Released 6 April 2009

By Eric Brown

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This is the irony faced by a group of friends whose lives are changed forever when the mysterious alien race known as the Kéthani come to Earth bearing a dubious but amazing gift: immortality.

This superbly crafted novel deals with real human emotions in the face of the vast consequences of the alien arrival, and show how people across the world react to this benign invasion - how ultimately we must evolve as we gain the stars.

A breakthrough novel from an award-winning author.

"Classic science fiction components and a general reverence for science make this a tale of intergalactic travel a worthy, occasionally awe-inspiring read."
- Kirkus Reviews on Helix

"A perfect blend of ingredients. Equal parts adventure, drama and wonder."
- Stephen Baxter on Helix

"Helix is the very DNA of true SF. This is the rediscovery of wonder."
- Stephen Baxter on Helix

UK: 9781844167135 | 6th April 2009
US: 9781844164738 | 6th April 2009


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