The Terraformers

The Terraformers

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 02/02/2023
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The Terraformers
Taking A Long View
Annalee Newitz' latest novel takes us through a millenia-long plot following the terraforming of a planet and the competing forces to control its destiny, ... READ MORE
D Franklin (Glasgow Sauchiehall St)

Synopsis

From science fiction visionary Annalee Newitz comes The Terraformers, a sweeping, uplifting, and illuminating exploration of the future.Destry's life is dedicated to terraforming Sask-E. As part of the Environmental Rescue Team, she cares for the planet and its burgeoning eco-systems as her parents and their parents did before her.But the bright, clean future they're building comes under threat when Destry discovers a city full of people that shouldn't exist, hidden inside a massive volcano.As she uncovers more about their past, Destry begins to question the mission she's devoted her life to, and must make a choice that will reverberate through Sask-E's future for generations to come.A science fiction epic for our times and a love letter to our future, The Terraformers will take you on a journey spanning thousands of years and exploring the triumphs, strife, and hope that find us wherever we make our home. 'The Terraformers is so engaging, you could almost miss the pyrotechnic worldbuilding and bone-deep intelligence. Newitz continues doing some of the best work in the field' James S. A. Corey'A complete reimagining of the great galactic story of terraformers. Startling fun!' Kim Stanley Robinson 'Newitz always sees to the heart of complex systems and breaks them down with poetic ferocity' N. K. Jemisin Also by Annalee Newitz Autonomous The Future of Another Timeline

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780356520865
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 251g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 124 x 26 mm

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The Terraformers
Genuinely different and ultimately breathtaking SF
The Terraformers is, I think, Newitz's first book for several years and it is really good to see a new work from this author. It is an excellent of example... READ MORE
Blue Book Balloon
The Terraformers
Enjoyable and ultimately uplifting terraforming adventure...
In common with many sci fi authors, Newitz is highly critical of the capitalist economic model. It’s a system that Newitz roundly critiques in both Autonom... READ MORE
Sarah Higbee
The Terraformers
How many artificially bred animals with sentience does it take to change a planet?
What a nutty book this is. Nutty in a good way as bonkers, funny and unexpected. The terraforming novel is a well-worn sci-fi trope - Kim Stanley Robinson’... READ MORE
Trevelyan wright