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    Ice and Fire (CHUNG KUO) (Hardback) By (author) David Wingrove

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    DescriptionSpring 2201 - Spring 2203: TheT'ang who make up the ruling Seven are struggling to maintain stasis and prevent change, as the ``War That Wasn't A War`` is fought within the levels of Chung Kuo's great world-spanning City: a war fought not with armies on battlefields but with an inventive evil - with bombs and betrayals, brutal assassinations and sly poisonings. Adding to the pressure for change is the existence of a document that charts the true history of this world, not the version invented and policed by the Ministry - the ``Thousand Eyes`` - who have, for so long, maintained this dark shadow at the very heart of Chung Kuo. Its discovery by the Dispersionists will fuel their ardent desire for change and for an end to Han rule. Lined up against the Dispersionists are a handful of men utterly loyal to the Seven - men like General Tolonen, along with the two men he has recruited from the Lowers, Gregor Karr and Kao Chen. When Tolonen destroys the newly-built generation-starship, The New Hope, he will change Chung Kuo for good by declaring war on the Dispertionists.


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    Title
    Ice and Fire
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Wingrove
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781848877283
    ISBN 10: 1848877285
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FM, FL
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 80
    B&T General Subject: 720
    BISAC V2.8: FIC002000, FIC028000, FIC009000, FIC055000
    Publisher
    ATLANTIC BOOKS
    Imprint name
    Corvus
    Publication date
    01 December 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    David Wingrove is the Hugo Award-winning co-author (with Brian Aldiss) of The Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction. He is also the co-author of the first three MYST books - novelisations of one of the world's bestselling computer games. He lives in north London with his wife and four daughters.