Stephen Baxter Signs Ultima
STEPHEN BAXTER will be signing ULTIMA (Gollancz) at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Monday 24th November from 6 – 7pm!
From the multi-award winning co-author of THE LONG EARTH, Stephen Baxter, ULTIMA is the second part of an astonishing far future SF duology.
In part one, PROXIMA we discovered ancient alien artefacts on the planet of Per Ardua – hatches that allowed us to step across light years of space as if we were stepping into another room. The universe opened up to us. Now in the anticipated sequel, ULTIMA, the consequences of this new freedom make themselves felt. And we discover that there are minds in the universe that are billions of years old and they have a plan for us. For some of us….
Stephen Baxter is the pre-eminent SF writer of his generation. With Terry Pratchett he has co-authored the Long Earth novels. Published around the world he has also won major awards in the UK, US, Germany, and Japan. Born in 1957 he has degrees from Cambridge and Southampton. He lives in Northumberland with his wife. He is also a fellow of the inter-planetary committee.