Phylogenesis: Book One of The Founding of the Commonwealth, Foster, Alan Dean

Phylogenesis: Book One of The Founding of the Commonwealth

Authors: Foster, Alan Dean

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780345494276

Classification: Non-Fiction

Synopsis: Bestselling author Alan Dean Foster takes us back to the unplanned beginnings of the extraordinary Humanx Commonwealth…

In the years after first contact, humans and the intelligent insectlike Thranx agree to a tentative sharing of ideas and cultures despite the ingrained repulsion they have yet to overcome. Thus, a slow, lengthy process of limited contact begins.

Yet they never plan for a chance meeting between a misfit artist and a petty thief. Desvendapur is a talented Thranx poet who is bored with his life and needs new inspiration for his work. Venturing beyond the familiar, Desvendapur runs into Cheelo Montoya, a small-time criminal with big dreams of making a fast buck. Together they will embark upon a journey that will forever change their beliefs, their futures, and their worlds . . .

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