At the beginning of each month, the Tor.com eBook Club gives away a free sci-fi/fantasy ebook to club subscribers.
We’re happy to announce that the pick for March 2018 is Too Like The Lightning by Ada Palmer, the Compton Crook Award-winning political sci-fi novel!
As is the custom in the 25th century, convicts like Mycroft Canner must wander the world being as useful as they can to all whom they meet.
Carlyle Foster is a sensayer—a spiritual counselor in a world that has outlawed the public practice of religion, but which also knows that the inner lives of humans cannot be wished away.
The 25th century world into which Mycroft and Carlyle have been born is as strange to our 21st-century eyes as ours would be to a native of the 1500s. It is a hard-won utopia built on technologically-generated abundance, and also on complex and mandatory systems of labelling all public writing and speech. What seem to us normal gender distinctions are now distinctly taboo in most social situations.
To us it seems like a mad combination of heaven and hell. To them, it seems like normal life
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