Chasm City by Alastair Reynolds
(Revelation Space)

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In a city overrun by a virus that attacks both man and machine, an agent pursues a lowlife postmortal-and uncovers a centuries-old atrocity that history would rather forget...

About Alastair Reynolds

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Alastair Reynolds was born in Wales in 1966, and he has a Ph.D. in astronomy. From 1991 to 2007, he lived in the Netherlands, where he was employed by the European Space Agency as an astrophysicist. He is now a full-time writer and he lives in Great Britain.
Published May 27, 2003 by Ace. 708 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In this worthy follow-up to his well-received first novel, Revelation Space (2001), an especially intelligent far-future foray, British author Reynolds transmutes

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Chasm City is a brilliant creation - vivid, exotic and bizarre - and it makes an ideal background for Tanner's noir-tinged search for vengeance.

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Only after Mirabel truly understands why he has come to Chasm City does Reynolds finally bring the reader to this wondrous, broken place, so different from Sky's Edge, yet, since the Plague, marked by violence sadly reminiscent of the world Mirabel has left behind.

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