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The adjacent by Christopher Priest

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Weapons of mass destruction,
  • Fiction,
  • Science fiction,
  • Fantasy fiction

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In the near future, Tibor Tarent, a freelance photographer, is recalled from Anatolia to Britain when his wife, an aid worker, is killed--annihilated by a terrifying weapon that reduces its target to a triangular patch of scorched earth. A century earlier, Tommy Trent, a stage magician, is sent to the Western Front on a secret mission to render British reconnaissance aircraft invisible to the enemy. Present day: a theoretical physicist develops a new method of diverting matter, a discovery with devastating consequences that will resonate through time.

Edition Notes

First published by Orion Publishing Group, London, 2013.

StatementChristopher Priest
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27156005M
ISBN 101781169438
ISBN 109781781169438, 9781781169445
OCLC/WorldCa857214695

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