Publication Date: 06/08/2020 ISBN: 9780241454718 Category:

The Hair Carpet Weavers

Andreas Eschbach, Doryl Jensen

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 06/08/2020 ISBN: 9780241454718 Category:
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In a distant universe, since the beginning of time, workers have spent their lives weaving intricate carpets from the hair of women and girls. But why? Andreas Eschbach’s mysterious, poignant space opera explores the absurdity of work and of life itself.

‘A novel of ideas that evokes complex emotions through the working out of an intricate and ultimately satisfying plot, with echoes of Gene Wolfe, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Isaac Asimov’ The New York Times Book Review

Publisher Review

A magnum opus ... Even more astounding, it was Eschbach's debut * Kirkus * The Carpet Makers will blow you away ... clever, insightful, entertaining and satisfying * Analog * A world-class SF voice * Locus * An outstanding work -- John Clute Eschbach is a novelist with vision, with compassion, and with a sense of tragedy, of character, of spectacle, and of human possibility, and also human inevitability ... An unforgettable, beautiful, perpetually entertaining novel -- Orson Scott Card A novel of ideas that evokes complex emotions through the working out of an intricate and ultimately satisfying plot, with echoes of Gene Wolfe, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Isaac Asimov * The New York Times Book Review * German SF has recently produced at least one new writer on the world stage: Andreas Eschbach * The New York Review of Science Fiction *

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