Book:The Long Mars
|The Long Mars|
|Publication date||June 2014|
|Main characters||Sally Linsay, Willis Linsay|
|Series||The Long Earth Series|
|Notes||with Stephen Baxter|
|All data relates to the first UK edition.|
The Long Earth is in chaos. The cataclysmic Yellowstone eruption is shutting down civilization. Whole populations flee to the safety of myriad stepwise Earths...
- Sister Agnes
- Ed Cutler
- Maggie Kauffman
- Louise Irwin
- Sally Linsay
- Willis Linsay
- Ensign Snowy (The Long Mars)
- Joshua Valienté
- Paul Spencer Wagoner
- Frank Wood
Races and concepts
- Doubleday p106: A sentient talking dog. With a jaundiced view of the human race. Called Brian. Is he also a Family Guy?
Chapter fifteen features an intelligent civilisation of crabs, or at least crustacean entities, who have developed agriculture, herding, cities, wars, religion and other forms of live sacrifice, and a strict social heirarchy. See Authors' Note.
Authors' Note, page 359
"Some of the ideas behind the Great Leap Sideways episode in Chapter Fifteen originally featured in The Science of Discworld..."
The retailer Waterstones exclusive 'Metallic' edition contained the extra epilogue 'An Epilogue: At The Home.'
A Presidential Speech: Based on 'The Long Mars' by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter a short story based on the novel released on the stories page of Stephen Baxter's website.
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