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Knaves over queens

Author: George R R Martin
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2018.
Series: Wild cards.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the aftermath of World War II, the Earth's population was devastated by a terrifying alien virus. Those who survived were changed for ever. Some, known as Jokers, were cursed with bizarre mental and physical deformities; others, granted superhuman abilities, are known as Aces. Now the virus has reached Britain ... Queen Margaret rules over a country in which such legendary figures as Herne the Hunter,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Science fiction
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George R R Martin
ISBN: 0008285187 9780008285180 9780008283599 0008283591
OCLC Number: 1005113686
Description: 550 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: A flint lies in the mud /​ Kevin Andrew Murphy --
But a flint holds fire /​ Kevin Andrew Murphy --
The coming of the crow /​ Peadar Ó Guilín --
The cracks in the city /​ Peadar Ó Guilín --
Feeding on the entrails /​ Peadar Ó Guilín --
Needles and pins /​ Caroline Spector --
Night orders /​ Paul Cornell --
Police on my back /​ Charles Stross --
Probationary /​ Marko Kloos --
Twisted logic /​ Peter Newman --
The ceremony of innocence /​ Melinda M. Snodgrass --
How to turn a girl to stone /​ Emma Newman --
The visitor /​ Mark Lawrence.
Series Title: Wild cards.
Responsibility: George R.R. Martin, assisted by Melinda M. Snodgrass.

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The return of the famous shared-world superhero books created and edited by George R. R. Martin, author of A Song of Ice and Fire  Read more...
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PRAISE FOR THE WILD CARDS SERIES: "Deep and complex"Starburst "Perhaps the most original and provocative of the shared worlds books."Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn Read more...

 
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