By Chris Beckett
At the alien, sunless planet they name Eden, the 532 family members preserve underneath the sunshine and heat of the Forest's lantern timber. past the wooded area lie the mountains of the Snowy darkish and a chilly so sour and an evening so profound that no guy has ever crossed it.
The Oldest one of the kinfolk recount legends of a global the place gentle got here from the sky, the place women and men made boats which could pass the celebrities. those ships introduced us the following, the Oldest say--and the relations needs to merely watch for the tourists to return.
But younger John Redlantern will holiday the legislation of Eden, shatter the kin and alter historical past. he'll abandon the outdated methods, enterprise into the Dark...and become aware of the reality approximately their world.
Already remarkably acclaimed within the united kingdom, darkish Eden is technological know-how fiction as literature; half parable, half strong coming-of-age tale, set in a very unique alien international of darkish, sinister beauty--rendered in prose that's immediately strikingly easy and stunningly artistic.
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