Willful Child

Paperback edition released 27/08/2015

by Steven Erikson

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Willful Child Synopsis

These are the voyages of the starship, A.S.F. Willful Child. Its ongoing mission: to seek out strange new worlds on which to plant the Terran flag, to subjugate and if necessary obliterate new life life-forms, to boldly blow the...And so we join the not-terribly-bright but exceedingly cock-sure Captain Hadrian Sawback - think James T Kirk crossed with 'American Dad' - and his motley crew on board the Starship Willful Child for a series of devil-may-care, near-calamitous and downright chaotic adventures through 'the infinite vastness of interstellar space'...The bestselling author of the acclaimed Malazan Book of the Fallen sequence has taken a life-long passion for 'Star Trek' and transformed it into a hugely entertaining spoof on the whole mankind-exploring-space-for-the-good-of-all-species-but-trashing-stuff-with-a-lot-of-hi-tech-kit-along-the-way type over-blown science fiction adventure. The result is smart. inventive, occasionally OTT and often very funny - a novel that both deftly parodies the genre and pays fond homage to it.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780857502445
Publication date: 27th August 2015
Author: Steven Erikson
Publisher: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 352 pages
Primary Genre Science Fiction

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Steven Erikson Press Reviews

'Willful Child is a love letter to 'Star Trek and its fans - a pitch-perfect tour de force; Erikson walks a very fine line without ever once stumbling.'

-ROBERT J SAWYER, Huge Award-winning author of Fast Forward and Red Planet Blues

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ISBN: 9780857502445
Publication date: 27/08/2015
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780593073070
Publication date: 06/11/2014
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Publication date: 04/11/2014
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About Steven Erikson

Archaeologist and anthropologist Steven Erikson's debut novel, Gardens of the Moon, was shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award and introduced fantasy readers to his epic 'The Malazan Book of the Fallen' sequence, which has been hailed as a masterpiece. He lives in Cornwall.

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