Blackfish City - Sam J. Miller (Paperback) 24-01-2019 Short-listed for Nebula Award for Best Novel 2019 (UK).
***SHORTLISTED FOR THE NEBULA AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL*** ***A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST BOOK OF 2018*** ***A KIRKUS BEST BOOK OF 2018*** ***A WASHINGTON POST BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL OF 2018*** 'A remarkable work of dystopian imagination' - Starburst 'Incisive and beautifully written . . . Blackfish City simmers with menace and heartache, suspense and wonder' - Ann Leckie, Hugo, Nebula and Clarke Award-winning author ***** After the climate wars, a floating city was constructed in the Arctic Circle. Once a remarkable feat of mechanical and social engineering it is now rife with corruption and the population simmers with unrest. Into this turmoil comes a strange new visitor - a woman accompanied by an orca and a chained polar bear. She disappears into the crowds looking for someone she lost thirty years ago, followed by whispers of a vanished people who could bond with animals. Her arrival draws together four people and sparks a chain of events that will change Blackfish City forever. DISTURBING, POWERFUL AND FEARLESSLY IMAGINED, BLACKFISH CITY IS A MESMERISING NOVEL FROM A REMARKABLE NEW VOICE IN SCIENCE FICTION ***** 'A compelling dystopian thriller' Guardian 'Sam Miller is a fiercely strong writer, and this book is a blast' - Daryl Gregory, World Fantasy Award-winning author 'I haven't been this swept away by imagination and worldbuilding since Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials' - Carmen Maria Machado, National Book Award-nominated author of Her Body and other Parties 'Damn near perfect' - The Book Smugglers 'An ambitious, imaginative and big-hearted dystopian ensemble story that's by turns elegiac and angry' - Publisher's Weekly 'This is the kind of swirling, original sci-fi we live for' - B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog