Children of Time

Children of Time Review

A race for survival among the stars... Humanity's last survivors escaped earth's ruins to find a new home. But when they find it, can their desperation overcome its dangers?

WHO WILL INHERIT THIS NEW EARTH?

The last remnants of the human race left a dying Earth, desperate to find a new home among the stars. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they discover the greatest treasure of the past age - a world terraformed and prepared for human life.

But all is not right in this new Eden. In the long years since the planet was abandoned, the work of its architects has borne disastrous fruit. The planet is not waiting for them, pristine and unoccupied. New masters have turned it from a refuge into mankind's worst nightmare.

Now two civilizations are on a collision course, both testing the boundaries of what they will do to survive. As the fate of humanity hangs in the balance, who are the true heirs of this new Earth?

Title:Children of Time
Edition Language:English

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  • Melissa ? Dog/Wolf Lover ? Martin

    Holy guacamole! This book rocked! I had a feeling I would like this book but hells bells, I had no idea how much I would love it. You have Earth that is pretty much going to pot, then goes to pot beca...

  • Bradley

    There's something wildly giddy welling up within me, and I blame it entirely on this book.There have been a couple of brilliant SF titles to come out this year and I would swear belong on the Hugo lis...

  • Emily (Books with Emily Fox)

    This was such an interesting read!If you're looking for a different take on the whole alien thing... try this book. I never thought I would end up rooting for spiders... but I did!...

  • Carol.

    Sympathetic spiders? Inconceivable!–I do not think that word means what you think it means–Nope, in this case, it pretty much does. It's not that I have a spider-phobia--I like to think we have a ...

  • Petrik

    Smart and imaginative, highly recommended for everyone who loves Sci-Fi and not recommended for anyone with arachnophobia.Children of Time is Adrian Tchaikovsky’s first Sci-Fi and also my first expe...

  • Philip

    5ish stars. An unqualified masterpiece. This is some of the smartest, most exciting, and most imaginative fiction I've read in a long time. It's grand, expansive, and both character-driven and plot-dr...

  • Robyn

    Five stars because this puppy had me rooting for arachnids. Five stars for carefully crafted characters, humans and otherwise alike. Five stars because of the incredible, millennia- spanning plot. Fiv...

  • Mogsy (MMOGC)

    5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2017/06/12/...Children of Time was my first novel by this author, and wow, what a way to start my initiation into the Adrian Tchaikovsky fan...

  • Algernon

    This is the future.This is where mankind takes its next step.This is where we become gods. Science has given mankind the tools to travel to distant stars, to terraform their planets and to play with ...

  • Apatt

    “Children of Time: Winner of the 2016 Arthur C. Clarke Award”. Most cumbersome book title ever (this is the full title of the edition I bought). Why did the publisher have to tag the award thing o...