Until the two intruders arrived, Larry Lynsey was living the dream life of a recluse. He was residing quite alone in the High Meggas in the farthest reaches of a series of parallel worlds. Then Anna Shea and Steven Valente arrive and all certainty disappears. With The Long Earth, Sir Terry Pratchett, joined by bestselling genre author Stephen Baxter, created his first new universe in over thirty years. Now in mass-market paperback and NOOK Book. (P.S. Pratchett is the grand master of imaginative satirical sci-fi. To date, his Discworld books have sold more than 65 million copies.)
The Long Earth (Long Earth Series #1)by Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
An unmissable milestone for fans of Sir Terry Pratchett: the first SF novel in over three decades in which the visionary inventor of Discworld has created a new universe of tantalizing possibilities—a series of parallel “Earths” with doorways leading to adventure, intrigue, excitement, and an escape into the furthest reaches of the imagination.… See more details below
An unmissable milestone for fans of Sir Terry Pratchett: the first SF novel in over three decades in which the visionary inventor of Discworld has created a new universe of tantalizing possibilities—a series of parallel “Earths” with doorways leading to adventure, intrigue, excitement, and an escape into the furthest reaches of the imagination.
The Long Earth, written with award-winning novelist Stephen Baxter, author of Stone Spring, Ark, and Floodwill, captivate science fiction fans of all stripes, readers of Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen, and anyone who enjoyed the Terry Pratchett/Neil Gaiman collaboration Good Omens.
The Long Earth is an adventure of the highest order—and an unforgettable read.
Meet the Author
Sir Terry Pratchett, OBE, was the author of more than 70 books, including the internationally bestselling Discworld series of novels. His books have been adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal. In January 2009, Pratchett was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his services to literature. Sir Terry, who lived in England, died in March 2015 at the age of 66.
Stephen Baxter is an acclaimed, multiple-award-winning author whose many books include the Xeelee Sequence series, the Time Odyssey trilogy (written with Arthur C. Clarke), and The Time Ships, a sequel to H. G. Wells's classic The Time Machine. He lives in England.
- Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
- Date of Birth:
- April 28, 1948
- Place of Birth:
- Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
- Four honorary degrees in literature from the universities of Portsmouth, Bristol, Bath and Warwick
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