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Orion, Sep 27, 2012 - Fiction - 336 pages
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On the barren surface of an asteroid, located deep in the galaxy beneath the unbearable light of the Kefahuchi Tract, lie three objects: an abandoned spacecraft, a pair of bone dice covered with strange symbols, and a human skeleton.

What they are and what they mean are the mysteries explored and unwrapped in LIGHT, M. John Harrison's triumphant novel.

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User Review  - dcunning11235 - LibraryThing

I'm torn on giving this 3 stars vs. 4. I think it might in some sense "deserve" 4 stars, while I'm leaning heavily toward giving it 3 stars. I read this in often short chunks in between doing other ... Read full review

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Confusing, incoherent. The occasional nice turn of phrase (“the willed fractality of things”), but I had to force myself to finish it. Perhaps if I knew something about physics it might have made ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

M. John Harrison (1945 - ) Michael John Harrison is the author of, amongst others, the Viriconium stories, The Centauri Device, Climbers, The Course of the Heart, Signs of Life, Light and Nova Swing. He has won the Boardman Tasker Award (Climbers), the James Tiptree Jr Award (Light) and the Arthur C. Clarke Award (Nova Swing). He lives in Shropshire.

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