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Artemis, by Andy Weir

A hard SF lunar caper that is Asimovian in the best and worst ways.


Artemis

Crown, 2017, 305 pages



Jazz Bashara is a criminal.

Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent.

Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down. But pulling off the impossible is just the start of her problems, as she learns that she's stepped square into a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself—and that now, her only chance at survival lies in a gambit even riskier than the first.


A Muslim girl on the Moooooon! Written by a dude who does not seem to know much about Muslims. Or girls.




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