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 novel in an exciting new collaboration between the creator of Discworld Terry Pratchett and the acclaimed SF writer Stephen Baxter
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Good book, let's see what happens next!
Good book but I felt it didn't flow as well towards the final chapters, the characters were well developed and we all know terry can make us feel like we know a character inside out by the time we finish one of his many fantastic books, but not so much this time round.
Still, worth a read and it'll be interesting to find out what happens next!
Great collaboration! Brilliant ideas?
Didn't even know this existed!
Very well executed sci-fi. The Vision of both authors with the well know humour of T. Pratchett
I always wanted another TP sci-fi book since his first (proper) book and this more than meets that.