Poseidon's Wake

Poseidon's Wake

by Alastair Reynolds

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Overview

Poseidon's Wake by Alastair Reynolds

In the conclusion of Alastair Reynolds’ epic Poseidon’s Children saga, the Akinya family receives an invitation from across the stars—and a last opportunity to redeem their name...

Send Ndege...
 
The cryptic message originated seventy light-years away from the planet Crucible, where Ndege Akinya lives under permanent house arrest for her role in the catastrophe that killed 417,000 people. Could it be from her mother, Chiku, who vanished during a space expedition decades earlier?
 
Ndege’s daughter, Goma, a biologist, joins the crew of the Travertine, dispatched to Gliese 163 to uncover the source behind the enigmatic message.
 
Goma’s odyssey will take her not only into the furthest reaches of space but centuries into her family’s past where the answers to the universe’s greatest mysteries await...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425256343
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/30/2016
Series: Poseidon's Children Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 672
Sales rank: 487,605
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.60(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Alastair Reynolds is the author of the Poseidon’s Children series and the Revelation Space series. Born in Barry, South Wales, he studied at Newcastle University and the University of St. Andrews. A former astrophysicist for the European Space Agency, he now writes full-time.

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Poseidon's Wake 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous 4 months ago
Great so far
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really good read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The complexity of the storyline and the linkage to past events and volumes makes for an enjoyable read over several days ors even weeks. Reynolds’ knowledge or astrophysics and grasp of emerging technology makes the novel very believable. The characters he creates are interesting as individuals and fun to follow as a group throughout the story. I always look forward to the next publication and will so again after reading this series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im a huge Alistair Reynolds fan but the Poseidons Children series just isnt as good as his previous efforts. After reading most of this one i realized that the fireworks i was waiting for were not forthcoming. No real reward at the end. Too much philosophising not enough action. Slow......
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a great trilogy. I enjoyed it thoroughly and I'm now I'm depressed that I will have to wait for the next Alistair book...