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The Hydrogen Sonata

A Culture Novel. Nominiert: The John W Campbell Memorial Award 2013

The Scavenger species are circling. It is, truly, the End Days for the Gzilt civilisation.

An ancient people, organised on military principles and yet almost perversely peaceful, the Gzilt helped set up the Culture ten thousand years earlier and were very nearly one of its founding societies, deciding not to join only at the last moment. Now they´ve made the collective decision to follow the well-trodden path of millions of other civilisations: they are going to Sublime, elevating themselves to a new and almost infinitely more rich and complex existence.

Amid preparations though, the Regimental High Command is destroyed. Lieutenant Commander (reserve) Vyr Cossont appears to have been involved, and she is now wanted - dead, not alive. Aided only by an ancient, reconditioned android and a suspicious Culture avatar, Cossont must complete her last mission given to her by the High Command. She must find the oldest person in the Culture, a man over nine thousand years old, who might have some idea what really happened all that time ago. It seems that the final days of the Gzilt civilisation are likely to prove its most perilous.

Rezension
25 years after Banks's first Culture novel he is as exuberant, slyly funny and mind-stretchingly imaginative as ever SUNDAY TIMES
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Iain Banks came to widespread and controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, THE WASP FACTORY, in 1984. He has since gained enormous popular and critical acclaim for both his mainstream and his science fiction novels. Iain lives in Fife, Scotland.

Zitat
The action tumbles along at a dizzying pace, bouncing among a fascinating array of characters and locales. It's easy to see why Banks's fertile, cheerfully nihilistic imagination and vivid prose have made the Culture space operas bestsellers and award favorites
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 640
Erscheinungsdatum 05.09.2013
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-356-50149-9
Reihe Orbit
Verlag Little Brown & Co Inc
Maße (L/B/H) 198/128/43 mm
Gewicht 440
Verkaufsrang 4.606
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