Janus

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ChiZine Publications, 2012 - Fiction - 252 pages
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Jon Grebbel is dropped on the human colony world of Janus, where he struggles to reclaim the memories that he{u2019}s been told he lost during his journey. His first real contact on Janus, Elinda, is chasing a mystery of her own: her lover has been found brain-damaged but otherwise unscathed in the forest, and lost memories might have been involved. Meanwhile, the colony heaves with unrest over the rumor that it{u2019}s been used as a dumping ground for memory-wiped psychopaths. As Jon and Elinda explore the colony, they discover a shared past and some dark secrets that propel them in opposite directions.

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User Review  - JanaRose1 - LibraryThing

30% of those who travel from earth to the colony of Janus lose their memories. Grebbel is one of the 30% I thought the plot was interesting, but I found it extremely slow. The characters were not ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

John Park was born in Britain but moved to Canada in 1970 as a graduate student and has lived there ever since. He has done research in chemical physics and been part of a scientific consulting firm. Along the way, he developed a liking for Beethoven, became a graduate of the Clarion writers workshop, and began selling short stories (not necessarily in that order). His fiction and poetry have appeared in a number of Canadian, US and European publications. He lives in Ottawa, where he is a member of the Lyngarde writing group.

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