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The Last Human

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The Last Human by Zack Jordan
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Feb 16, 2021 | ISBN 9780451499820

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“Easily the most fun read I’ve had all year! Plays out like a kill squad of Bene Gesserit on a spree in Peter Hamilton’s Confederation, using a Hitchhiker’s Guide to navigate.”—Clint McElroy, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of The Adventure Zone
 
“If it’s strange-realistic alien perspectives that you seek, The Last Human delivers characters who spring from the page with empathy, danger, cryptic motives, and chills, all of it amid plenty of action and mystery, in a galaxy of wondrous possibilities.”—David Brin, New York Times bestselling author of The Postman and the Uplift Saga
 
“Brimming with sly humor, intelligence, and big ideas.”—Sue Burke, author of Semiosis

“One of the best SF books I’ve read in a long time.”—Dennis E. Taylor, New York Times bestselling author of We Are Legion and The Singularity Trap
 
The Last Human had me at every page. An epic, galaxy-spanning story of intelligence vs superintelligence, set in maybe the greatest sci-fi universe I’ve seen in years.”—Peter Clines, New York Times bestselling author of The Fold and 14
 
“A work of absolutely reckless imagination. The Last Human is a funny, moving, wildly entertaining space opera about life, the universe, and everything.”—Elan Mastai, author of All Our Wrong Todays

“A wryly funny space opera whose page-turner pace is driven by smart world building, a bold moral calculus, and innovative but weirdly relatable characters. Highly recommended—this is a trip you want to take.”—Scott Hawkins, author of The Library at Mount Char

“[A] rollicking debut . . . Jordan’s deeply considered treatment of various levels of extraterrestrial intelligence will put readers in mind of the work of Neal Asher and appeal to fans of big-idea science fiction.”Publishers Weekly

“A witty, engaging sf novel for fans of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy . . . ponders serious themes such as classism, lack of freedom, and the meaning of destiny, all while injecting this contemplation with humor.”Booklist

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