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Context by John Meaney
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Nulapeiron- a world isolated for twelve centuries. Its billions of inhabitants occupy subterranean strata, ruled by a logosophically-trained aristocracy of Lords and Ladies whose power base is upheld by Oracles. But revolution has touched all of its many cultures - failing in its intent, yet changing everything. ow Lord Tom Corcorigan - the commoner turned noble who renounced his power, the poet, logosopher and holder of the key to understanding the myriad wonders of mu-space, the legendary one-armed warrior, former revolutionary and would-be peacemaker - lies fatally wounded. His survival is dependent on his meeting with a mysterious Seer whose spacetime-warping talents transcend the merely Oracular. It is a confrontation that will result in bitter tragedy and loss - can the woman he loves be truly dead, or can quantum mysteries lie beyond the grave? urning his back on a society sliding once more into anarchy and chaos, a disillusioned and despairing Tom wanders this strange, stratified world in search of meaning, love and his own salvation. But it seems Nulapeiron is threatened by a vast, insidious and terrifying enemy whose origins may lie beyond their world, beyond their und

Author Biography

John Meaney's first novel, To Hold Infinity, was one of the Daily Telegraph's Books of the Year. It was also nominated for the BSFA Award, as was his acclaimed second novel, Paradox. John Meaney has a degree in physics and computer science, and a black belt in shotokan karate; he is addicted to weightlifting, running, languages and science, all genres of fiction, cats, coffee and chocolate. He lives in Kent and is currently working on Resolution, the third book in the Nulapeiron Sequence.
Release date NZ
November 1st, 2002
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Bantam Press
Pages
448
ISBN-13
9780593047354
Product ID
1641143

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