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TITAN, Baxter, Stephen
1 TITAN
Baxter, Stephen
HarperCollins Voyager, 1997, 0002254247 / 9780002254243

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Not a remainder nor ex-library. Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-87. A declining NASA cobbles together a manned, shoe-string expedition to explore Titan. "Speculative fiction as it may happen." The American space program we all wish it was by the British author of Voyage and The Time Ships. Award History: 1998 Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (lost to The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell); 1998 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Rise of Endymion by Simmons).

000616

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TRACES, Baxter, Stephen
2 TRACES
Baxter, Stephen
HarperCollins Voyager, 1998, 0002254271 / 9780002254274

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, true first edition and first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Baxter's second short fiction collection (preceded by Vacuum Diagrams). No US edition published. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Collects 22 previously published stories, mostly published in Interzone, showcasing a great cross-section of Baxter's work during the last decade. This collection is a cornucopia of Baxter's ranging interests and themes, including pastiches dedicated to Blish, Campbell, Clarke, and H.G. Wells, among others. Interesting reading and fun stuff for Baxter fans.

000864

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BEYOND THE FALL OF NIGHT (SIGNED), Benford, Gregory and Arthur C. Clarke
3 BEYOND THE FALL OF NIGHT (SIGNED)
Benford, Gregory and Arthur C. Clarke
Ace Putnam, 1990, 0399134999 / 9780399134999

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Leeds, Judith Kazdym
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Benford on the title page. Faint age and handling-related edgewear to page block and jacket edges, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A square, straight copy without price-clipping. Sequel to Clarke's classic novella Against the Fall of Night. (First published in paperback, the first hardcover was published by Gollancz in 1953.)
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003897

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL, Cadigan, Pat
4 DERVISH IS DIGITAL
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.

001746

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED), Cadigan, Pat
5 DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED)
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Signed by Cadigan on the title page. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.
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001747

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2010: ODYSSEY TWO, Clarke, Arthur C.
6 2010: ODYSSEY TWO
Clarke, Arthur C.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1982, 0345303059 / 9780345303059

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US trade edition. (First published in the UK by Granda, later in the US as limited by Phantasia Press.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Typical age-related wear on page block edges, else a fine copy in fine jacket. This copy does not show the usual heavy-handling for books this age. A wonderful, nearly pristine collector's copy. Award History: 1982 SF Chronicle Award (lost to The Claw of the Conciliator by Gene Wolfe); 1983 Hugo Award Nominee (lsot to Foundation's Edge by Asimov); 1983 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Foundation's Edge by Asimov).

004092

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GHOST FROM THE GRAND BANKS [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
7 GHOST FROM THE GRAND BANKS [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C.
Gollancz, 1990, 0575049065 / 9780575049062

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. Book. Stimpson, Tom
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the US edition by Bantam Spectra.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Age-related shelfwear to textblock and jacket edges, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping.

002669

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SENTINEL [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
8 SENTINEL [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C.
Berkley Books, 1984, 

Book Club (BCE/BOMC), Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Woods, Lebbeus
Book Club, first printing and first trade hardcover edition. First printing with code 0O8 on page 206. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Faintly chipped at tips and corners, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without marks, difficult to find in fine condition. Interior b&w illustrations by Lebbeus Woods. First published in paperback by Berkley (1983) and later in a signed hardcover edition (Jan, 1984), this Book Club edition is the first trade hardcover edition (published in March, 1984). Collects 10 of Clarke's early short stories, published between 1946 and 1983 and includes the outline for the novel The Songs of Distant Earth and the title short story, The Sentinel (written in 1948 and first published in 1951). The Sentinel which was expanded later into Clarke's seminal novel, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

004153

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SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH [THE], Clarke, Arthur C.
9 SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C.
Ballantine Del Rey, 1986, 0345332199 / 9780345332196

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. (Preceded by the Grafton paperback edition published in the UK.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy.A fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy in pristine jacket with price intact in protective brodart cover. Unusual to find copies in fine condition without previous owner's marks or inscriptions. An idyllic planet inhabited by a small community of humans is visited by huge colony ship carrying one million refugees from Earth. Clarke's first novel after publishing 2010: Odyssey Two. Very nice jacket illustration by Michael Whelan.

000481

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GARDEN OF RAMA, Clarke, Arthur C. and Gentry Lee
10 GARDEN OF RAMA
Clarke, Arthur C. and Gentry Lee
Bantam Books, 1991, 0553072617 / 9780553072617

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Swendsen, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by Gollancz edition in the UK.) September, 1991 printing stated on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Maroon cloth over blue boards. A clean, square copy in pristine jacket with price intact and protected in brodart cover. Beautiful condition for a book this age.

005033

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RAMA II, Clarke, Arthur C. and Gentry Lee
11 RAMA II
Clarke, Arthur C. and Gentry Lee
Bantam Books, 1989, 0553057146 / 9780553057140

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Swendsen, Paul
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Preceded by Gollancz edition in the UK.) December, 1989 printing stated on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. Black cloth over black boards. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, square copy in pristine jacket with price intact and protected in brodart cover. Sequel to Rendezvous with Rama.

005032

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TRIGGER [THE], Clarke, Arthur C. and Michael Kube-McDowell
12 TRIGGER [THE]
Clarke, Arthur C. and Michael Kube-McDowell
Voyager HarperCollins, 1999, 0002247119 / 9780002247115

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Gambino, Fred
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Preceded the US edition published later by Bantam.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, square copy in pristine jacket with UK price intact. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. The development rendering bombs and guns virtually harmless ushers a race to control this new technology.

001586

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
13 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in the creme (white) jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a silk placeholder ribbon not in the US edition and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black, this is the creme-colored jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings will be published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. Time and handling will make the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003185

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL, Clarke, Susanna
14 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL
Clarke, Susanna
London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 0747570558 / 9780747570554

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover UK, first printing and first UK edition. (The US edition precedes by 3 weeks.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is wrapped in black jacket. Besides some editorial changes, the UK edition has some differences from the US edition, specifically the addition of a white silk placeholder ribbon, black page edging and a different photo of Ms. Clarke on the rear jacket flap not in the US edition. The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme (white) and the other black, this is the black jacket. (All later printings will have black jackets only.) Heavily promoted new novel which meets the critics rave reviews. The US edition is already into its 8th printing and appearing in red jackets. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

003209

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (CREME JACKET VARIANT), Clarke, Susanna
15 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (CREME JACKET VARIANT)
Clarke, Susanna
New York, Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket protected with a clear, archival cover. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

004473

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED), Clarke, Susanna
16 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED & DATED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, this US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Presentation copy signed by Clarke and dated in the European fashion as "23rd Sept 04" on the title page, the same month as publication, making this copy unique. This copy has the coveted creme colored jacket (now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First edition first printings were issued in two jacket variants: one creme and the other black with red endpapers. (True first editions have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) Collectors note all first printing points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" state on copyright page with full number line, $27.95 price on jacket flap and red endpapers. Collectors have edged toward collecting the creme colored jackets over the black as all later printings were published in black jackets only. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets are laminated, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. Time and handling have made the creme jackets the premier collector's trade edition. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is already into its 8th printings. Award History: 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
002758

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JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED), Clarke, Susanna
17 JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL: A NOVEL (SIGNED)
Clarke, Susanna
Bloomsbury, 2004, 1582344167 / 9781582344164

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Rosenberg, Portia
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. (Despite the "First US Edition" statement on the copyright page, the US edition precedes the UK edition by 3 weeks.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Clarke on the title page. This copy is the coveted creme jacket variant. The creme jacket shows some light scuff marks, a defect for which these unlaminated creme jackets are particularly prone. (Now protected in a clear, archival sleeve.) Also, there's an unfortunate tape ghost, very faint but visible, on the outside of the jacket's spine panel near the heel approx. 4.5 cm x 1.0 cm in size. Very light bumping at head and heel of jacket spine panel and upper tips, but without associated crinkling. Aside from these defects a fine copy in near fine jacket. A straight, square copy without price-clipping or previous owner's marks. All First Edition points are present: "First U.S. Edition 2004" stated with full number line present. Red endpapers with $27.95 price intact. (True first printings have red endpapers with a creme or black jacket. All later printings have white endpapers and black or red jackets only.) The first edition was issued in two jacket states: one creme and the other black. Also, neither the the creme nor black colored jackets were laminated by the publisher, making them very prone (especially the creme jacket), to wear and smudges. ''A quite extraordinary novel, not least because of the quiet, almost leisurely ways by which it achieves its extraordinariness.'' - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus. The US edition is well past its 8th printing and appears with red jackets. Award History: 2005 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Camouflage by Joe Haldeman); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Best First Novel; 2005 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel); 2005 Locus Award Winner for Besf First Novel; 2005 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; SF Site's Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; 2004 British SF Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to River of Gods by McDonald); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy. NY Times Books: 100 Notable Books of the Year; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.
Signed by Author(s)
003876

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RUNES OF EARTH [THE]: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT, Donaldson, Stephen R.
18 RUNES OF EARTH [THE]: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT
Donaldson, Stephen R.
Gollancz, 2004, 0575075988 / 9780575075986

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover UK, first printing and first edition. First UK edition. (The US edition by Putnam preceded by one week.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Donaldson returns to Thomas Covenant and The Land after a 20 year hiatus. First book in a forthcoming quartet. Striking, unlaminated jacket in black with gold highlights by Laura Brett. Lovely gold and black endpaper and pastedown sheets make this UK edition a wonderful copy for the Donaldson collector. "...Donaldson shows that his epic series still has the power to surprise in this richly imagined start of a final quartet." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 2005 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke); Borders Books Best of 2004 Science Fiction & Fantasy.

004032

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RUNES OF EARTH: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT, BOOK 1 (UNCORRECTED MANUSCRIPT), Donaldson, Stephen R.
19 RUNES OF EARTH: THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT, BOOK 1 (UNCORRECTED MANUSCRIPT)
Donaldson, Stephen R.
Putnam Publishing Group, 2004, 0399152326 / 9780399152320

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Whelan, Michael
First edition, first printing. Uncorrrected manuscript preceding the first edition. Faint smudges on spine and around the bottom half of rear panel, else fine (unread) copy without jacket, issued in full color pictorial soft cover. A straight, square copy. Also contains a full color promotional postcard featuring the jacket illustration by Michael Whelan. Award History: 2005 World Fantasy Award Nominee (lost to Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke).

002853

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SARAH CANARY (SIGNED), Fowler, Karen Joy
20 SARAH CANARY (SIGNED)
Fowler, Karen Joy
Henry Holt, 1991, 0805017534 / 9780805017533

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Jaramillo, Raquel
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Fowler on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A straight, square copy and bright, intact dust jacket. An excellent copy. "[B]rilliantly conceived, beautifully written book." Anatomy 4, *4-173. "[M]ay be the finest First Contact novel yet written." Clute & Nicholls, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, pg. 443. Award History: 1992 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Doomsday Book by Willis); 1991 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 1 Dec. 1991; 1991 James Tiptree, Jr. Award Nominee for Gender-bending SF (lost to co-winners A Woman of the Iron People by Arnason and White Queen by Gwyneth Jones); 1993 Arthur C. Clarke Honorable Mention.
Signed by Author(s)
000169

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