Regenesis by C. J. Cherryh

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The long-awaited sequel to the Hugo award-winning novels Cyteen and Downbelow Station.

The direct sequel to Cyteen, Regenesis continues the story of Ariane Emory, Personal Replicate, the genetic clone of one of the greatest scientists humanity has ever produced, and of her search for the murderer of her progenitor-the original Ariane Emory. Murder, politics, deception, and genetic and psychological manipulation combine against a backdrop of interstellar human factions at odds to confront questions that have remained unanswered for two decades...

Who killed the original Ariane Emory?

And can her Personal Replicate avoid the same fate?


About C. J. Cherryh

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A multiple award-winning author of more than thirty novels, C. J. Cherryh received her B.A. in Latin from the University of Oklahoma, and then went on to earn a M.A. in Classics from Johns Hopkins University. Cherryh's novels, including Tripoint, Cyteen, and The Pride of Chanur, are famous for their knife-edge suspense and complex, realistic characters. Cherryh won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1977. She was also awarded the Hugo Award for her short story Cassandra in 1979, and the novels Downbelow Station in 1982 and Cyteen in 1989.
Published January 6, 2009 by DAW Hardcover. 592 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math. Fiction

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Fellow clone Justin Warrick tutors “second Ariane,” but when Justin’s exiled original, Jordan, returns to Cyteen’s research city of Reseune, he stirs up trouble and questions about who really killed first Ariane and why the clones of the participants in Cyteen’s original power struggle seem to be...

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Strange Horizons

Cherryh's new novel Regenesis without first saying something about the book to which it is a direct sequel, 1988's Hugo-winner, Cyteen.

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