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    Engine Summer (S.F. Masterworks) (Paperback) By (author) John Crowley

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    DescriptionIn the drowsy tranquility of Little Belaire, the Truthful Speakers lead lives of peaceful self-sufficiency ignoring the depopulated wilderness beyond their narrow borders. It is a society untouched by pain or violence and the self-destroying 'Angels' of the past are barely remembered. But when Rush That Speaks leaves his home on a pilgrimage of self-enlightenment, he finds a landscape haunted by myths and memories. The overgrown ruins reflect a world outside that is stranger than his people ever dreamed...


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    Title
    Engine Summer
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Crowley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 238 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780575082816
    ISBN 10: 057508281X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FL
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028000
    DC23: 813.54
    Edition statement
    Mass Market Paperback
    Publisher
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Gollancz
    Publication date
    10 January 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    John Crowley was born in Maine in 1942 and grew up in Vermont, Kentucky and Indiana before moving to New York and taking up work in documentary films - an occupation he still pursues alongside his writing. THE DEEP, his first SF novel, was published in 1975 and was followed by BEASTS, ENGINE SUMMER and GREAT WORK OF TIME. With the publication of LITTLE, BIG in 1981 he won the WORLD FANTASY AWARD and was shortlisted for the HUGO, NEBULA and BSFA AWARDS.