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A Closed and Common Orbit

A Closed and Common Orbit

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 HUGO AWARD AND THE ARTHUR C CLARKE AWARD

‘Chambers is simply an exceptional talent’ Tor.com

**Winner of the 2017 Prix Julia-Verlanger**

The stand-alone sequel to the award-winning The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet


Lovelace was once merely a ship’s artificial intelligence. When she wakes up in an new body, following a total system shut-down and reboot, she has to start over in a synthetic body, in a world where her kind are illegal. She’s never felt so alone.

But she’s not alone, not really. Pepper, one of the engineers who risked life and limb to reinstall Lovelace, is determined to help her adjust to her new world. Because Pepper knows a thing or two about starting over.

Together, Pepper and Lovey will discover that, huge as the galaxy may be, it’s anything but empty.

PRAISE FOR THE WAYFARERS

‘Never less than deeply involving
DAILY MAIL

‘Explores the quieter side of sci-fi while still wowing us with daring leaps of imagination’ iBOOKS

‘So much fun to read’ HEAT

‘Warm, engaging, properly science-fictional, A Closed and Common Orbit is a very likable novel indeed’ GUARDIAN

‘The most fun that I’ve had with a novel in a long, long time’ iO9
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items

On Sale: 20th October 2016

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781473621459

Reviews

Deeply moving... the sparky empathy of Chambers' writing [draws] you into these strange creatures' hearts and minds in a way that is never less than deeply involving.
Daily Mail
A quietly profound, humane tour de force'
Guardian on THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL ANGRY PLANET
Chambers is simply an exceptional talent
TOR.COM
Explores the quieter side of sci-fi while still wowing us with daring leaps of imagination
iBOOKS
So much fun to read
HEAT
Joyously written and a joy to read.
Claire North on THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL ANGRY PLANET
Never less than deeply involving
DAILY MAIL
PRAISE FOR THE WAYFARERS
The most fun that I've had with a novel in a long, long time
iO9
One of the most enjoyable, brilliantly realised spacey SF novels I've read in ages.
James Smythe on THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL ANGRY PLANET
A joyous, optimistic space opera... Although it isn't shy about tackling Big Questions, PLANET is a heart-warming debut novel that will restore your faith in science fiction (specifically) and humanity (in general).
Tor.com on THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL ANGRY PLANET
Joyously written and a joy to read.
Claire North on THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL ANGRY PLANET
Warm, engaging, properly science-fictional, A Closed and Common Orbit is a very likable novel indeed
GUARDIAN
Exceptional... Chambers is a true talent and writer to watch
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