To Sleep in a Sea of Stars is a masterful epic science fiction novel from the New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author of the Inheritance Cycle, Christopher Paolini. During a routine survey mission on an uncolonized planet, xenobiologist Kira Navarez finds an alien relic that thrusts her into the wonders and nightmares of first contact. Epic space battles for the fate of humanity take her to the farthest reaches of the galaxy and, in the process, transform not only her - but the entire course of history. Praise for Christopher Paolini and his work: 'Christopher Paolini is a true rarity' - Washington Post 'An authentic work of great talent' - New York Times Book Review 'A breathtaking and unheard of success' - USA Today 'Christopher Paolini make[s] literary magic' - People



ISBN: 9781529046519
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 880
Publication Date: 15 Sep 2020
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 23.4(H) x 15.3(L) x 5.3(W)
Weight (gm): 976



A powerful piece of SF, with intelligent writing and big ideas -- Adrian Tchaikovsky
Rollicking pace, rapidly developing stakes . . . A fun, fast-paced epic that science fiction fans will gobble up -- Kirkus Reviews
The skills honed in his YA fantasy series, Inheritance, are on full display here in his vibrant world building, especially in the mythology of the alien tech. Paolini populates this universe with a large cast of interesting and relatable characters . . . lending the story a sincere emotional depth. Highly recommended for fans of James A. Corey's The Expanse series and for fantasy fans willing to try space opera -- Booklist starred review
Fans of all kinds, one can be sure, will come to question, and stay to explore -- Washington Post
Great space opera with rockets on -- Daily Mail
An authentic work of great talent -- New York Times Book Review on Christopher Paolini
A true rarity -- The Washington Post on Christopher Paolini
A breathtaking and unheard of success -- USA Today on Christopher Paolini
Paolini make[s] literary magic -- People on Christopher Paolini


Author Biography

Christopher Paolini was born in Southern California and has lived most of his life in Paradise Valley, Montana with his family. He published his first novel, Eragon, in 2003 at the age of 19, and quickly became a publishing phenomenon. His Inheritance Cycle - Eragon and its three sequels - have sold nearly 40 million copies worldwide. This is his first adult novel.
To Sleep in a Sea of Stars

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