The Visitor - E-book - ePub

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Sheri Tepper, one of the foremost science fiction writers in the world, gives us an exciting, evocative and thought-provoking tale where science and magic... Lire la suite
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Résumé

Sheri Tepper, one of the foremost science fiction writers in the world, gives us an exciting, evocative and thought-provoking tale where science and magic meet head-on. A group of colonists, waking every few hundred years to see what's been happening on the planet they fled to from a dying Earth, watch as the systems and rules they set in place so long ago become debased and decayed. The corrupt leaders govern by oppression, but technological resources run low and the knowledge of how to replace them is lost in the mists of time.
Instead, the power-hungry leaders turn to sorcery of the blackest kind, kindled by pain and despair. And when they launch a religious crusade to wipe out all those who won't conform to the government's ever-more-stringent dictates, not even the original colonists - the new gods - are safe from the ravaging sorcery-fuelled armies of the righteous .

Caractéristiques

  • Date de parution
    28/08/2013
  • Editeur
  • ISBN
    978-0-575-11636-8
  • EAN
    9780575116368
  • Format
    ePub
  • Nb. de pages
    407 pages
  • Caractéristiques du format ePub
    • Pages
      407
    • Protection num.
      Contenu protégé

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Biographie de Sheri S. Tepper

Sheri S. Tepper (1929 - 2016)Sheri S. Tepper was the author of several resoundingly acclaimed novels, including THE MARGARETS and GIBBON'S DECLINE AND FALL both shortlisted for the ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD, A PLAGUE OF ANGELS, SIDESHOW and BEAUTY, which was voted BEST FANTASY NOVEL OF THE YEAR by readers of LOCUS. She is one of the few writers to have titles in both the SF and Fantasy Masterworks lists.
She died in 2016.

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