The Long Earth
Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
An unmissable milestone for lovers of Sir Terry Pratchett: the 1st SF novel in over 3 many years within which the visionary inventor of Discworld has created a brand new universe of tantalizing possibilities—a sequence of parallel “Earths” with doors resulting in event, intrigue, pleasure, and an break out into the furthest reaches of the imagination.
The lengthy Earth, written with award-winning novelist Stephen Baxter, writer of Stone Spring, Ark, and Floodwill, captivate technological know-how fiction enthusiasts of all stripes, readers of Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen, and someone who loved the Terry Pratchett/Neil Gaiman collaboration Good Omens.
The lengthy Earth is an experience of the top order—and an unforgettable read.
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