0441011586 1st edition, 1st printing with full number line. Book and pages in very good condition. Dust jacket in good condition, light scuffing. Photo is of actual item. Hardcover with dust jacket. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.
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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...