How High We Go in the Dark

  • Format: Paperback
  • Språk: Engelsk
  • Sjangere: Dystopi, Litterær, Science-Fiction
  • Slippdato: 9. feb. 2023
  • Forlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES DEBUT FICTION PRIZE 2022 FINALIST FOR THE URSULA LE GUIN PRIZE FOR FICTION 2022 WATERSTONES AND ESQUIRE BEST BOOKS OF 2022 'Haunting and luminous . An astonishing...

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES DEBUT FICTION PRIZE 2022
FINALIST FOR THE URSULA LE GUIN PRIZE FOR FICTION 2022
WATERSTONES AND ESQUIRE BEST BOOKS OF 2022

'Haunting and luminous . An astonishing debut' - Alan Moore, creator of Watchmen and V for Vendetta

'A powerfully moving and thought provoking read. At times sublime, strange and deeply human' Adrian Tchaikovsky, bestselling author of the Children of Time series

 

Siberia, 2031. After a virus, unearthed from melting permafrost, unleashes a deadly plague upon humanity, those left alive are forced to adapt to a new world, and do so in myriad moving and inventive ways. Among those adjusting to this new normal are an aspiring comedian, employed by a theme park designed for terminally ill children, who falls in love with a mother trying desperately to keep her son alive; a scientist who, having failed to save his own son from the plague, gets a second chance at fatherhood when one of his test subjects - a pig - develops human speech; and a widowed painter and her teenage granddaughter who must set off on cosmic quest to locate a new home planet.

A story of unshakeable hope that seamlessly crosses literary lines, How High We Go in the Dark follows a cast of intricately linked characters spanning hundreds of years as humankind endeavours to restore the delicate balance of the world.

 

Wonderful and disquieting, dreamlike and all too possible. [How High We Go in the Dark] reaches far beyond our stars while its heart remains rooted to Earth, and reminds us that our wellbeing depends on the wellbeing of our world - Samantha Shannon, author of The Priory of the Orange Tree

SKU
9781526637178
Sjangere: Dystopi Litterær Science-Fiction
Detaljer
SKU 9781526637178
Antall Sider 304
Språk Engelsk
Leverandørstatus Tilgjengelig
Subsjanger: Apokalyptisk
Sjanger Dystopi, Litterær, Science-Fiction
Format Paperback
Utgiver Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Opprinnelsesland : Storbritannia
Forfattere Sequoia Nagamatsu
Avansert Format Paperback: B-Format (M)
Aldersgruppe Voksen
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