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978-1473228955

Creation Node

Creation Node

by Stephen Baxter

Publisher Gollancz

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In the year 2255, of all the sentient beings in her universe, it was a woman named Salma, twenty years old, who was the first fully to see the object called Planet Nine. See with her own eyes, albeit moderated by her ship's instruments. If not to recognise what it was, not yet.

Not that the object turned out to be a planet, or the 'ninth' of anything. Briefly thought to be a black hole, it suddenly changes, expands and sends a message. There is something waiting on its service. Something not quite human.

As the ramifications of this event spread across the fracturing elements of humanity, it is clear that the small crew on the spot are at the centre of the most dramatic discovery in history. But theirs is not the only inexplicable event happening - impossibly, at exactly the same moment, a quasar appeared twenty-five thousand light years away, and now is heating up the solar system.

If the enigma of the creation node is not solved quickly, there may be no one left to investigate it . . .

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About the Author

Stephen Baxter

Stephen Baxter was born in Liverpool, England, in 1957 and now lives in Northumberland. Since 1987, he has published somewhere over forty books, mostly science fiction novels, and over a hundred short stories.


Stephen holds degrees in mathematics, from Cambridge University, engineering, from Southampton University, and in business administration, from Henley Management College. He worked as a teacher of maths and physics, and for several years in information technology. Today, he is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society.


His first professionally published short story appeared in 1987, and his first novel, in 1991, becoming a full-time author in 1995. He is also a President of the British Science Fiction Association, and a Vice-President of the HG Wells Society.


Voyage was dramatised by Audio Movies for BBC Radio and broadcast in 1999.


Baxter's TV and movie work includes development work on the BBC's Invasion: Earth, broadcast in April-May 1998, and the script for Episode 3 of Space Island One, broadcast on Sky One on 21 January 1998.

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