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All the Birds in the Sky

Anders, Charlie Jane

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ISBN 10: 0765379945 / ISBN 13: 9780765379948
Edité par Tor (Tom Doherty), 2016
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Fine Hardcover
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First Edition (first printing). The most recent novel by the author of CHOIR BOY and the Hugo Award winning story SIX MONTHS, THREE DAYS, the story of two "wary allies" who are drawn into the opposite sides of a war between science and magic. Fine/Fine. Signed "Stay Excellent!" by Anders on the half title page. N° de réf. du libraire 16945

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Détails bibliographiques

Titre : All the Birds in the Sky

Éditeur : Tor (Tom Doherty)

Date d'édition : 2016

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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Synopsis :

From the former editor-in-chief of io9.com, a stunning novel about the end of the world?and the beginning of our future

Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn't expect to see each other again, after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during middle school. After all, the development of magical powers and the invention of a two-second time machine could hardly fail to alarm one's peers and families.

But now they're both adults, living in the hipster mecca San Francisco, and the planet is falling apart around them. Laurence is an engineering genius who's working with a group that aims to avert catastrophic breakdown through technological intervention. Patricia is a graduate of Eltisley Maze, the hidden academy for the world's magically gifted, and works with a small band of other magicians to secretly repair the world's every-growing ailments. Little do they realize that something bigger than either of them, something begun years ago in their youth, is determined to bring them together?to either save the world, or plunge it into a new dark ages.

Charlie Jane Anders' All the Birds in the Sky is a deeply magical, darkly funny examination of life, love, and the apocalypse.

Critique:

An Amazon Best Book of February 2016: An alchemical collusion?and sometimes collision?between the forces of magic and science, Anders? novel swirls together fantasy and sci-fi into an often absurd but never slight modern tale of a witch and a tech genius who grow up together, grow apart, and finally have to save the world. This book throws a lot at the reader: coming-of-age and real adulthood, talking cats and two-minute time machines, assassins and venture capitalists, hilarity and hefty philosophy, technology and Nature. But Anders? clever writing propels the story through its twists and turns, delivering a mesmerizing, thoughtful, and poignant novel that has ?award winner? written all over it. --Adrian Liang

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