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Expect giant robots, explosive battles and lots and lots of feelings in this queer space opera from Alex White.

In this new wide-screen space opera, humanity has met its match. An alien race of enormous robotic AI have destroyed most of humanity’s outposts. But, on the eve of the Earth’s destruction, at a goodbye party thrown by nonbinary rock star Ardent Violet, a young man makes one last desperate attempt to reach out and convinces one of humanity’s enemies to switch sides. Now, earth just might have a chance to survive…

August Kitko and the Mechas from Space by Alex White

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  • Format: Paperback

    ISBN: 9780356518596

    Imprint: Orbit UK

  • ‘Evangelion by way of David Bowie – visceral, big-hearted, and ready to rock your world’
    Emily Skrutskie, author of Bonds of Brass

    ‘August Kitko is a wild ride that starts with the end of the world and only gets better from there ‘
    K.B. Wagers

    ‘Emotionally complex and mind-blisteringly weird, this novel kept surprising me at every turn. It’s like a beautifully-orchestrated disco space battle, and I never wanted it to end’
    Annalee Newitz, Lambda Award winning author of Autonomous

    ‘A brilliant firework display of apocalypses, giant robots, gore, glam, and a nonbinary icon – this is mecha absolutely masterfully done’
    Everina Maxwell, author of Winter’s Orbit

    Praise for Alex White:

    ‘A clever fusion of magic and sci-fi makes this book a total blast. I was hooked from page one.’
    V. E. Schwab on A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe

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