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Publisher Description

Welcome back to the brash, brutal new world of the twenty-fifth century: where global politics isn’t just for planet Earth anymore; and where death is just a break in the action, thanks to the techno-miracle that can preserve human consciousness and download it into one new body after another.

Cynical, quick-on-the-trigger Takeshi Kovacs, the ex-U.N. envoy turned private eye, has changed careers, and bodies, once more . . . trading sleuthing for soldiering as a warrior-for-hire, and helping a far-flung planet’s government put down a bloody revolution.

But when it comes to taking sides, the only one Kovacs is ever really on is his own. So when a rogue pilot and a sleazy corporate fat cat offer him a lucrative role in a treacherous treasure hunt, he’s only too happy to go AWOL with a band of resurrected soldiers of fortune. All that stands between them and the ancient alien spacecraft they mean to salvage are a massacred city bathed in deadly radiation, unleashed nanotechnolgy with a million ways to kill, and whatever surprises the highly advanced Martian race may have in store. But armed with his genetically engineered instincts, and his trusty twin Kalashnikovs, Takeshi is ready to take on anything—and let the devil take whoever’s left behind.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
March 2
Random House Publishing Group
Penguin Random House LLC

Customer Reviews

Tansterman ,

Much better than the Netflix adaptation

I'd say this book is much better than the TV adaptation because too much is compacted, twisted and abbreviated to fit into the adaptation when it shouldn’t be. There are already too many unanswered questions as it is in the book that are given even more short shrift in the TV adaptations. Even the anime doesn't do the storyline the justice it deserves. Nor does the second season of the TV adaptation.

klea2000 ,

the Best!

This is my favorite of all his books so far. The images remain fresh. A great original suspenseful read.

mx_niko ,

author is a TERF

Apple, I want my money back

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