Justina Robson (acclaimed author of NATURAL HISTORY, LIVING NEXT DOOR TO THE GOD OF LOVE and the QUANTUM GRAVITY series) is back with a cutting edge novel of science, adventure and ideas.
On a world where science and magic are hard to tell apart a stranger arrives in a remote town with news of political turmoil to come. And a young woman learns that she must free herself from the role she has accepted.
Always vivid, always full of stunning ideas and imagery, Justina Robson is the Clarke Award-winning author of some of our most exciting, yet philosophical SF. A new novel from her is a major event in the SF calendar.
A showcase for the authors relentless imagination. It tap dances along the lines between genre boundaries, kicking up its heels with a giddy, ferociously smart inventiveness
The Glorious Angels is a compellingly complex novel that shifts between many different character perspectives... has a lot of twists and turn that allow us to fully immerse ourselves in the world that Justina Robson has created
The Glorious Angels is an outstanding piece of work that requires a lot from the reader. But what they receive in return is glorious indeed
a taut thriller swimming in high concepts
The Independent on Sunday
incredibly intelligent and well structured...[Robson] delves into so many emotions and topics, including lust, romance, family and independence...what this book really does is tell an engaging, complex story and it tells it without condescending to stereotypes.
an intriguing...tale of war, internecine politics and ancient technologies
The Financial Times
I waited for something this intelligent for a long time and I certainly wasn't disappointed.. a tremendously deep read
Upcoming 4 Me
if you're looking for a bold, unashamedly different story, then The Glorious Angels is for you
Bending Over Bookwards
intricately plotted, multi-faceted, fascinating story of a world where the female is at the top of every social hierarchy