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Chasm City

Chasm City

by Alastair Reynolds

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Overview



Return to the dazzling world of Revelation Space with this British Science Fiction Award-winning space opera about a young man hell-bent on revenge on the surface of a twisted, disease-corrupted planet.


The once-utopian Chasm City -- a domed human settlement on an otherwise inhospitable planet -- has been overrun by a virus known as the Melding Plague, capable of infecting any body, organic or computerized. Now, with the entire city corrupted -- from the people to the very buildings they inhabit -- only the most wretched sort of existence remains. For security operative Tanner Mirabel, it is the landscape of nightmares through which he searches for a lowlife postmortal killer. But the stakes are raised when his search brings him face to face with a centuries-old atrocity that history would rather forget.


One of Locus and Science Fiction Chronicle's "Best SF Novels of the Year"


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ISBN-13: 9780316462471
Publisher: Orbit
Publication date: 08/04/2020
Series: Inhibitor Series , #2
Pages: 608
Sales rank: 106,254
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St. Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. he stopped working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer. Revelation Space and Pushing Ice were shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award; Revelation Space, Absolution Gap, Diamond Dogs, and Century Rain were shortlisted for the British Science Fiction Award, and Chasm City won the British Science Fiction Award.

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"Another intoxicating draught of cutting-edge biology, AI, and alien intrigue.... Reynolds is on fire." —-Booklist Starred Review

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