Brass Man (Agent Cormac #3)

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Pan Macmillan, Jun 12, 2018 - 576 pages
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A broiling, sprawling, and witty sci-fi adventure, filled with the truly alien, Brass Man is the third book in Neal Asher's popular Agent Cormac series.On the primitive world Cull, a knight errant called Anderson hunts a dragon, not knowing that elsewhere is a resurrected brass killing machine, Mr Crane, assisting in a similar hunt. Learning that this old enemy still lives, agent Cormac pursues, while scientist Mika begins discovering the horrifying truth about an ancient alien technology.Each day is a survival struggle for the people of Cull. Ferocious insectile monsters roam their planet, as they try to escape to their forefathers' starship still orbiting far above them. But an entity with questionable motives, calling itself Dragon, assists them with genetic by-blows created out of humans and the hideous local monsters. And now the supposedly geologically inactive planet itself is increasingly suffering earthquakes

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User Review  - skraft001 - LibraryThing

First book of the series I've read and believe that was to my detriment as too many story lines going and hopped too quick from one to the next. Read full review

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User Review  - bryan.miller.3705 - LibraryThing

The sequel to "Gridlinked", and the second in this series, "Brass Man" was, for me, even more engrossing than its prequel. The 'Brass Man' is one souped-up, stolen android with after-market enhancements, and he doesn't play nice... Read full review

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About the author (2018)

Neal Asher is the author of over twenty science fiction novels. His series include: The Owner Trilogy, Spatterjay, Agent Cormac, and Transformation, many of which take place in his "Polity Universe." He is also the author of several short collections, as well as the standalone novel, Cowl, a 2004 Philip K. Dick Award nominee. Neal divides his time between his hometown in Essex, England and Crete.

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