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Artemis - Andy Weir

Artemis - Andy Weir

This is book № 286 from a publisher-issued limited edition of 2,000 copies.

Title: Artemis

Author:  Andy Weir

ISBN:  9780091956943

Weight:  793g

Numbered and signed first edition, first printing




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Artemis by Andy Weir

The bestselling author of The Martian returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller – a heist story set on the moon.

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.

Peer & Press Reviews

Artemis does for the moon what The Martian did for Mars.  His second novel concerns a likeable protagonist in peril, saved by her own resourcefulness, in a tale that leaves readers better informed about science than they were before they read it…  Plus the narrator has real charm.  There’s no question that this novel is going to be a hit.


Jazz, Weir’s main character, is a moon-born version of Stieg Larsson’s Lisbeth Salander.  She is young, rebellious and a petty criminal…  Weir’s great strength, as he showed in The Martian, is to make us believe.  His future society living inside massive domes built not far from where Armstrong set foot in 1969 is utterly plausible.


This exciting, whip-smart thrill-ride boasts a wonderful cast of characters, a wide cultural milieu and the appeal of a striking young woman as the main character… one of the best science fiction novels of the year!


Bibliographic Info

Attribute Details
Title Artemis
Book Features
Edition / printing First edition, first printing
Edition background

Del Rey, the Ebury Publishing imprint, issued this limited edition of 2,000 numbered copies.  Each has a signed authentication page, tipped-in before the title page, that confirms the book’s handwritten number.


Available numbers Choice of 11 or 286 [of 2,000 subject to availability]
Jacket feature On the front of the jacket is a Radio 2 Book Club sticker and a signed copy sticker (see image).  Because of the jacket’s SuperMatt laminate finish, we don’t advise removing these as it could result in a flaw known as Sticker Ghost.
Overall condition Fine / Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)
Signed On the tipped-in number authentication page
Awards and Media
Awards and prizes Goodreads Choice Awards 2017 – winner (science fiction)
Book Club listing Simon Mayo Drivetime Radio 2 Book Club (Mon 08/01/2018)
Media adaptation The film rights to Artemis were snapped up by 20th Century Fox and New Regency.  Simon Kinberg and Aditya Sood will produce while Phil Lord and Chris Miller will direct.
Book Stats
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Imprint Del Rey
Publication date
Printed by Clays Ltd, Bungay
ISBN 13 9780091956943
ISBN 10 0091956943
Format Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages 305
Size (h x w x d) 241 x 162 x 30mm
Image and Design Credits
Jacket dsgn & illustr. Head Design
Jacket images Head Design / Shutterstock

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