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Debatable Space
Philip Palmer

Classification : Sff (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
Pub Date : Aug 07, 2008
Imprint : Orbit
Page Extent : 512
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781841496207
Price : 575

About the book
Flanagan (who is, for want of a better word, a pirate) has a plan. It seems relatively simple: kidnap Lena, the Cheo's daughter, demand a vast ransom for her safe return, sit back and wait. Only the Cheo, despotic ruler of the known universe, isn't playing ball.

Flanagan and his crew have seen this before, of course, but since they've learned a few tricks from the bad old days (being particularly bad if you happen to have been one of the myriad sons or daughters the Cheo let die rather than give in to blackmail) and since they know something about Lena that should make the plan foolproof, the Cheo's defiance is a major setback.

It is a situation that calls for extreme measures. Luckily, Flanagan has considerable experience in this area. . .

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'Well written, fast moving and defiantly weird in places ? definitely a new voice worth listening to' - Jon Courtenay Grimwood
A hugely ambitious space opera by a first-time novelist that certainly doesn't skimp on big ideas
Relentlessly energetic ... one of those rare books that holds your focus on every page
A great innovative work. Palmer clearly knows his sci-fi
So crammed with startling ideas, scintillating prose, incredible aliens and plot twists that it evokes wonder and admiration ... A debut of rare accomplishment
     
Philip Palmer
Philip Palmer is a film and television writer and producer who also writes for radio and theatre. He teaches screenwriting at Leeds Metropolitan University and runs a television drama series course in...(+)
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