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Two months since sixty-five thousand alien objects clenched around the Earth like a luminous fist, screaming to the heavens as the atmosphere burned them to ash. Two months since that moment of brief, bright surveillance by agents unknown.

Two months of silence, while a world holds its breath.

Now some half-derelict space probe, sparking fitfully past Neptune's orbit, hears a whisper from the edge of the solar system: a faint signal sweeping the cosmos like a lighthouse… (more)

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Fri, 10 Dec 2010 06:04:53 +0100

One of my favourite books of all time...!

Fri, 20 Aug 2010 19:50:48 +0200

really good one! gave me many hours of interesting reading

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Language: English

Published in: 2006

Word count: 95,918 words (≈ about 6 hours)


License: Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (cc by-nc-sa)

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