Do You Dream of Terra-Two? (Hardback)Temi Oh (author)
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This excellent debut novel from author Temi Oh brings together the cabin-fever adrenaline of a space mission gone wrong with an intense and thought-provoking human drama of identity and belonging. Following ten strangers as they leave Earth on a 23-year mission to a new home world, Oh’s novel grips even as it asks important questions about the choices we make and why.
'This novel is a brilliant, beautiful debut. Reading it will change your heart' - Christian Kiefer, author of Phantoms
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet meets The 100 in this unforgettable debut by a brilliant new voice.
A century ago, scientists theorised that a habitable planet existed in a nearby solar system. Today, ten astronauts will leave a dying Earth to find it. Four are decorated veterans of the 20th century's space-race. And six are teenagers, graduates of the exclusive Dalton Academy, who've been in training for this mission for most of their lives.
It will take the team twenty-three years to reach Terra-Two. Twenty-three years spent in close quarters. Twenty-three years with no one to rely on but each other. Twenty-three years with no rescue possible, should something go wrong. And something always goes wrong.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 528
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 35 mm
'A tightly wound, emotional epic that asks important questions about humanity, goodness, belief, technology, love, friendship, and duty. At what point is grabbing hold of one's destiny ultimately an attempt to escape some other? Like all great writers, Temi Oh refuses the easy answer, instead ruminating upon the question itself. This novel is a brilliant, beautiful debut. Reading it will change your heart.' - Christian Kiefer, author of Phantoms
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“A great sci-fi story”
Do You Dream of Terra-two succeeds both as a great sci-fi story and a brilliant drama. The novel is told from the perspectives of all of the young characters as they develop and mature on their adventure. The young... More
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