On The Steel Breeze

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Author: Alastair Reynolds
Barcode/ISBN13: 9780575090460
Imprint/Brand: Gollancz
Release Date: 10 Sep 2013
Format: Trade Paperback
Series: Poseidon's Children 02
Number of Pages: 483
Price $AUD: $29.99
Categories: Book
Science Fiction

It is a thousand years in the future. Mankind is making its way out into the universe on massive generation ships.

We have found a distand planet. It carries signs of an alien civilisation.
On a fleet of holoships, vast asteroids hollowed out and turned into miniature worlds, millions of us are heading thee. With engines designed to exploit a physics we barely understand we are on a one way journey, travelling at one sixth of the speed of light, to an new home. And an encounter with th unknown.
We take with us hopes and lies secrets and betrayals. And another, quite alien, intelligence.
The Akinya family have not finished with space. Their destiny still lies with the stars, however they get there, whichever of them make it.
And the Mechanism has not finished with the Akinysas…

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