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  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 2004
ISBN 9780575074361

£135.00

Three hundred years in the future, Verity Auger is a specialist in the archaeological exploration of Earth, rendered uninhabitable after the technological catastrophe known as the Nanocaust. After a field-trip to goes badly wrong, Verity is forced to redeem herself by participating in a dangerous mission, for which her expertise in invaluable.
Using a backdoor into an unstable alien transit system, Auger's faction has discovered something astonishing at the far end of a wormhole: mid twentieth-century Earth, preserved like a fly in amber. Is it a window into the past, a simulation, or something else entirely?


CENTURY RAIN is not just a time-travel story, nor a tale of alternate history. Part hard SF thriller, part interstellar adventure, part noir romance, CENTURY RAIN is something altogether stranger.

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Near-fine first edition, with small stripe of browning running around the middle of the page block. Several light impressions to board edges. In a near-fine unclipped dust jacket with very light bruises to edges in several locations.


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Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966.

He studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. Since 1991 he has lived in the Netherlands, near Leiden. He gave up working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer.

Revelation Space and Pushing Ice were shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke Award; Revelation Space, Absolution Gape, Diamond Dogs and Century Rain were shortlisted for the British Science Fiction Award and Chasm City won the British Science Fiction Award.

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Book Condition & Notes

Near-fine first edition, with small stripe of browning running around the middle of the page block. Several light impressions to board edges. In a near-fine unclipped dust jacket with very light bruises to edges in several locations.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.