The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Book 1 - Wayfarers

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Wayfarers 1

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Publisher Description

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEY'S WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION

'A quietly profound, humane tour de force' Guardian

The beloved debut novel that will restore your faith in humanity

#SmallAngryPlanet


When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of the Wayfarer, she isn't expecting much. The ship, which has seen better days, offers her everything she could possibly want: a small, quiet spot to call home for a while, adventure in far-off corners of the galaxy, and distance from her troubled past.

But Rosemary gets more than she bargained for with the Wayfarer. The crew is a mishmash of species and personalities, from Sissix, the friendly reptillian pilot, to Kizzy and Jenks, the constantly sparring engineers who keep the ship running. Life on board is chaotic, but more or less peaceful - exactly what Rosemary wants.

Until the crew are offered the job of a lifetime: the chance to build a hyperspace tunnel to a distant planet. They'll earn enough money to live comfortably for years... if they survive the long trip through war-torn interstellar space without endangering any of the fragile alliances that keep the galaxy peaceful.

But Rosemary isn't the only person on board with secrets to hide, and the crew will soon discover that space may be vast, but spaceships are very small indeed.

PRAISE FOR THE WAYFARERS

'Never less than deeply involving'
DAILY MAIL

'So much fun to read' HEAT

'Chambers is simply an exceptional talent, quietly and beautifully redefining the space opera' TOR.COM

'The most fun that I've had with a novel in a long, long time' iO9

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2015
16 March
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
608
Pages
PUBLISHER
Hodder & Stoughton
SELLER
Hachette Australia Pty Ltd
SIZE
1.8
MB

Customer Reviews

FindingPerfection ,

Beautiful... and beyond.

A beautifully eye opening introduction to a vivid new world, and a nice reminder of our basic human connection and limitations.

Rachellaci ,

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Loved it from start to finish - and so glad there are already sequels ready to go as there is nothing worse than finding a beautifully crafted world populated with beautifully written characters only to have nowhere to go at the end of the first story. Thinking of you Firefly... Do yourself a favour and buy this book and recommend it to friends, they will thank you for it.

kateymate86 ,

Brilliant worldbuilding

And a great read to boot.

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