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Supernova Era

(2019)
A novel by

 
 


'Like Ursula K. Le Guin rewriting The Lord of the Flies for the quantum age' NPR



'Cixin Liu is the author of your next favourite sci-fi novel' WIRED



Eight years ago and eight light years away, a supermassive star died.

Tonight, a supernova tsunami of high energy will finally reach Earth. Dark skies will shine bright as a new star blooms in the heavens and within a year everyone over the age of thirteen will be dead, their chromosomes irreversibly damaged.

And so the countdown begins.

Parents apprentice their children and try to pass on the knowledge they'll need to keep the world running.

But the last generation may not want to carry the legacy of their parents' world. And though they imagine a better, brighter future, they may not be able to escape humanity's dark instincts...

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"Wildly imaginative." - Barack Obama


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October 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-250-30603-5 / 978-1-250-30603-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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October 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-78854-238-X / 978-1-78854-238-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
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Paperback Editions

August 2021 : Paperback
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Title: The Supernova Era
Author(s): Liu Cixin
ISBN: 1-80024-896-2 / 978-1-80024-896-0
Publisher: Head of Zeus GB
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September 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-250-30605-1 / 978-1-250-30605-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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April 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-78854-240-1 / 978-1-78854-240-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


October 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-78854-239-8 / 978-1-78854-239-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

November 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-250-24167-7 / 978-1-250-24167-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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October 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-78954-809-8 / 978-1-78954-809-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


October 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


October 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


October 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen - translator
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


October 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen - translator
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen - translator
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


October 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Supernova Era
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU