Blackfish City

Sam J. Miller

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Brown Book Group, Little

Published: 24th Jan '19


Disturbing, powerful and fearlessly imagined, Blackfish City is a mesmerising dystopian novel from a remarkable new voice in science fiction

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***SHORTLISTED FOR THE NEBULA AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL******A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST BOOK OF 2018******A KIRKUS BEST BOOK OF 2018*** ***A WASHINGTON POST BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL OF 2018***’A remarkable work of dystopian imagination’ – Starburst’Incisive and beautifully written . . . Blackfish City simmers with menace and heartache, suspense and wonder’ – Ann Leckie, Hugo, Nebula and Clarke Award-winning author*****After the climate wars, a floating city was constructed in the Arctic Circle. Once a remarkable feat of mechanical and social engineering it is now rife with corruption and the population simmers with unrest. Into this turmoil comes a strange new visitor – a woman accompanied by an orca and a chained polar bear. She disappears into the crowds looking for someone she lost thirty years ago, followed by whispers of a vanished people who could bond with animals. Her arrival draws together four people and sparks a chain of events that will change Blackfish City forever.DISTURBING, POWERFUL AND FEARLESSLY IMAGINED, BLACKFISH CITY IS A MESMERISING NOVEL FROM A REMARKABLE NEW VOICE IN SCIENCE FICTION*****’A compelling dystopian thriller’ Guardian’Sam Miller is a fiercely strong writer, and this book is a blast’ – Daryl Gregory, World Fantasy Award-winning author’I haven’t been this swept away by imagination and worldbuilding since Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials’ – Carmen Maria Machado, National Book Award-nominated author of Her Body and other Parties’Damn near perfect’ – The Book Smugglers’An ambitious, imaginative and big-hearted dystopian ensemble story that’s by turns elegiac and angry’ – Publisher’s Weekly’This is the kind of swirling, original sci-fi we live for’ – B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog

Additional information

Weight 0.254 kg
Dimensions 23 × 201 × 131 mm
Page Count 368