On the Steel Breeze (Paperback)
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On the Steel Breeze (Paperback)

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Paperback 528 Pages / Published: 30/10/2014
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A thousand years in the future, mankind's influence expands into the universe. Alastair Reynolds' epic vision of our journey into deep space will redefine Space Opera.

Chiku Yellow is earthbound: living a peaceful life on a changing world as humanity explores a thousand new ways to experience life.

Chiku Red is space-bound: blasted into deep space to investigate Eunice Akinya's last journey, and maybe discover the final secrets of space travel.

Chiku Green is planet-bound: travelling thousands of lightyears to the planet Crucible. A new home for humankind; it's a habitable planet hosting a fascinating alien labyrinth.

All three are Chiku Akinya.

All three are pivotal to our future in space.

All three are in danger ...

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780575090477
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 420 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
As good as contemporary SF gets. -- Jonathan Wright * SFX MAGAZINE *
On The Steel Breeze is a brilliant, self-assured, colourful space opera- with talking elephants. -- John Wyatt * SUN *
The book is not merely a sequel, but a standalone adventure with heart. -- Val Nolan * IRISH EXAMINER *
Clever, thoughtful, feel-good SF. -- John Wyatt * SUN *
Alastair Reynold's On the Steel Breeze moved his ambitious Poseidon's Children's series into interstellar space. -- Adam Roberts * Adam Roberts *

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“Pretty Good”

The is the sequel to Blue Remembered Earth, a brilliant start to this series, so I was hoping for and expecting great things from this book.

At the very end of that book, humanity had discovered a planet that had... More

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“Great writing but...”

I enjoyed this novel which is full of extraordinary ideas. It may suffer a little as it is the second novel in a trilogy that started with Blue Remembered Earth and ends with Poseidon's Wake. 'Middle'... More

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