In 2096, after Earth has successfully colonised Mars, a war of independence erupts and Mars breaks away from Earth's rule. Over the next century, two radically different societies develop, each regarding the other with mutual suspicion. Eventually, Mars sends a group of young delegates to spend five years on Earth in an attempt at reconciliation. In 2196, the delegates are brought home to Mars, along with a group of representatives from Earth. Among them is Luoying, an eighteen-year-old dance student and the granddaughter of the governor of Mars. As Luoying and her friends struggle to reacclimatise to Martian society, she tries to uncover the secrets of the past: what caused the mysterious deaths of her parents, and why was she really sent to Earth? Under the growing threat of interplanetary war, Luoying is left questioning the future of Mars – and man's place on it.
Signed by Hao Jingfang only - NOT signed by Ken Liu.
Limited to 1 per customer.
We are matching numbers first to previous works translated by Ken Liu (ie Waste Tide), and requests must be submitted by Monday August 17th.
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.
Join us for a murderously-fun evening, as Victoria Selman chats to fellow author, S. J. Watson, about her highly-anticipated new novel, Truly, Darkly, Deeply - a mind-bl...