The Revolution Business
Book Five of the Merchant Princes
Things are going badly for the Clan in this new SF novel of the Merchant Princes, the immensely popular series by Charles Stross. Locked in a vicious civil war for control over the kingdom of Niejwein, their army is bottled up inside a fortress under siege in two parallel universes at once. Duke Angbard, the Clan’s leader, has been laid low by a stroke: plotters are already conspiring in readiness for the deadly dance to come.
Miriam, rescued from a tight spot in New Britain, finds the hopes of the young, progressive faction focused on her. But do they want her as a leader or a figurehead? She soon finds herself thrown into a desperate struggle for power. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to the Clan, researchers working for the US government have achieved a technological breakthrough. The War on Terror is about to go transdimensional.
Praise For The Revolution Business: Book Five of the Merchant Princes…
Praise for The Merchants’ War:
“Charles Stross’s Merchant Princes novels are economic science fiction worth reading.”
—Paul Krugman, New York Times bestselling author of The Great Unraveling
“The world-building in this series is simply superb, in other words—it is engaging, crystal-clear and disturbingly real…. The Merchants’ War is fast-paced and engrossing and will leave readers ravenous for the next installment.”
“For sheer inventiveness and energy, this cliffhanger-riddled serial remains difficult to top.”
“A fantastically thrilling series.”
Tor Books, 9780765316721, 320pp.
Publication Date: April 14, 2009