Broken Angels

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Gollancz, 2003 - Archaeology - 394 pages

Fifty years after the events of ALTERED CARBON Takeshi Kovacs is serving as a mercenary in the Procterate sponsored war to put down Joshuah Kemp's revolution on the planet Sanction IV. He is offered the chance to join a covert team chasing a prize whose value is limitless and whose dangers are endless. Here is a novel that takes mankind to the brink.

A breakneck-paced crime thriller ALTERED CARBON took its readers deep into the universe Morgan had so compellingly realised without ever letting them escape the onward rush of the plot. BROKEN ANGELS melds SF, the war novel and the spy thriller to take the reader below the surface of this future and lay bare the treacheries, betrayals and follies that leave man so ill-prepared for the legacy he has been given: the stars.

This is SF at its dizzying best: superb yet subtle world-building; strong yet sensitive characterisation; awesome yet believable technology , thilling yet profound writing. Richard Morgan is set to join the genre's world-wide elite.

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User Review  - Glennis.LeBlanc - LibraryThing

Kovacs is working as a mercenary fighting rebels and being paid well he quickly goes AWOL at the possibility of getting the cut om finding a Martian spaceship. So much of current human tech and ... Read full review

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User Review  - hirvela - LibraryThing

Broken Angels told us more of the martian tale and deepened the idea of how to use the "sleeves". The story line again is part crime part SciFi. This time there were more persons in the cast, some of ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Richard Morgan has, following the success of ALTERED CARBON, become a full time author. He is 37 and lives in Glasgow. Previously an English Language teacher he has lived and worked in London, Madrid and Istanbul.

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