The Revolution Business by Charles Stross audiobook

The Revolution Business: Book Five of the Merchant Princes

By Charles Stross
Read by Kate Reading

Macmillan Audio 9780765316721

The Merchant Princes Series: Book 5

12.63 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781427265760

Things are going badly for the Clan in this new SF novel of the Merchant Princes, the immensely popular series by Charles Stross. Locked in a vicious civil war for control over the kingdom of Niejwein, their army is bottled up inside a fortress under siege in two parallel universes at once. Duke Angbard, the Clan's leader, has been laid low by a stroke: plotters are already conspiring in readiness for the deadly dance to come. Miriam, rescued from a tight spot in New Britain, finds the hopes of the young, progressive faction focused on her. But do they want her as a leader or a figurehead? She soon finds herself thrown into a desperate struggle for power. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to the Clan, researchers working for the US government have achieved a technological breakthrough. The War on Terror is about to go transdimensional.

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Summary

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Nominated for Locus Awards - Nominee, 2010

Things are going badly for the Clan in this new SF novel of the Merchant Princes, the immensely popular series by Charles Stross. Locked in a vicious civil war for control over the kingdom of Niejwein, their army is bottled up inside a fortress under siege in two parallel universes at once. Duke Angbard, the Clan's leader, has been laid low by a stroke: plotters are already conspiring in readiness for the deadly dance to come.

Miriam, rescued from a tight spot in New Britain, finds the hopes of the young, progressive faction focused on her. But do they want her as a leader or a figurehead? She soon finds herself thrown into a desperate struggle for power. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to the Clan, researchers working for the US government have achieved a technological breakthrough. The War on Terror is about to go transdimensional.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A fantastically thrilling series. Booklist on The Merchants’ War
For sheer inventiveness and energy, this cliffhanger-riddled serial remains difficult to top. Publishers Weekly on The Merchants’ War
The world-building in this series is simply superb, in other words--it is engaging, crystal-clear and disturbingly real.... The Merchants' War is fast-paced and engrossing and will leave readers ravenous for the next installment. SciFi.com on The Merchants’ War
“Charles Stross's Merchant Princes novels are economic science fiction worth reading. Paul Krugman, New York Times bestselling author of The Great Unraveling, on The Merchants’ War
“Politics, intrigue, and striking plot twists make this story a compelling read. The fast-paced and complex interpersonal and political maneuvering will leave readers hard-pressed to put this book down before finding out how it ends.” RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

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Author Bio: Charles Stross

Author Bio: Charles Stross

Charles Stross is the author of the bestselling Merchant Princes series, the Laundry series, and several stand-alone novels, including Glasshouse, Accelerando, and Saturn’s Children. Born in Leeds, England, in 1964, Stross studied in London and Bradford, earning degrees in pharmacy and computer science. Over the next decade and a half he worked as a pharmacist, a technical writer, a software engineer, and eventually as a prolific journalist covering the IT industry. His short fiction began attracting wide attention in the late 1990s; his first novel, Singularity Sky, appeared in 2003. He has subsequently won the Hugo Award twice. He lives with his wife in Edinburgh, Scotland, in a flat that is slightly older than the state of Texas.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 12.63
Audience: Adult
Language: English