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01 Jul 2017 * EBOOK * £6.99 * 9781786699510
In a future of near-instantaneous global travel, of abundant provision, a future in which no one living can recall an actual war... a long era of stability threatens to come to an abrupt end.
Fiction / FL (Science Fiction)
Extent: 480 pages
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Ada Palmer is an author, historian and composer. Her Terra Ignota series explores how humanity's cultural and historical legacies might evolve in a future of borderless nations and globally commixing populations. She teaches in the University of Chicago History Department, studying the Renaissance, Enlightenment, classical reception, the history of books, publication and reading, censorship and information control, and the history of philosophy, heresy, science, atheism. She is the author of Reading Lucretius in the Renaissance (Harvard University Press). She often researches in Italy, usually in Florence or at the Vatican. She composes fantasy, SF and mythology-themed music, including the Viking mythology musical stage play Sundown: Whispers of Ragnarok, and often performs at conventions with her vocal group Sassafrass. She also researches anime/manga, especially Osamu Tezuka, early post-WWII manga and gender in manga, and has worked as a consultant for many anime and manga publishers. She blogs for Tor.com, and writes the philosophy & travel blog ExUrbe.com.