An extraordinary portrayal of life in the Palaeolithic era, 30,000 years into our past, by the multi-award-winning author described recently by the Sunday Times as 'one of science fiction's greats'
An award-winning and bestselling SF writer, Kim Stanley Robinson is widely acknowledged as one of the most exciting and visionary writers in the field. His latest novel, 2312, imagined how we would be living 300 years from now. Now, with his new novel, he turns from our future to our past - to the Palaeolithic era, and an extraordinary moment in humanity's development. An emotionally powerful and richly detailed portrayal of life 30,000 years ago, it is a novel that will appeal both to his existing fans and a whole new mainstream readership.
About the Author
Kim Stanley Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards. He is the author of over twenty previous books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the highly acclaimed Forty Signs of Rain. He lives in Davis, California.
Vivid and beautiful . . . Astonishing - GuardianAn amazing piece of recreation, vividly evoking the deprivations, animalistic beliefs and day-to-day struggles of a primitive tribe - Financial TimesLow-tech lives and Ice Age conditions are all superbly evoked - Daily MailRobinson's prose is rich and detailed . . . Superb - SFXAn intelligent, and at times mesmerising novel - Irish Examiner
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 10th June 2014
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.6 x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1