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Ares Express (Paperback, New edition) Loot Price: R185 Discovery Miles 1 850 You Save: R27 (13%)
Ares Express (Paperback, New edition): Ian McDonald
Ares Express (Paperback, New edition): Ian McDonald

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Ian McDonald

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A Mars of the imagination, like no other, in a colourful, witty SF novel; Taking place in the kaleidoscopic future of Ian McDonald's Desolation Road, Ares Express is set on a terraformed Mars where fusion-powered locomotives run along the network of rails that is the planet's circulatory system and artificial intelligences reconfigure reality billions of times each second. One young woman, Sweetness Octave Glorious-Honeybun Asiim 12th, becomes the person upon whom the future - or futures - of Mars depends. Big, picaresque, funny; taking the Mars of Ray Bradbury and the more recent, terraformed Marses of authors such as Kim Stanley Robinson and Greg Bear, Ares Express is a wild and woolly magic-realist SF novel, featuring lots of bizarre philosophies, strange, mind-stretching ideas and trains as big as city blocks.


Imprint: Earthlight
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: March 2002
Authors: Ian McDonald
Dimensions: 178 x 111mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback - Mass Market
Pages: 560
Edition: New edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-671-03754-3
Barcode: 9780671037543
Categories: Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Science fiction
LSN: 0-671-03754-4

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