The Thousand Earths

Engels | 29-09-2022 | 592 blz.
Auteur(s): Baxter, Stephen
Bindwijze: Paperback
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781473228917
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The end of the world is inevitable. We do not accept it. In 2145AD John Hackett's adventure is just beginning. In Year 30, Mela's story is coming to a close. Hackett, in his trusty ship the Perseus, is not just a space traveller - beginning his travels with an expedition to Neptune and back - but, thanks to the time-dilation effect, a time traveller as well. His new mission will take him to Andromeda, to get a close-up look at the constellation which will eventually crash into the Milky Way, and give humanity a heads-up about the challenges which are coming. A mission which will take him five million years to complete. Not only is Hackett exploring unknown space, but he will return to a vastly different time. Mela's world is coming to an end. Erosion is eating away at the edges of every landmass - first at a rate of ten metres a year, but fast accelerating, displacing people and animals as the rising Tide destroys everything in its path. Putting more and more pressure on the people - and resources - which remain. She and her people have always known that this long-predicted end to their home, one of the Thousand Earths, is coming - but that makes their fight to survive, to protect each other, no less desperate . . . and no less doomed. A beautiful, page-turning story which interweaves the tale of these two characters, separated by both space and time, in a hopeful exploration of humanities' future, this is Stephen Baxter at his best.

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Titel The Thousand Earths
Auteur(s) Baxter, Stephen
Productvorm Paperback
Taal Engels
Aantal pagina`s 592
Uitgever Veltman Distributie Import Books
Publicatiedatum 29-09-2022
Afmetingen 235mm x 155mm x 45mm
Gewicht 717gr
ISBN/ISBN13 9781473228917

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