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26 October 2021
What would happen to the world if the sun went out?

New epic sci-fi from Stephen Baxter, the award-winning author whose credits include co-authorship of the Long Earth series with Terry Pratchett.

By the middle of the 21st century, humanity has managed to overcome a series of catastrophic events and maintain some sense of stability. Space exploration has begun again. Science has led the way.

But then one day, the sun goes out. Solar panels are useless, and the world begins to freeze Earth begins to fall out of its orbit.

The end is nigh.

Someone has sent us a sign.
By:   Stephen Baxter
Imprint:   Gollancz
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 232mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 42mm
Weight:   700g
ISBN:   9781473228863
ISBN 10:   1473228867
Pages:   544
Publication Date:   26 October 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Stephen Baxter is the pre-eminent SF writer of his generation. With Terry Pratchett he has co-authored the Long Earth novels. Published around the world he has also won major awards in the UK, US, Germany, and Japan. Born in 1957 he has degrees from Cambridge and Southampton. He lives in Northumberland with his wife. Visit Stephen Baxter's website at

Reviews for Galaxias

This is a book that quite beautifully uses familiar SF tropes to explore how fragile we are as a species - and how robust and clever we can be too. 4.5 stars. * SFX * Galaxias is an unapologetic thought experiment...the true protagonist here is Baxter's invented and inventive cosmology. * The Times * A welcoming entry point into the world of Stephen Baxter's grounded big science fiction. Four out of Five Stars * Starburst Magazine *

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