Waking Gods

Product Number: EB00670320
Released: Apr 04, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101886731
Publisher: Del Rey
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In the gripping sequel to Sleeping Giants, Sylvain Neuvel's innovative series about human-alien contact takes another giant step forward. "Sleeping Giants may have debuted his thrilling saga, but Waking Gods proves that Neuvel's scope is more daring than readers could have imagined."-Paste As a child, Rose Franklin made an astonishing discovery: a giant metallic hand, buried deep within the earth. As an adult, she's dedicated her brilliant scientific career to solving the mystery that began that fateful day: Why was a titanic robot of unknown origin buried in pieces around the world? Years of investigation have produced intriguing answers-and even more perplexing questions. But the truth is closer than ever before when a second robot, more massive than the first, materializes and lashes out with deadly force. Now humankind faces a nightmare invasion scenario made real, as more colossal machines touch down across the globe. But Rose and her team at the Earth Defense Corps refuse to surrender. They can turn the tide if they can unlock the last secrets of an advanced alien technology. The greatest weapon humanity wields is knowledge in a do-or-die battle to inherit the Earth...?nd maybe even the stars. Praise for Waking Gods "Kick-ass, one-on-one robot action combines with mind-bending scientific and philosophical speculation. Series science-fiction fans will enjoy this follow-up filled with unexpected revelations and a surprise finale."-Booklist "Pure, unadulterated literary escapism featuring giant killer robots and the looming end of mankind. In a word: unputdownable."-Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Sheer escapist fun."-Shelf Awareness Don't miss any of The Themis Files by Sylvain Neuvel: SLEEPING GIANTS | WAKING GODS | ONLY HUMAN

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Author(s): Sylvain Neuvel
Series: Themis Files Series No: 2
Original Publish Date: Apr 04, 2017

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Author(s): Sylvain Neuvel
Narrator(s): Various
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Product Number Z100118874
Released: Apr 04, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781524773991

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