Alastair Reynolds's Blue Remembered Earth (Poseidon's Children, Book 1) PDF

By Alastair Reynolds

BLUE REMEMBERED EARTH is the 1st quantity in a huge trilogy tracing the Akinya kinfolk throughout greater than 10000 years of destiny history...out past the sunlight method, into interstellar area and the sunrise of galactic society.

One hundred and fifty years from now, in an international the place Africa is the dominant technological and monetary strength, and the place crime, struggle, affliction and poverty were banished to background, Geoffrey Akinya desires just one factor: to be left in peace, in order that he can proceed his reviews into the elephants of the Amboseli basin. yet Geoffrey's family members, the massive Akinya enterprise empire, has different plans. After the demise of Eunice, Geoffrey's grandmother, erstwhile house explorer and entrepreneur, anything awkward has come to mild at the Moon, and Geoffrey is tasked - good, blackmailed, quite - to head up there and ensure the family's identify remains certainly unblemished. yet little does Geoffrey recognize - or a person else within the kin, for that topic - what he's approximately to solve. Eunice's ashes have have already got been scattered in sight of Kilimanjaro. however the secrets and techniques she died with are approximately back out into the open, they usually may well switch every little thing. Or shatter this near-utopia into shards ...

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Der Ara hatte ihm mit seinen herausragenden medizinischen Kenntnissen bereits mehrfach geholfen, unter anderem bei ein paar äußerst heiklen Befragungen hochrangiger Arkoniden. Dabei war zwischen den beiden Männern so etwas wie ein Vertrauensverhältnis entstanden. Aus diesem Grund hatte der Celista auch nicht eine Sekunde gezögert, Phiaster zu erzählen, was er in einer geheimen Kammer auf der Venuszuflucht entdeckt hatte. Jemmico starrte noch einige Sekunden lang auf die Bilder aus dem Wohnbereich.

Dazu trug vor allem die ungewöhnliche Tätowierung bei, die sich vom linken Schlüsselbein über Hals und Wange bis zur Schläfe hinaufwand. Sie glich einer Schlange mit fein geschupptem Kleid. In Wahrheit bestand sie aus Dutzenden von Gesichtern. Phiaster war eine der wenigen handverlesenen Personen, die Jemmico als Freund bezeichnete. Der Ara hatte ihm mit seinen herausragenden medizinischen Kenntnissen bereits mehrfach geholfen, unter anderem bei ein paar äußerst heiklen Befragungen hochrangiger Arkoniden.

Die Liebe zu Thora trieb ihn einerseits an, war jedoch gleichzeitig auch eine Belastung, und dieser Zwiespalt verwirrte ihn. Die Aussicht, für sehr lange Zeit auf Tramp gestrandet zu sein oder gar in die Hände eines unbekannten Gegners zu fallen, wirkte wie ein schleichendes Gift, das jede Zuversicht nach und nach austrocknete. 48 Die meisten Probleme lösen sich im Tun. Rhodan versuchte sich zu erinnern, wo er dieses Zitat gehört oder gelesen hatte, doch es fiel ihm nicht ein. Im Prinzip war es egal.

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