Record of a Spaceborn Few

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Record of a Spaceborn Few
AuthorBecky Chambers
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SeriesWayfarers series
GenreScience fiction
PublisherHarper Voyager
Publication date
2018
ISBN978-1473621442
Preceded byA Closed and Common Orbit 

Record of a Spaceborn Few is a 2018 science fiction novel by Becky Chambers, published by Hodder and Stoughton. It is a sequel to The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet and A Closed and Common Orbit.

Synopsis[edit]

The novel explores life in the Exodus fleet that was mentioned in passing in the preceding books, from the viewpoint of five characters: Tessa (sister of Ashby from The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet), a laborer and mother to two children; Kip, a restless teenager; Isabel, an elderly archivist; Sawyer, a recent immigrant; and Eyas, a "caretaker" who performs Exodan funerary practices.

Reception[edit]

Record of a Spaceborn Few was a finalist for the 2018 Kitschies[1] and the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novel.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Miller's Circe picks up Red Tentacle at Kitschies"". TheBookseller.com. 16 April 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  2. ^ 2019 Hugo Award & 1944 Retro Hugo Award Finalists, by Cheryl Morgan, at TheHugoAwards.org; published April 2, 2019; retrieved June 8, 2019