A Closed and Common Orbit

A Closed and Common Orbit

Author: Becky Chambers

Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks

ISBN: 147362147X

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 HUGO AWARD AND THE ARTHUR C CLARKE AWARD 'Chambers is simply an exceptional talent' Tor.com **Winner of the 2017 Prix Julia-Verlanger** The stand-alone sequel to the award-winning The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet Lovelace was once merely a ship's artificial intelligence. When she wakes up in an new body, following a total system shut-down and reboot, she has to start over in a synthetic body, in a world where her kind are illegal. She's never felt so alone. But she's not alone, not really. Pepper, one of the engineers who risked life and limb to reinstall Lovelace, is determined to help her adjust to her new world. Because Pepper knows a thing or two about starting over. Together, Pepper and Lovey will discover that, huge as the galaxy may be, it's anything but empty. PRAISE FOR THE WAYFARERS 'Never less than deeply involving' DAILY MAIL 'Explores the quieter side of sci-fi while still wowing us with daring leaps of imagination' iBOOKS 'So much fun to read' HEAT 'Warm, engaging, properly science-fictional, A Closed and Common Orbit is a very likable novel indeed' GUARDIAN 'The most fun that I've had with a novel in a long, long time' iO9
A Closed and Common Orbit
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Becky Chambers
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-13 - Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 HUGO AWARD AND THE ARTHUR C CLARKE AWARD 'Chambers is simply an exceptional talent' Tor.com **Winner of the 2017 Prix Julia-Verlanger** The stand-alone sequel to the award-winning The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet Lovelace was once merely a ship's artificial intelligence. When she wakes
A Closed and Common Orbit
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Becky Chambers
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-20 - Publisher: Hachette UK

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 HUGO AWARD AND THE ARTHUR C CLARKE AWARD. WINNER OF THE 2017 PRIX JULIA-VERLANGER. 'Chambers is simply an exceptional talent' Tor.com The stand-alone sequel to the award-winning The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet. Lovelace was once merely a ship's artificial intelligence. When she wakes
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Pages: 270
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Pages: 464
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