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'Alien Clay' by Adrian Tchaikovsky - Signed Edition - Publishes March 28th

'Alien Clay' by Adrian Tchaikovsky - Signed Edition - Publishes March 28th

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Alien Clay is a thrilling far-future adventure by acclaimed Hugo and Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author Adrian Tchaikovsky.

They travelled into the unknown and left themselves behind . . .

On the distant world of Kiln lie the ruins of an alien civilization. It’s the greatest discovery in humanity’s spacefaring history – yet who were its builders and where did they go?

Professor Arton Daghdev had always wanted to study alien life up close. Then his wishes become a reality in the worst way. His political activism sees him exiled from Earth to Kiln’s extrasolar labour camp. There, he’s condemned to work under an alien sky until he dies.

Kiln boasts a ravenous, chaotic ecosystem like nothing seen on Earth. The monstrous alien life interacts in surprising, sometimes shocking ways with the human body, so Arton will risk death on a daily basis. However, the camp’s oppressive regime might just kill him first. If Arton can somehow escape both fates, the world of Kiln holds a wondrous, terrible secret. It will redefine life and intelligence as he knows it, and might just set him free.

Praise for Adrian Tchaikovsky

‘Brilliant science fiction and far-out world-building’ – James McAvoy

‘One of the most interesting and accomplished writers in speculative fiction’ – Christopher Paolini

‘Tchaikovsky’s world-building is some of the best in modern sci-fi’ – New Scientist

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