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Learning The World: A novel of first contact Paperback – 31 Jul 2006

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  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Orbit; 1 edition (31 July 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1841493449
  • ISBN-13: 978-1841493442
  • Product Dimensions: 11.4 x 2.8 x 17.6 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 222 g
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Mind-expanding science fiction at its best; it is no surprise that it has been shortlisted for all the main science fiction awards. - THE TIMES

A charismatic, inventive story of space travel and discovery - SFX

A beautiful piece of stylish writing. . . Gripping and convincing - STARBURST

Ken MacLeod outdoes himself with Learning the World. . . don't miss this one - ANALOG

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Reminding us that the universe is not only stranger than we imagine, it is stranger than we CAN imagine, LEARNING THE WORLD is a stunning novel of exploration, discovery and Mankind's destiny amongst the stars.

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4.0 out of 5 starsKen MacLeod's first contact novel
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