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Edge of Dark

(2015)
(The first book in the Glittering Edge series)
A novel by

 
Awards
Philip K Dick Award Best Book (nominee)

"Edge of Dark is an intelligent, thoughtful look at what it might mean to coexist with superior AIs that we ourselves have created. Brenda Cooper's universe is detailed, inventive, and ultimately dazzling. I will remember Chrystal for a very long time."
Nancy Kress


What if a society banished its worst nightmare to the far edge of the solar system, destined to sip only dregs of light and struggle for the barest living. And yet, that life thrived? It grew and learned and became far more than you ever expected, and it wanted to return to the sun. What if it didn't share your moral compass in any way?

The Glittering Edge duology describes the clash of forces when an advanced society that has filled a solar system with flesh and blood life meets the near-AI's that it banished long ago. This is a story of love for the wild and natural life on a colony planet, complex adventure set in powerful space stations, and the desire to live completely whether you are made of flesh and bone or silicon and carbon fiber.

In Edge of Dark, meet ranger Charlie Windar and his adopted wild predator, and explore their home on a planet that has been raped and restored more than once. Meet Nona Hall, child of power and privilege from the greatest station in the system, the Diamond Deep. Meet Nona's best friend, a young woman named Chrystal who awakens in a robotic body... .

From the Trade Paperback edition.

 
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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Edge of Dark (The Glittering Edge)
Author(s): Brenda Cooper
ISBN: 1-63388-050-8 / 978-1-63388-050-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pyr
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

April 2016 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Edge of Dark (Glittering Edge Series, Book 1)
Author(s): Brenda Cooper
ISBN: 1-5047-0932-2 / 978-1-5047-0932-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2016 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Edge of Dark: The Glittering Edge, Book One
Author(s): Brenda Cooper
ISBN: 1-5047-0930-6 / 978-1-5047-0930-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2016 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Edge of Dark (Glittering Edge Series, Book 1)
Author(s): Brenda Cooper
ISBN: 1-5047-0931-4 / 978-1-5047-0931-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2016 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Edge of Dark: The Glittering Edge, Book One
Author(s): Brenda Cooper
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

March 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Edge of Dark (The Glittering Edge)
Author(s): Brenda Cooper
Publisher: Pyr
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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