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- DescriptionFrom Robert Charles Wilson, the author of the Hugo-winning Spin, comes Burning Paradise, a new tale of humans coming to grips with a universe of implacable strangeness. Cassie Klyne, nineteen years old, lives in the United States in the year 2015 but it's t our United States, and it's t our 2015.Cassie's world has been at peace since the Great Armistice of 1918. There was World War II, Great Depression. Poverty is declining, prosperity is increasing everywhere; social instability is rare. But Cassie kws the world isn't what it seems. Her parents were part of a group who gradually discovered the awful truth: that for decades back to the dawn of radio communications human progress has been interfered with, made more peaceful and benign, by an extraterrestrial entity. That by interfering with our communications, this entity has tweaked history in massive and subtle ways. That humanity is, for purposes unkwn, being farmed.Cassie's parents were killed for this kwledge, along with most of the other members of their group. Since then, the survivors have scattered and gone into hiding. Cassie and her younger brother Thomas w live with her aunt Nerissa, who shares these dangerous secrets. Others live nearby. For eight years they have attempted to lead unexceptional lives in order to escape detection. The tactic has worked.Until w. Because the killers are back. And they're t human.
- Author BiographyBorn in California, ROBERT CHARLES WILSON grew up in Canada. He is the author of many acclaimed SF novels, including Darwinia, Blind Lake, Julian Comstock, and the Hugo Award winning Spin.
- Author(s)Robert Charles Wilson
- PublisherTor Books
- Date of Publication26/08/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTor Books
- Weight204 g
- Width104 mm
- Height170 mm
- Spine33 mm
- Format DetailsMass market (rack) paperback,Unsewn / adhesive bound
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