Released 22 May 2007

By Eric Brown

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From the critically acclaimed author of The Virex Trilogy, The Fall of Tartarus and numerous short stories, an exciting new novel:

Helix is a grandiose space opera, a story of exploration, alien contact and desperation. It follows the plight of a group of humans who crash land on a desolate alien planet. Daylight brings the discovery that the planet is merely one of thousands arranged in a vast spiral wound around a central sun.

The group set off to discover a more habitable Earth-like world, encountering bizarre alien races on the way. But they must also find a means to stay alive.

"Eric Brown is the name to watch in SF."
-Peter F Hamilton

"Eric Brown's Helix is a classic concept - a built world to dwarf Rama and Ringworld - a setting for a hugely imaginative adventure. Helix is the very DNA of true sf. This is the rediscovery of wonder."
- Stephen Baxter

UK: 9781844164721 | 4th June 2007
US: 9781844164721 | 22nd May 2007


Eric Brown

Eric Brown is the award-winning author behind a huge cannon of popular SF novels, including Helix, Engineman, Necropath and The Kings of Eternity, as well as many children’s books, radio plays and articles. He is a frequent contributor to The Guardian’s sci-fi book reviews page and his previous novels have received national coverage.

For more information visit the official Eric Brown website