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y separately published work icon The Clockwork Rocket single work   novel   science fiction  
Is part of Orthogonal Greg Egan , 2011 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 The Clockwork Rocket
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'In Yalda's universe, light has no universal speed and its creation generates energy. On Yalda's world, plants make food by emitting their own light into the dark night sky. As a child, Yalda witnesses one of a series of strange meteors, the Hurtlers, that are entering the planetary system at an immense, unprecedented speed. It becomes apparent that her world is in imminent danger–and the task of dealing with the Hurtlers will require knowledge and technology far beyond anything her civilization has yet achieved! Only one solution seems tenable: if a spacecraft can be sent on a journey at sufficiently high speed, its trip will last many generations for those on board, but it will return after just a few years have passed at home. The travelers will have a chance to discover the science their planet urgently needs, and bring it back in time to avert disaster.' (Trove record)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • San Francisco, California,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Night Shade Books ,
      2011 .
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      Extent: 328p.
      Edition info: 1st ed.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 1597802271 (hbk.), 9781597802277 (hbk.)
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Gollancz ,
      2011 .
      Extent: 362p.
      ISBN: 9780575095120, 0575095121, 9780575095113

Works about this Work

Take Three : Science Fiction Colin Steele , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 19 February 2012; (p. 27)

— Review of The Clockwork Rocket Greg Egan , 2011 single work novel
[Review] The Clockwork Rocket 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Publishers Weekly , 27 June vol. 258 no. 26 2011; (p. 140)

— Review of The Clockwork Rocket Greg Egan , 2011 single work novel
[Review] The Clockwork Rocket Jackie Cassada , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Library Journal , 1 August vol. 136 no. 13 2011; (p. 66)

— Review of The Clockwork Rocket Greg Egan , 2011 single work novel
Take Three : Science Fiction Colin Steele , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 19 February 2012; (p. 27)

— Review of The Clockwork Rocket Greg Egan , 2011 single work novel
[Review] The Clockwork Rocket Jackie Cassada , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Library Journal , 1 August vol. 136 no. 13 2011; (p. 66)

— Review of The Clockwork Rocket Greg Egan , 2011 single work novel
[Review] The Clockwork Rocket 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Publishers Weekly , 27 June vol. 258 no. 26 2011; (p. 140)

— Review of The Clockwork Rocket Greg Egan , 2011 single work novel
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