Chasm City (Revelation Space, Book 2) by Alastair Reynolds

By Alastair Reynolds

In a urban overrun through a virulent disease that assaults either guy and laptop, an agent pursues a lowlife postmortal-and uncovers a centuries-old atrocity that background may relatively forget...

Show description

Read or Download Chasm City (Revelation Space, Book 2) PDF

Best science fiction books

Embassytown

China Miéville doesn’t stick to developments, he units them. Relentlessly pushing his personal limitations as a writer—and within the technique increasing the limits of the whole field—with Embassytown, Miéville has crafted a unprecedented novel that's not just a relocating own drama yet a gripping experience of alien touch and struggle.

The Dark Reaches (The Hidden Worlds, Book 3)

After the Earth was once destroyed by means of ruthless laptop intelligences referred to as the chilly Minds, the remnants of the human race sought shelter one of the Hidden Worlds. Now, renegade pilot Linnea Kiaho and her fellow pilot Iain sen Paolo embark on a perilous trip to Earth's sunlight process, the place people can have survived.

Star Trek: Age of Unreason (Star Trek: Corp of Engineers, Book 26)

Within the wake of the catastrophic occasions of Wildfire, Carol Abramowitz, Bart Faulwell, and Soloman are despatched on a unique project to Vrinda, the place the S. C. E. needs to introduce new expertise to the realm whereas heading off getting embroiled within the political fight among the Nasnan and the rival Tirza Sirajaldin.

The Einstein Intersection

Writer observe: Neil Gaiman (Foreword)
Publish yr notice: First released in 1967
------------------------

The Einstein Intersection gained the Nebula Award for top technology fiction novel of 1967.

The floor tale tells of the issues a member of an alien race, Lo Lobey, has assimilating the mythology of earth, the place his type have settled one of the leftover artifacts of humanity. The deeper story issues, despite the fact that, the way in which people who find themselves "different" needs to care for the dominant cultural ideology.

The story follows Lobey's mythic quest for his misplaced love, Friza. In luminous and hallucinated language, it explores what new myths may perhaps emerge from the detritus of the human global as people who find themselves "different" attempt to grab historical past and the day.

Literary Awards
Hugo Award Nominee for most sensible Novel (1968)
Nebula Award for top Novel (1968)

Extra info for Chasm City (Revelation Space, Book 2)

Sample text

Nomum ,' he said. 'You are not to do so again. You are not to seize hold of me ever again. 1 must tell you that if you do , 1 will injure you. If something alarms you , tell me what it is and 1 will respond as 1 see fi t. ' 'With pleasure , mum ,' he said , wheeled , and marched 011 t. ‘Oh , Lady 一 Oh , Envoy ,' San said , 'that was a dangerous person , extremely dangerous people , 1 am so sorry , disgraceful ,' Forgíveness Day 55 and he babbled on. She finally got him to say who he thought it was , a religious dissident, one of the Old Believers who held to the original religion of Gatay and wanted to cast out or kill all foreigners and unbelievers.

The cold was frightening. If 1 slipped on the ice and broke a leg, no one might come by for days , she though t. I'd 1ie here and be frozen dead in a few homs. Well , well , well , I'm in the Lord's hands , and dead in a few years one way or the other. 0叫y, dear Lord , let me get to the 叫 v illage and get wa 叮盯 rm ~he got 出 the 叮re 巳, and 叩 spen 叫t a good whi 討叫 i刊1e 泣 a t the sweet-吋 -shop stove catching up on gossip , and at the news vendor's woodstove , reading old newspapers about a new war in the eastern province.

She shortened her visits to Abberkam. He was able to get l1 p, see to his needs , get his own breakfast; she kept his peatbox by the chimney filled and his larder supplied , and she now brought him dinner but did not stay to eat it with him. He was mostly grave and silent, and she watched her tong l1 e. They were wary with each othe r. She missed her hours upstairs in the western room; but that was done with , a kind of dream , a sweetness gone. Eyid came to Yoss's house alone one afternoon , sullen-faced.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.25 of 5 – based on 11 votes