The Manifold Trilogy - Origin (The Manifold Trilogy, Book 3)

By Stephen Baxter

2015: Astronaut Reid Malenfant is flying over the African continent, intent on examining a mysterious glowing construct in Earth’s orbit.

But when the very fabric of the sky tears open, spilling living creatures to the ground and pulling others inside, including Reid’s wife, Emma, his quest to uncover the unknown becomes personal.

While desperately searching to discover what happened to the woman he loves, Reid embarks upon an adventure to the very fount of human development . . . on earth and beyond.

Format: Paperback
Release Date: 22 Oct 2015
Pages: 464
ISBN: 978-0-00-813449-5
Stephen Baxter applied to become an astronaut in 1991. He didn’t make it, but achieved the next best thing by becoming a science fiction writer, and his novels and short stories have been published and have won awards around the world. His science background is in maths and engineering. He is married and lives in Northumberland.

‘The most important living science-fiction writer in the country’THE TIMES -

‘The best SF writer in Britain’SFX -

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‘Pacy, visionary, extravagantly imagined, TIME places Baxter firmly in the tradition of Arthur C. Clarke and Isaac Asimov’THE TIMES -

‘Highly intelligent, with original ideas in almost every sentence’THE GUARDIAN -

‘Baxter is taking basic SF ideas and rebuilding them based on current science, technology and politics … [He] apparently has the ambition and the energy to reinvigorate hard SF all by himself’LOCUS -

‘It’s time for Baxter to take his place alongside Asimov and Heinlein’EDGE -