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Chasm City, Alistair Reynolds (Gollancz, 2001)

Chasm City is Alistair Reynold’s second book, and though set in his Revelation Space universe, it is a stand alone novel in its own right. It follows the story of a man hell bent on revenge and his journey through a post nano-apcolyptic technogoth world. It is marvelously dark story that in many ways epitomizes the best elements of New Space Opera (particularly Space Opera Noir), and could serve as a great sampler for those curious about the Revelation Space Universe. For more on this story, go to http://www.sophyanempire.wordpress.com Continue reading

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