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A History of What Comes Next - Limited Edition

A History of What Comes Next - Limited Edition

by Sylvain Neuvel

Publisher Michael Joseph

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About the book

This is a secret history of our world like no other . . .

Always run, never fight. Preserve the knowledge. Survive at all costs. Take them to the stars. _________

Germany, 1945.

Mia, a nineteen-year-old girl, is sent by the OSS to find Wernher von Braun. Her mission: stop the Russians getting hold of Germany - and the world's - foremost rocket scientist.
Von Braun is suspicious. And so he should be.
For Mia is no ordinary girl. She only looks human. And helping the Allies win the Second World War is but one part of her plan.

Because there's an even darker conflict on Earth. A secret struggle thousands of years old. It has engulfed and taken generations of Mia's people.
But can the firing of rockets finally bring about its end?
Can Mia, as the last of her kind, bring the stars down to earth?

And if she succeeds, what will happen to us?

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'Wry narration, wired action . . . Fans of alternate history and intelligent sci-fi will love this' Publishers Weekly 'Clever and compelling, it will keep you enthralled until the end' Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of The Oppenheimer Alternative
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Highly crafted and unique' Library Journal

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About the Author

Sylvain Neuvel

Sylvain Neuvel dropped out of high school at age 15. Along the way, he has been a journalist, worked in soil decontamination, sold ice cream in California, and peddled furniture across Canada. He received a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Chicago. He taught linguistics in India, and worked as a software engineer in Montreal. He is also a certified translator, though he wishes he were an astronaut. He likes to tinker, dabbles in robotics and is somewhat obsessed with Halloween. He absolutely loves toys; his girlfriend would have him believe that he has too many, so he writes about aliens and giant robots as a blatant excuse to build action figures (for his son, of course).

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