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LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT, Macleod, Ken
1 LEARNING THE WORLD: A NOVEL OF FIRST CONTACT
Macleod, Ken
Orbit, 2005, 1841493430 / 9781841493435

First Edition, Hardcover, Hold, Near Fine. Book. Gibbons, Lee
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. The first US edition was published November 1, 2005 by Tor. Award History: 2005 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Finalist (lost to Market Forces by Richard Morgan); 2006 Shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award (lost to Air by Geoff Ryman); 2006 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Spin by Robert Charles Wilson).

003093

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MARKET FORCES, Morgan, Richard
2 MARKET FORCES
Morgan, Richard
London, Gollancz, 2004, 0575075120 / 9780575075122

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (Published later in the US as a trade paperback and later as a Book Club hardcover as Richard K. Morgan.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Lightly bumped at head and heel of spine panel with some tiny chipping at lower tips, else a fine copy in fine jacket. Morgan's third novel, SF noir by the author of Altered Carbon (2002) and Broken Angels (2003). Think a Mickey Spillane anti-hero set in Mad Max universe. Originally a short story, it was developed into a movie script before becoming the present novel.

003959

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MARKET FORCES, Morgan, Richard K.
3 MARKET FORCES
Morgan, Richard K.
Ballantine Books, 2005, 0345499778 / 9780345499776

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
Trade paperback, first printing and first US ediiton. (Previously published in hardcover by Gollancz, UK. No US hardcover published.) Copies are now appearing in 3rd printings, this is a 1st printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Copies are Corners faintly curled with light toning to page block edges, else a Near Fine copy without stains or tears. A clean, square copy. Science Fiction noir by the author of Altered Carbon and Broken Angels. Think a Mickey Spillane anti-hero set in Mad Max universe. Simply Bad-A$$ like all Morgan's work. Originally a short story, it was developed into a movie script before becoming the present novel. Award History: 2005 John W. Campbell Memorial Award Winner for Best SF Novel.

003564

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YEAR OF OUR WAR [THE], Swainston, Steph
4 YEAR OF OUR WAR [THE]
Swainston, Steph
Gollancz, 2004, 0575070056 / 9780575070059

First Edition, Hardcover, New, New. Book. Miller, Edward
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published in paperback by Eos in February 2005.) Debut novel with a great pre-publication blurb by Mieville, describing the book as "one of the ten key New Weird titles." Ariel from The Alien Online describes this debut novel as "an astonishingly detailed and gorgeously realised fantasy scenario." And "[Swainston] transgresses supposed genre protocols (sequences of horror and surrealism mixed with large tracts of fantasy, with just enough airholes to permit a science-fictional reading), but the manner in which it invents and unfolds its own story, with a focus that grows sharper and more compelling as the narrative grows." - Gary K. Wolfe, Locus, May 2004. Cheryl Morgan at Emerald City writes "The book is a fantasy novel, but it is quite unlike any fantasy you will have read before." Award History: 2004 William L. Crawford Award Winner for best new fantasy writer Steph Swainston for The Year of Our War; Locus 2004 Recommended Reading List: First Novels.

002550

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