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Stephen Baxter

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Gollancz S.F., Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Science fiction

The natural heir to Arthur C. Clarke dramatises the epic story of evolution. A novel that tells the story of life on Earth...

They first fought for life when dinosaurs dominated the Earth. And, down through the countless millennia, they have survived. The primates. This is their story.

They walked out of the forests, they became human, they covered the Earth, they fell. But they have survived and they have evolved.

Evolution follows the ebb and flow of one stream in the great river of DNA. Darwinian evolution is dramatised as a constant life and death struggle, a heroic story of endurance. It is a story that transcends generations, species, mankind and, in the end, the Earth itself.

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Stephen Baxter

Stephen Baxter is the pre-eminent SF writer of his generation. With Terry Pratchett he has co-authored the Long Earth novels. Published around the world he has also won major awards in the UK, US, Germany, and Japan. Born in 1957 he has degrees from Cambridge and Southampton. He lives in Northumberland with his wife.

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