Keeping It Real by Justina Robson

Keeping It Real

Justina Robson
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Details

  • ISBN
    9781591025399 / 1591025397
  • Title Keeping It Real
  • Author Justina Robson
  • Category Science Fiction
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2007
  • Pages 337
  • Publisher
    Pyr
  • Imprint Prometheus Books
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 153mm x 17mm x 226mm

Annotation

The Quantum Bomb of 2015 changed everything. The fabric that kept the universe's different dimensions apart was torn and now the people of earth exist in uneasy company with inhabitants of the elfin, elemental, and demonic realms.

Publisher Description

The Quantum Bomb of 2015 changed everything. The fabric that kept the universe's different dimensions apart was torn and now, six years later, the people of earth exist in uneasy company with the inhabitants of, amongst others, the elfin, elemental, and demonic realms. Magic is real and can be even more dangerous than technology. Elves are exotic, erotic, dangerous, and really bored with the constant “Lord of the Rings” references. Elementals are a law unto themselves and demons are best left well to themselves. Special agent Lila Black used to be pretty, but now she's not so sure. Her body is more than half restless carbon and metal alloy machinery, a machine she's barely in control of. It goes into combat mode, enough weapons for a small army springing from within itself, at the merest provocation. As for her heart, well, ever since being drawn into a game by the elfin rockstar Zal (lead singer of the No Shows), who she's been assigned to protect, she's not even sure she can trust that any more either.

Author Biography

Justina Robson was born and brought up in Leeds. She studied philosophy and linguistics before settling down to write in 1992. Her earlier novels, <b>Silver Screen </b>(1999) and <b>Mappa Mundi</b> (2001), were both shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award.<br><br><br><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>

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