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Ancestral Machines

(2016)
(The fourth book in the Humanity's Fire series)
A novel by

 
 
The Warcage: 200 worlds harnessed to an artificial sun in a feat of unprecedented stellar engineering. Built to travel through space as a monument to peace between alien species, now its voracious rulers have turned it into a nightmarish wasteland, capturing new planets for slaves and resources then discarding the old.

When a verdant agri-world is pulled out of its orbit, the captain of a smuggling ship must journey into the Warcage to rescue his crew.

Genre: Science Fiction    Get it on Google Play

Praise for this book

"Proper galaxy-spanning space opera." - Iain M Banks


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Hardback Editions

January 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: Ancestral Machines: A Humanity's Fire novel
Author(s): Michael Cobley
ISBN: 0-356-50177-9 / 978-0-356-50177-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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Paperback Editions

September 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ancestral Machines: A Humanity's Fire novel
Author(s): Michael Cobley
ISBN: 0-356-50178-7 / 978-0-356-50178-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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January 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ancestral Machines: A Humanity's Fire novel
Author(s): Michael Cobley
ISBN: 0-356-50208-2 / 978-0-356-50208-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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January 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ancestral Machines: A Humanity's Fire novel
Author(s): Michael Cobley
ISBN: 0-316-22118-X / 978-0-316-22118-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Ancestral Machines: A Humanity's Fire Novel
Author(s): Michael Cobley
ISBN: 1-5226-4160-2 / 978-1-5226-4160-5
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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January 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Ancestral Machines: A Humanity's Fire Novel
Author(s): Michael Cobley
Publisher: Audible Studios
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January 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Ancestral Machines: A Humanity's Fire Novel
Author(s): Michael Cobley
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Ancestral Machines: A Humanity's Fire Novel
Author(s): Michael Cobley
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Ancestral Machines: A Humanity's Fire novel
Author(s): Michael Cobley
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


January 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ancestral Machines: A Humanity's Fire novel
Author(s): Michael Cobley
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon UK