Roil

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Roil

By Trent Jamieson

Angry Robot, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780857661845, 413pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2011

Description

Shale is in trouble - the creature-filled darkness known as the Roil is expanding, consuming the land, swallowing cities whole. Where once there were 12 metropolises, now only 4 remain.

It's up to a drug addict, an old man and a woman bent on revenge to try to save their city - and the world.

File Under: Fantasy [ End Of The World | The Darkness Approaches | Addiction | On The Edge ]

e-book ISBN: 9780857661852



About the Author
Trent Jamieson is an Australian Fantasy writer, and winner of two Aurealis Awards, whose Death Most Definite series is being published by Orbit and is already attracting rave notices. He works as a teacher, a bookseller and a writer and has taught at Clarion South where he was described as the nicest guy in Australian Spec Fic shattering the reputation he was trying to build as the Hard Man of the Australian Writing Community . Trent s latest creation takes us to a dying land of decaying clockwork technology that is being devoured by a great rift in reality, the Roil.


Praise For Roil

“An inventive, darkly fascinating world, rich in menace and challenges.” - Rowena Cory Daniells


“Jamieson writes a fast-paced story studded with action-movie beats.” - Financial Times

“Trent Jamieson is well known in speculative fiction circles as a significant talent, writing beautifully crafted tales that often have a baroque sensibility and resonate on an emotional level.” - Terra Incognita