Black Man - Gollancz S.F. (Paperback)
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Black Man - Gollancz S.F. (Paperback)

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Paperback 640 Pages / Published: 01/11/2007
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One hundred years from now, and against all the odds, Earth has found a new stability; the political order has reached some sort of balance, and the new colony on Mars is growing. But the fraught years of the 21st century have left an uneasy legacy ...

Genetically engineered alpha males, designed to fight the century's wars have no wars to fight and are surplus to requirements. And a man bred and designed to fight is a dangerous man to have around in peacetime. Many of them have left for Mars but now one has come back and killed everyone else on the shuttle he returned in.

Only one man, a genengineered ex-soldier himself, can hunt him down and so begins a frenetic man-hunt and a battle survival. And a search for the truth about what was really done with the world's last soldiers.

BLACK MAN is an unstoppable SF thriller but it is also a novel about predjudice, about the ramifications of playing with our genetic blue-print. It is about our capacity for violence but more worrying, our capacity for deceit and corruption.

This is another landmark of modern SF from one of its most exciting and commercial authors.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780575078130
Number of pages: 640
Weight: 502 g
Dimensions: 135 x 199 x 39 mm

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“Black Man”

DNA Unravelled.I've got a sneaky feeling that on Richard Morgan's CV, under "Occupation", it doesn't say "Science Fiction Author". I think that it says,... More

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29th October 2008
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“Black Man”

Sevgi Eretkin and Tom Norton are sent to investigate the mysterious crash of a shuttle that was travelling between Mars and Earth, a crash that has left body parts strewn around the impact zone. They discover that one... More

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22nd February 2013
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