The Book of Strange New Things
Peter Leigh is a missionary called to go on the journey of a lifetime. Leaving behind his beloved wife, Bea, he boards a flight for a remote and unfamiliar land, a place where the locals are hungry for the teachings of the Bible -...
Peter, a man of faith, is sent on a mission to share the Bible and its teachings with an alien race of beings. Beatrice, his wife, must stay behind in a world that is rapidly unravelling. This is, in part, an epistolary novel: Peter and Bea’s only communication is via the Shoot (a kind of interplanetary email exchange), and as the world hurtles th…
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The Book of Strange New Things
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