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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Astropolis
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  • Dedication: For the real Mr. Webb, with real thanks.
  • Epigraph:

    For my ways are strange ways and new ways and old ways,

    And deep ways and steep ways and high ways and low,

    I'm at home and at ease on a track that I know not,

    And restless and lost on a road that I know.

    Henry Lawson, 'The Wander-Light'


y separately published work icon Saturn Returns Sean Williams , London : Orbit , 2007 Z1426267 2007 single work novel science fiction

'In the forty-third millennium of human history, Imre Bergamasc awakens after two hundred years to the realization that he has been the victim of an elaborate murder plot - a plot that also destroyed the intergalactic transport milieu known as the Continuum. But now that Imre has been reborn, he will stop at nothing to help bring forth the rebirth of the galaxy.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Earth Ascendant Sean Williams , London : Orbit , 2008 Z1504637 2008 single work novel science fiction

'Imre Bergamasc's life has been nothing if not interesting. Returning from the grave to rule the galaxy, one might be tempted to say that he's taken the worst the universe could throw at him and emerged triumphant. But Imre's problems are only beginning...

'Caught between saboteurs, spies and assassins, his personal quest remains unchanged: to find the people responsible for the Slow Wave that killed the most advanced minds in the galaxy and bring them to justice. Could it be the Luminous, enigmatic entities who played a role in his own liberation, years ago? Or the shadowy secret organisation calling themselves the Barons? His search for answers will lead him along the darkest, most dangerous byways of human civilisation - shadowed always by the mysterious entity known only as Himself. Could it be that the original Imre Bergamasc still exists and is pursuing the end game of a centuries-long strategy? Only one thing is clear: the decisions he makes now will not only unlock the secrets of his past, but decide the fate of the galaxy...'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon The Grand Conjunction Sean Williams , London : Orbit , 2009 Z1592486 2009 single work novel science fiction

'Imre Bergamasc is lost. His search for answers has led him up an alley so blind even his sense of self has become uncertain. Before he can save the galaxy from ruin, he must find the strength to carry on and reclaim his ultimate purpose. But more than two million years in our future, the fight has changed. Former allies are now enemies, and enemies have taken on entirely new forms. Chased from the very edge of humanity's vast empire into the heart of an ancient conspiracy, he must finally come face to face with Himself, for without the truth of his past humanity's future will never be secured.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2007
    • London,
      United Kingdom (UK),
      Western Europe, Europe,
      Orbit ,
      2007-2009 .
      Extent: 303p.
      Description: illus., map

Works about this Work

Sean Williams in Conversation with Satima Flavell Satima Flavell (interviewer), 2008 single work interview
— Appears in: The Specusphere , May no. 2 2008;
Sean Williams in Conversation with Satima Flavell Satima Flavell (interviewer), 2008 single work interview
— Appears in: The Specusphere , May no. 2 2008;
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