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The smoke / Simon Ings.

The smoke

Ings, Simon, author. (Author).

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Westside Fiction Ings (Text) 31307023538061 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781785659225
  • ISBN: 1785659227
  • Physical Description: 309 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Titan edition.
  • Publisher: London, England : Titan Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published by Gollancz, an imprint of Orion Publishing Group, London, 2018" -- t.p. verso
Summary, etc.:
"Humanity has been split into three different species. Mutual incomprehension has fractured the globe. As humans race to be the first of their kind to reach the stars, another Great War looms. For you that means returning to Yorkshire and the town of your birth, where factories churn out the parts for gigantic spaceships. You're done with the pretentions of the capital and its unfathomable architecture. You're done with the people of the Bund, their easy superiority and unstoppable spread throughout the city of London and beyond. You're done with Georgy Chernoy and his questionable defeat of death. You're done with his daughter, Fel, and losing all the time. You're done with love. But soon enough you will find yourself in the Smoke again, drawn back to the life you thought you'd left behind. You're done with love. But love's not done with you."-- Page [4] of cover.
Subject: Technological innovations > Fiction.
City and town life > Fiction.
Loneliness > Fiction.
Space race > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Yorkshire (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Alternative histories (Fiction).
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