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Axis.

Wildly praised by readers and critics alike, Robert Charles Wilson's Spin won science fiction's highest honor, the Hugo Award for Best Novel. Now, in Axis, Spin's direct sequel, Wilson takes us to the "world next door"'the planet engineered by the mysterious Hypotheticals to support human life, and connected to Earth by way of the Arch that towers hundreds of miles over the Indian Ocean. Humans are colonizing this new world'and, predictably, fiercely exploiting its resources, chiefly large deposits of oil in the western deserts of the continent of Equatoria. Lise Adams is a young woman attempting to uncover the mystery of her father's disappearance ten years earlier. Turk Findley is an ex-sailor and sometimes-drifter. They come together when an infall of cometary dust seeds the planet with tiny remnant Hypothetical machines. Soon, this seemingly hospitable world will become very alien indeed'as the nature of time is once again twisted, by entities unknown. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

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  • "We are taken to the mysterious planet Equatoria, a world apparently engineered for humanity by the inscrutable machine intelligences known as the Hypotheticals. Turk Findley, a man with a criminal past, runs an aeronautical charter service on the newly settled planet. Lise Adams, who hires Turk, is a would-be journalist searching for her vanished father, a scientist obsessed with the Hypotheticals and their illegal life extension technology. Meanwhile, young Isaac, genetically manipulated by rogue scientists so that he may become a conduit between humanity and the AIs, is coming of age, and something enormous and unknown is assembling itself far underground."
  • "Wildly praised by readers and critics alike, Robert Charles Wilson's Spin won science fiction's highest honor, the Hugo Award for Best Novel. Now, in Axis, Spin's direct sequel, Wilson takes us to the "world next door"'the planet engineered by the mysterious Hypotheticals to support human life, and connected to Earth by way of the Arch that towers hundreds of miles over the Indian Ocean. Humans are colonizing this new world'and, predictably, fiercely exploiting its resources, chiefly large deposits of oil in the western deserts of the continent of Equatoria. Lise Adams is a young woman attempting to uncover the mystery of her father's disappearance ten years earlier. Turk Findley is an ex-sailor and sometimes-drifter. They come together when an infall of cometary dust seeds the planet with tiny remnant Hypothetical machines. Soon, this seemingly hospitable world will become very alien indeed'as the nature of time is once again twisted, by entities unknown. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied."@en
  • "Die Fortsetzung des preisgekrönten Bestsellers "Spin" Eines Tages legt sich ein gigantischer Energieschirm um die Erde. Als er Jahre später wieder verschwindet, hat sich die Welt radikal verändert: Riesige Tore verbinden die Erde mit anderen, Lichtjahre entfernten Planeten. Wie gross ist dieses Netzwerk aus Welten? Und zu welchem Zweck wurde es geschaffen? Eine Expedition bricht auf, um das Geheimnis zu lüften ... "Axis" ist die atemberaubende Fortsetzung von "Spin", mit dem Robert Charles Wilson die Leserinnen und Leser im Sturm erobert hat. Robert Charles Wilson, geboren 1953, lebt in Toronto und zählt zu den bedeutendsten Autoren der modernen Science Fiction. Er hat zwölf Romane veröffentlicht, darunter den Bestseller 'Die Chronolithen', der 2001 auf der New York Times Bestenliste stand. Neben zahlreichen Nominierungen wurde er mehrfach für seine Romane ausgezeichnet, unter anderem mit dem 'Philip K. Dick Award' 1994, dem 'John W. Campbell Award' 2002 und dem 'Hugo Award' 2006."
  • "On a planet engineered by the mysterious Hypotheticals, Lise Adams attempts to uncover the mystery of her father's disappearance twelve years earlier."@en
  • "Ambitions and forces from Earth, Mars, and a planet engineered to support human life collide as a young woman named Lise Adams searches for her father, who disappeared twelve years earlier and was obsessed with machine intelligences known as the Hypotheticals, developers of controversial life extension technology."

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  • "Fiction."

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