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Century Rain

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Science Fiction

LoveReading View on Century Rain

Part hard SF thriller, part interstellar adventure, part noir
romance, CENTURY RAIN is the new bestseller from Al Reynolds

Comparison: Philip K Dick, Kim Stanley Robinson.

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Century Rain Synopsis

Three hundred years in the future, Verity Auger is a specialist in the archaeological exploration of Earth, rendered uninhabitable after the technological catastrophe known as the Nanocaust. After a field-trip to goes badly wrong, Verity is forced to redeem herself by participating in a dangerous mission, for which her expertise in invaluable.

Using a backdoor into an unstable alien transit system, Auger's faction has discovered something astonishing at the far end of a wormhole: mid twentieth-century Earth, preserved like a fly in amber. Is it a window into the past, a simulation, or something else entirely?

CENTURY RAIN is not just a time-travel story, nor a tale of alternate history. Part hard SF thriller, part interstellar adventure, part noir romance, CENTURY RAIN is something altogether stranger.

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Book Information

ISBN: 9780575082496
Publication date: 11th December 2008
Author:
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 544 pages
Genres: Science Fiction,
Categories: Science fiction,

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