dozen other SF novels. He has also written a number of stories that have been finalists for Hugo and Nebula Awards.