Absolution gap: Revelation Space Series, Book 4
With his "top-notch" (Maxim) debut, Revelation Space, Alastair Reynolds was widely hailed as the new leader of cutting-edge hard-science fiction; a reputation he confirmed with the "awe inspiring"* sequel, Redemption Ark. Now, with Absolution Gap, he concludes the saga that made him "the most exciting space opera writer working today" (*Locus). Ancient killing machines, designed to locate and destroy any life form reaching a certain level of intelligence, have been stirred from eons of sleep. Their latest target: Humanity. Seeking refuge on an apparently insignificant moon light-years away, it begins to dawn on war veteran Clavain and his ragtag companions that to beat one enemy, it may be necessary to forge an alliance with something much worse...
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|Grouping Title||absolution gap|
|Grouping Author||reynolds alastair|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-07-21 23:35:05PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-07-22 00:06:32AM|
|author||Reynolds, Alastair, 1966-|
|available_at_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|detailed_location_catalog||Main Library - Adult Fiction|
Alastair Reynolds continues his Revelation Space series with this "first-rate work of science fiction, a thoroughly modern space opera full of dangers and marvels to match"(SF Site).
The Inhibitors were designed to eliminate any life form reaching a certain level of intelligence—and they've targeted Humanity. War veteran Clavain and a ragtag group of refugees have fled into hiding. Their leadership is faltering, and their situation is growing more desperate. But their little colony has just received an unexpected visitor: an avenging angel with the power to lead mankind to safety—or draw down its darkest enemy.
And as she leads them to an apparently insignificant moon light-years away, it begins to dawn on Clavain and his companions that to beat one enemy, it may be necessary to forge an alliance with something much worse...
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|isbn||9780441011582, 9780441012916, 9781400129584, 9781440678165|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000230445|Book|Books|1st American ed.|English|Ace Books,|2004.|ix, 565 p. ; 24 cm., overdrive:3e1c7b94-93d1-463e-a4a5-c6044154f345|eBook|eBook||English|Penguin Publishing Group||, overdrive:e44f091f-875e-4c1c-b930-35f0ef28e461|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Tantor Media|||
|series||Revelation space universe|
|series_with_volume||Revelation space universe|3|
|subject_facet||Science fiction, English, Space colonies -- Fiction, Space warfare -- Fiction|
|title_full||Absolution Gap Revelation Space Series, Book 3, Absolution Gap Revelation Space Series, Book 4, Absolution gap / Alastair Reynolds|
|title_sub||Revelation Space Series, Book 4|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Science Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science fiction, English, Space colonies, Space warfare|