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Jurassic and the Great Tree by Keith Brooke

Jurassic and the Great Tree
Jurassic and the Great Tree

We come to Pavonis Minor, invited by the Burul'chasi, descendants of the first wave of human settlement. They have successfully resisted intrusion into their territories for many years, yet now they want someone to come, now they want someone to see. "Only one man," they said, through their intermediary. "Only one man may come." And so we three are here, riding in the body of one. Which is all very well until the three begin to disagree...

Published: 15 Dec 2011

(infinity plus singles, number 11)


Keith Brooke

Keith Brooke's first novel, Keepers of the Peace, appeared in 1990, since when he has published seven more adult novels, six collections, and over 70 short stories.

Keith's novel Genetopia was published by Pyr in February 2006 and was their first title to receive a starred review in Publishers Weekly; The Accord, published by Solaris in 2009, received another starred PW review and was optioned for film.

His most recent novel, Harmony (published in the UK as alt.human), is a big exploration of aliens, alternate history and the Fermi paradox published in 2012 by Solaris and shortlisted for the Philip K Dick Award.

2012 also saw publication of Strange Divisions and Alien Territories: the Sub-genres of Science Fiction, an academic exploration of SF from the perspectives of a dozen top authors in the field (edited by Keith Brooke, published by Palgrave Macmillan).

Writing as Nick Gifford, his teen fiction is published by Puffin, with one novel also optioned for the movies by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish's Caveman Films.

He writes reviews for the Guardian, teaches creative writing at the University of Essex, and lives with his wife Debbie in Wivenhoe, Essex.

more infinity plus books by Keith Brooke:

Riding the Serpent Expatria: the box set Parallax View infinity plus: quintet The Accord Genetopia Lord of Stone Head Shots infinities Liberty Spin: tales of scientifiction Faking It: accounts of the General Genetics Corporation Memesis: modifiction and other strange changes Segue: into the strange Embrace: tales from the dark side

the infinity plus shuffle:

The Ephemera Glass Hallucinating The Euonymist Monterra's Deliciosa & Other Tales & One Step Closer The Alchemy of Happiness The Girl with Two Souls (The Factory Girl Trilogy #1) No Grave For A Fox Ghostwriting