A BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Award winning novel, available for the first time in fifteen years!
A fast-moving space adventure featuring mysterious aliens, a journey to a de-populated planet, a mad run from space cops, a ship captain in trouble, and her AI (Artificially Intelligent) companion/ship's computer.
It is carnival time on Mars, but Tabitha Jute isn't partying. She is in hiding from the law, penniless and about to lose her livelihood and her best friend, the space barge ''Alice Liddell''. Then, the intriguing Marco Metz offers her some money to take him to Plenty, and then the adventure begins.
Winner of both the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year and the British Science Fiction Association Award for best novel of the year - the only book ever to win both prestigious British awards.
Colin Greenland (1954- )
Born in Dover, Kent, Colin Greenland is an award-wining science fiction author. His first book, The Entropy Exhibition, was a critical look at the New Wave movement, based on his PHD thesis. Best known among his acclaimed Fantasy and SF works is the 'Tabitha Jute' space opera sequence, the first of which, Take Back Plenty, won the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards and was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award. Colin Greenland lives in Cambridge with his partner, writer Susanna Clarke.
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