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Polystom Signed

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  • Author: Adam ROBERTS
  • Publisher: Gollancz
  • Published: 2003
  • Description: Hardback, Fine
  • Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
  • Edition: First
  • Ref: 9030
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First UK edition. Price still on dustjacket. SIGNED by Adam Roberts on the title page. “Amongst all his uncle Cleonicles’ notions, his explanation for the stars has always seemed just too fanciful to be true to Polystom, fiftieth Steward of Enting. Yes, his uncle invented the Computational Device, the Greatest Work of Man, the Summation of Human Knowledge, but surely everyone accepts that the air between the planets is without end. How could there be nothing beyond something? Where would air end and nothing begin? This was but one certainty in a universe of certainties for the fiftieth Steward of Enting. Polystom is certain his new wife will love him. Certain that his servants respect him. Certain that war will bring him the glory he has been looking for. The death of his uncle is one of the first shocks to his comfortable view of life…” IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DESPATCH