|Blue Remembered Earth (2012) [Novel]|
by Alastair Reynolds
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Series: Poseidon's Children
(From the publisher):
Geoffrey and Sunday Akinya want no part of their family and its wealth. The Akinyas have ridden Africa's economic boom into orbit and beyond. Wherever mankind has gone in the Solar system the Akinyas have profited.
But Geoffrey and Sunday have rejected it all. Geoffrey conducts research into elephant cognition in the shadow of Kilimanjaro, Sunday makes her way as an artist beyond the reach of The Mechanism on the far side of the moon.
But when their Grandmother dies she leaves behind a secret that throws Geoffrey and Sunday into a desperate race against their family. A race run beneath the unblinking eye of The Mechanism.
Original title: Blue Remembered Earth
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Species Evolution→ Longevity and Immortality
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Technology→ Computers, Automation, Artificial Intelligence
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Adventure→ Planetary Exploration and Colonization