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Sci-fi

Artemis

by Andy Weir

Quick take

If capers and spacesuits are your type of thing, I would buckle up and hop on this celestial rocket of a story.

Why I love it

Many people loved The Martian, a story of a lone astronaut’s survival on Mars, written with enough scientific explanation to render it thoroughly believable. Now Andy Weir is back with Artemis, a high-octane caper which takes place much closer to home '“ our own moon. (Note, a trip to the moon is 'œonly' 238k miles, vs. 54 million miles to Mars.)

This time, Weir has conjured a fully function...

Synopsis

The bestselling author of The Martian returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller—a heist story set on the moon.

Jazz Bashara is a criminal.

Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you’re not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts ...

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