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Robert J. Sawyer: Red Planet Blues Robert J. Sawyer: Red Planet Blues

Incorporating ​the Hugo & Nebula award–nominated novella “Identity Theft”

The name’s Lomax—Alex Lomax. I’m the one and only private eye working the mean streets of New Klondike, the Martian frontier town that sprang up forty years ago after Simon Weingarten and Denny O’Reilly discovered fossils on the Red Planet. Back on Earth, where anything can be synthesized, the remains of alien life are the most valuable of all collectibles, so shiploads of desperate treasure hunters stampeded here in the Great Martian Fossil Rush.

I’m trying to make an honest buck in a dishonest world, tracking down killers and kidnappers among the failed prospectors, the corrupt cops, and a growing population of transfers—lucky stiffs who, after striking paleontological gold, upload their minds into immortal android bodies. But when I uncover clues to solving the decades-old murders of Weingarten and O’Reilly, along with a journal that may lead to their legendary mother lode of… (tovább)

Ace, US, 2014
352 oldal · ISBN: 9780425256411 · ASIN: 0425256413
Gollancz, UK, 2014
368 oldal · ISBN: 9781473200081 · ASIN: 1473200083

Népszerű idézetek


New Klondike should have a sign by one of the airlocks that proclaims, „Twinned with Mos Eisley, Tatooine.”


She nodded again. „Of course. Anything you want to see, Mr. Lomax.” What I wanted to see was under that beige suit – nothing beat the perfection of a high-end transfer's body – but I kept that thought to myself.


I'd flown in small planes on Earth but never before on Mars, and I'd been in hibernation when I'd come here, so this was my first aerial view of New Klondike and environs. I craned my neck to see the city as we sped away from it: a large, shallow dome, glistening in the sun – looking for all the world like God had dropped a contact lens.

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