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Schätzing, Frank (Book - 2013 )
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"In 2025, entrepreneur Julian Orley opens the first-ever hotel on the moon. But Orley Enterprises deals in more than space tourists--it also operates the world's only space elevator, which in addition to allowing the very wealthy to play tennis on the lunar surface connects Earth with the moon and enables the transportation of helium-3, the fuel of the future, back to the planet. Julian has invited twenty-one of the world's richest and most powerful individuals to sample his brand-new lunar accommodation, hoping to secure the finances for a second elevator. On Earth, meanwhile, cybercop Owen Jericho is sent to Shanghai to find a young female hacker known as Yoyo, who's been on the run since acquiring access to information that someone seems quite determined to keep quiet. As Jericho closes in on the girl and the conspiracy swirling around her, he finds mounting evidence that connects her to Julian Orley as well as to the entrepreneur's many competitors and enemies. Soon, the detective realizes that the lunar junket to Orley's hotel is in real and immediate danger."--Publisher website.
Authors: Schätzing, Frank, 1957-
Title: Limit
Publisher: New York : Jo Fletcher / Quercus, 2013
Characteristics: 1238 p. ;,24 cm.
Notes: "First published in the German language as Limit by Frank Schätzing. "--T.p. verso.
Summary: "In 2025, entrepreneur Julian Orley opens the first-ever hotel on the moon. But Orley Enterprises deals in more than space tourists--it also operates the world's only space elevator, which in addition to allowing the very wealthy to play tennis on the lunar surface connects Earth with the moon and enables the transportation of helium-3, the fuel of the future, back to the planet. Julian has invited twenty-one of the world's richest and most powerful individuals to sample his brand-new lunar accommodation, hoping to secure the finances for a second elevator. On Earth, meanwhile, cybercop Owen Jericho is sent to Shanghai to find a young female hacker known as Yoyo, who's been on the run since acquiring access to information that someone seems quite determined to keep quiet. As Jericho closes in on the girl and the conspiracy swirling around her, he finds mounting evidence that connects her to Julian Orley as well as to the entrepreneur's many competitors and enemies. Soon, the detective realizes that the lunar junket to Orley's hotel is in real and immediate danger."--Publisher website.
Local Note: 118 148 216 243
ISBN: 9781623650445
1623650445
Statement of Responsibility: Frank Schätzing ; translated by Shaun Whiteside, Jamie Lee Searle and Samuel Willcocks
Subject Headings: Extraterrestrial bases Fiction. Space colonies Fiction. Lunar bases Fiction. Moon Exploration Fiction.
Genre/Form: Science fiction.
Topical Term: Extraterrestrial bases
Space colonies
Lunar bases
Moon
LCCN: 2013937912
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