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The UK's bestselling novelist and a giant of British science fiction combine forces to write the first novel in an astonishing, mind-bending new series...The Long Earth

1916: the Western Front. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong, and the wind in the leaves in the trees. Where has the mud, blood and blasted landscape of No Man's Land gone?

2015: Madison, Wisconsin. Cop Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive - some said mad, others dangerous - scientist - when she finds a curious gadget - a box containing some wiring, a three-way switch and a...potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way Mankind views his world for ever.

And that's an understatement if ever there was one...

The Long Earth is the first in an exciting new collaboration between the creator of Discworld Terry Pratchett and the acclaimed SF writer Stephen Baxter

Reviews

By turns thrillingly expansive, joyously inventive and utterly engrossing *****.

SFX magazine

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  • Paperback

    9780552164085

    May 16, 2013

    Corgi

    432 pages

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    9781846573378

    July 1, 2012

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    9781446465738

    June 21, 2012

    Transworld Digital

    432 pages

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