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CANDLE, Barnes, John
1 CANDLE
Barnes, John
Tor, 2000, 031289077X / 9780312890773

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Youll, Stephen
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Jacket moderately bumped at tips and more severely at head of spine panel, else fine copy in near fine jacket. Award History: 2001 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Telling by Ursula Le Guin); 2001 Prometheus Award Nominee (lost to Forge of the Elders by L. Neil Smith). Full color, wrap-around jacket by Stephen Youll.

003613

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FINITY, Barnes, John
2 FINITY
Barnes, John
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068906 / 9780575068902

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the Tor edition published in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Virtual-reality mystery wrapped inside an alternate history story where American democracy survives in small expatriate groups in a world dominated by 12 "Reichs" which are the legacy of the Axis victory in WWII. "[A] genuine adventure of ideas." - Locus, February 1999, pg. 19. Excellent cover painting in the classic SF style by John Harris.

001493

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KALEIDOSCOPE CENTURY, Barnes, John
3 KALEIDOSCOPE CENTURY
Barnes, John
Tor, 1995, 0312855613 / 9780312855611

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy is one of the rare, surviving first printings of the first edition. (Both "First edition: May 1995" and the number sequence "0987654321" appear on the copyright page.) The first edition was recalled by Tor because of an "unacceptably large numbers of errors in the text." The defective copies were exchanged for copies of the second printing (really the 2nd edition) which corrected all the errors. SF novel set in a dark, harrowing 21st century. "Barnes has constructed a brutal vision of a history that might have been .... (his last line is absolutely chilling)." - Locus, June 1995 pg. 57. Barnes is the author of Orbital Resonance (1991 Nebula Nominee), A Million Open Doors (1992 Nebula Nominee), Mother of Storms (1994 Hugo and 1995 Nebula Nominee), and co-author of Encounter with Tiber (with Buzz Aldrin). His work is provocative, gritty, hard-SF, and touching distance away from finally winning the awards he richly deserves. He only gets better.

000724

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MOTHER OF STORMS, Barnes, John
4 MOTHER OF STORMS
Barnes, John
Tor, 1994, 0312855605 / 9780312855604

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Eggleton, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Out-of-print on publication. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number "1" present in complete number line. Near-future disaster novel, it's Twister" on a planetary scale. This novel, along with Bruce Sterling's Heavy Weather, was the precursor to the disaster theme of the '90's, i.e. Mother Nature strikes back. Strong character driven novel with adult themes and relationships. "Barnes allows the better aspects of human character, our humanity, to overcome both the overwhelming blandness of our consumer culture, simultaneous with the revelation that the same consumer culture is nothing but a house of cards against the fury of Mother Nature". Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Notable Works, pg. 207. This is Barnes' third novel to be nominated for the Nebula award. Award History: 1995 Hugo Nominee; (lost to Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold); 1995 Nebula Nominee (lost to The Terminal Experiment by Robert J. Sawyer).

000086

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