‚ÄúThe good thing is, no one will ever die again. The bad thing is, everyone will want to.‚ÄĚA physicist receives a mysterious paper. The ideas in it are far, far ahead of current thinking and quite, quite terrifying. In a city of ‚Äúfast ones,‚ÄĚ shadow players, and jinni, two sisters contemplate a revolution.And on the edges of reality a thief, helped by a sardonic ship, is trying to break into a Schr√∂dinger box for his patron. In the box is his freedom. Or not.Jean de Flambeur is back. And he‚Äôs running out of time.In Hannu Rajaniemi‚Äôs sparkling follow-up to the critically acclaimed international sensation The Quantum Thief, he returns to his awe-inspiring vision of the universe‚Ä¶and we discover what the future held for Earth.