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Shaman: A novel of the Ice Age Hardcover – 10 September 2013

4.1 out of 5 stars 214 ratings

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  • Hardcover : 464 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1841499994
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1841499994
  • Product Dimensions : 15.8 x 3.9 x 23.9 cm
  • Publisher : Orbit (10 September 2013)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.1 out of 5 stars 214 ratings

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An amazing piece of recreation, vividly evoking the deprivations, animalistic beliefs and day-to-day struggles of a primitive tribe (FINANCIAL TIMES)

Robinson's prose is rich and detailed . . . Superb (SFX)

Shaman is set in an era of human history almost unimaginably different from ours, but Robinson brings it alive through a detailed account of Loon's experiences (GUARDIAN)

Low-tech lives and Ice Age conditions are all superbly evoked (DAILY MAIL)

An intelligent, and at times mesmerising novel (IRISH EXAMINER)

A thrilling journey through an age of ice and stone - one of Kim Stanley Robinson's best! (Greg Bear)

Book Description

An extraordinary portrayal of life in the Palaeolithic era, 30,000 years into our past, by the multi-award-winning author described recently by the Sunday Times as 'one of science fiction's greats'