Inverted World - S.F. MASTERWORKS (Paperback)
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Inverted World - S.F. MASTERWORKS (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 13/05/2010
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A uniquely powerful novel of a society in decay. On a planet whose very nature is a mystery a massive decrepit city is pulled along a massive railway track, laying the line down before it as it progresses into the wilderness.

The society within toils under an oppressive regime, its structures always on the point of collapse, the lives of its individuals lived in misery. No one knows where they are going, why they are going or what they will find when they get there.

The ending of the novel provides one of the most profound twists in SF.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780575082106
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 273 g
Dimensions: 133 x 200 x 23 mm


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The exhilarating zip of the plot, sweeping you along to a conclusion that is thoroughly unexpected. A case study in sleight-of-hand on several levels. - Empire on THE PRESTIGE.

A narrative full of twists, turns and revelations. Behind all the surface trickery lies an intelligent and thoughtful novel about the nature of illusion and secrecy. - Observer on THE PRESTIGE.

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“A real classic.”

Another title in the SF Masterworks series this is a classic piece of science fiction. I enjoyed the book however some of the concepts are difficult to grasp. Priest bases his story on a planet which is an infinite... More

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“The reveal is genius!”

I approached Inverted World with caution. Sci-fi was one of the few genres I hadn’t read much of. Theories and concepts that were beyond me ... and yet, the premise of this uniquely brilliant work was impossible to... More

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