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The Long Earth (Hardback)
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Hardback Published: 21/06/2012
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1916: the Western Front. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong, and the wind in the leaves in the trees. Where have the mud, blood and blasted landscape of No Man's Land gone? 2015: Madison, Wisconsin. Cop Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive - some said mad, others dangerous - scientist when she finds a curious gadget - a box containing some wiring, a three-way switch and a ...potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way Mankind views his world for ever. And that's an understatement if ever there was one..."The Long Earth" is the first novel in an exciting new collaboration between the creator of "Discworld" Terry Pratchett and the acclaimed SF writer Stephen Baxter.

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780857521460

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“An interesting idea executed perfectly.”

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“Good, but not great”

I had been anticipating this book for a while as Terry Pratchett is one of my favourite authors, and I have enjoyed most, but not all, of Stephen Baxter's books.

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