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Iron Sunrise

(2004)
(The second book in the Singularity Sky series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
2005 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee)
2005 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee)

Charles Stross's "visionary" (Library Journal) debut novel Singularity Sky was hailed as "a carnival of ideas" (Michael Swanwick) and sealed his reputation as the writer who "owns the cutting edge of science fiction" (James Patrick Kelly). Now he moves beyond that horizon with his stunning sequel, Iron Sunrise.

When the planet of Moscow was annihilated, its few survivors launched a counter-attack against the most likely culprit: the neighboring system of New Dresden. But New Dresden wasn't responsible, and as the deadly missiles approach their target, Rachel Mansour, agent for the interests of Old Earth, is assigned to find out who was.

And the one person who knows is a disaffected teenager who calls herself Wednesday Shadowmist. But Wednesday has no idea what she knows...


Genre: Science Fiction

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"Charles Stross owns the cutting edge of science fiction." - James Patrick Kelly


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