Brasyl

by Ian Mcdonald

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Winner of the recent Arthur C Clarke award, a big novel in every way as this renowned author imagines a near future Brazil as he did for India in his acclaimed River of Gods.


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Brasyl Synopsis

Ian Macdonald's RIVER OF GODS, painted a vivid picture of a near future India, 100 years after independence. It revolutionised British SF for a new generation by taking a perspective that was not European or American. BRASYL will do the same for South America's largest and most vibrant country.

A story that begins in the favelas, the slums of Rio, and quickly expands to take in drugs, corruption, and a frightening new technology that allows access to all the multiple worlds that have slipped into existence in other planes everytime we make a decision.

This is rich, epic SF that opens our eyes to the world around us and posits mind-blowing alternative sciences. It is a landmark work in modern SF from one of its most respected practitioners.

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ISBN: 9780575082885
Publication date: 28/08/2008
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780575082885
Publication date: 28th August 2008
Author: Ian Mcdonald
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Science Fiction,
Categories: Science fiction,

About Ian Mcdonald

Ian McDonald was born in Manchester in 1960. His family moved to Northern Ireland in 1965. He now lives in Belfast and works in TV production. The author of many previous novels, including the groundbreaking Chaga books set in Africa, Ian McDonald has long been at the cutting edge of SF. RIVER OF GODS won the BSFA award in 2005.Photograph by Peter Fleissner  

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