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The Resource The promise of the child, Tom Toner

The promise of the child, Tom Toner

Label
The promise of the child
Title
The promise of the child
Statement of responsibility
Tom Toner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Lycaste is a lovesick recluse living in a forgotten Mediterranean cove who is renowned throughout the distorted people of the Old World for his beauty. Sotiris Gianakos is a 12,000-year-old Cypriote grieving the loss of his sister, a principled man who will change Lycaste's life forever. Their stories, and others, become darkly entwined when Aaron the Longlife-the Usurper, a man who is not quite a man-makes a claim to the Amaranthine throne that threatens to throw the delicate political balance of the known galaxy into ruin. The Promise of the Child is a stunning feat of imagination set against an epic backdrop ranging from 14th-century Prague, to a lonely cove near the Mediterranean Sea, to the 147th-century Amaranthine Firmament. Toner has crafted an intelligent space opera filled with gripping action and an emotional scale that is wonderfully intimate, a smart and compelling debut that calls to mind the best of Kim Stanley Robinson or M. John Harrison"--
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Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10446780
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toner, Thomas
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Volume one of the Amaranthine spectrum
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / Space Opera
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / General
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Immortalism
  • Quests (Expeditions)
Label
The promise of the child, Tom Toner
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1449018
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
454 pages
Isbn
9781597808453
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015013632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781597808453
  • (OCoLC)902657116
Label
The promise of the child, Tom Toner
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1449018
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
454 pages
Isbn
9781597808453
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015013632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781597808453
  • (OCoLC)902657116

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