Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds audiobook

Revelation Space

By Alastair Reynolds
Read by John Lee

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The Revelation Space Series: Book 1

22.20 Hours Unabridged
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Nine hundred thousand years ago, something annihilated the Amarantin civilization just as it was on the verge of discovering space flight. Now one scientist, Dan Sylveste, will stop at nothing to solve the Amarantin riddle before ancient history repeats itself. With no other resources at his disposal, Sylveste forges a dangerous alliance with the cyborg crew of the starship Nostalgia for Infinity. But as he closes in on the secret, a killer closes in on him because the Amarantin were destroyed for a reason. And if that reason is uncovered, the universe—and reality itself—could be irrevocably altered.

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Summary

Summary

Nine hundred thousand years ago, something annihilated the Amarantin civilization just as it was on the verge of discovering space flight. Now one scientist, Dan Sylveste, will stop at nothing to solve the Amarantin riddle before ancient history repeats itself. With no other resources at his disposal, Sylveste forges a dangerous alliance with the cyborg crew of the starship Nostalgia for Infinity. But as he closes in on the secret, a killer closes in on him because the Amarantin were destroyed for a reason. And if that reason is uncovered, the universe—and reality itself—could be irrevocably altered.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Ferociously intelligent and imbued with a chilling logic---it may really be like this Out There. Stephen Baxter, coauthor of The Light of Other Days
“A striking first novel. Revelation Space delivers the goods. Certain to be one of the year’s most impressive debut novels, and one of the most significant large-scale epics of the year. Reynolds is the next writer to watch in the resurrection of the conceptually intelligent space opera.” Locus
“Dense with information and incident, this longish novel has no surplus fat and seems almost too short. A sparkling SF debut.” Amazon.com, editorial review
“[A] hard sci-fi tour de force…Reynolds’ vision of a future dominated by artificial intelligence trembles with the ultimate cold of the dark between the stars.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Alastair Reynolds

Author Bio: Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds is a bestselling author and has been awarded the British Science Fiction Award and the Locus Award, along with being shortlisted for the Hugo Award, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and the Theodore Sturgeon Award. He was born in Barry, South Wales, and studied at Newcastle and St. Andrew’s Universities to ultimately earn a PhD in astronomy. A former astrophysicist for the European Space Agency, he lives in the Netherlands, near Leiden.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 22.20
Audience: Adult
Language: English