by A. A. Attanasio (Published by Morrow)

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A young man’s odyssey of self discovery in a world eerily alien, yet hauntingly familiar. *

Set thirteen centuries in the future, A. A. Attanasio meticulously creates a brilliantly realized Earth, rich in detail and filled with beings brought to life with intense energy. *

In this strange and beautiful world, Sumner Kagan will change from an adolescent outcast to a warrior with god-like powers and in the process take us on an epic and transcendent journey. ***

“An instant classic.”—Washington Post *

“RADIX is sheer pleasure to read: brimming with living characters, splendid adventures….It is an exhilarating novel.”—Minneapolis Tribune *

“Attanasio invents language, customs, hardware, history, small animals, and more good supporting characters than most writers can get into five books.”—Newsday *

“Here stands a high talent; a truly amazing, original, towering talent.”—L.A. Times *

“Alive with enough zest and daring to rise above the sf/fantasy run-of-the-mill”—Kirkus Reviews