by Alastair Reynolds
Synopsis of Absolution Gap
A further awe-inspiring leap into the darkly imagined future of REVELATION SPACE. With his first novel Reynolds laid the foundations of a galaxy-spanning future for mankind; with each novel he takes us further into that galaxy, revealing another aspect of a future that has few boundaries. Look further into the dark heart of mankind: awe-inspiring doomsday weapons, vicious AIs, cities overwhelmed by plagues that twist and meld man and machine: the further we go into this future, the more it is revealed to be the creation of a uniquely talented writer who is making a massive impact on world SF.