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Daughter of Eden (#3 Dark Eden)

Chris Beckett

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Atlantic Books
26 July 2017
Science fiction; Future Society; Post Holocaust Sci-Fi; Space; Aliens; Arthur C Clarke Award
Angie Redlantern is the first to spot the boats - five abreast with men in metal masks and spears standing proud, ready for the fight to come. As the people of New Earth declare war on the people of Mainground, a dangerous era has dawned for Eden. After generations of division and disagreement, the two populations of Eden have finally broken their tentative peace, giving way to bloodshed and slaughter. Angie must flee with her family across the pitch black of Snowy Dark to the place where it all started, the stone circle where the people from Earth first landed, where the story of Gela - the mother of them all - began.

It is there that Angie witnesses the most extraordinary event, one that will change the history of Eden forever. It will alter their future and re-shape their past. It is both a beginning and an ending.

It is the true story of Eden.
By:   Chris Beckett
Imprint:   Atlantic Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   279g
ISBN:   9781782392415
ISBN 10:   1782392416
Series:   Dark Eden
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   26 July 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Chris Beckett is a university lecturer living in Cambridge. He is the winner of the Edge Hill Short Fiction Prize, 2009, for his collection, The Turing Test, the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke award, 2013, for Dark Eden and was shortlisted for the British Science Fiction Association Novel of the Year Award, 2015, for Mother of Eden.

Reviews for Daughter of Eden (#3 Dark Eden)

Mother of Eden is a masterpiece. Guardian Every bit as compelling as Dark Eden was... Eden is building into one of most vivid and fascinating places in modern SF. -- Eddie Robson SFX A classic theme, beautifully told. Sunday Telegraph on Dark Eden There's no justice if Dark Eden, with its beautiful, terrifying planet, slowly revealed, fails to bring Beckett awards. The Sunday Times on Dark Eden A captivating and haunting book. Daily Mail on Dark Eden Beckett should be on the radar of anyone who professes concern for science fiction as a literary form. -- Alastair Reynolds


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