MORTAL REMAINS or Heirs of the Noosphere.
Edition: First printing.
London: Gollancz, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - In this future world, aging and extinction are a bad genetic memory and organic biotechnology has allowed the colonization of varied 'Settled Worlds' in the solar system, and the creation of sentient spacecraft. The souls of the dead exist in a psychic net, the Noosphere, contactable by the living - but it is not quite paradise. Dust jacket praise from Iain M. Banks, among others. 319 pp. ISBN: 0-575060832.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.