Nimisha's Ship

Nimisha's Ship

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Nimisha Boynton-Rondymense was the body-heir of Lady Rezalla and, as such, was the heiress of one of the First Families on Vega III. But even as a child she eschewed the formalities of her aristocratic background and was happiest in her father's shipyard. By the time she was in her twenties she was the designer of the most advanced space yacht in the galaxy, and was owner of the Rondymense shipyards. It was on a test of her Mark 5 prototype that things went wrong. In an empty space field, suitable for test runs, she was suddenly confronted with the boiling white pout of a wormhole, was sucked in, only to be thrown out into an unknown dimension of space. She was not the first. As she explored this new, unfamiliar section of the universe she found traces of ships that had been marooned over many centuries. Not knowing if she would ever return to the world she knew, Nimisha chose to land on 'Erewhon' - fascinating, terrifying, beautiful and frightening - and inhabited not only by three survivors of a previous Vegan ship but by something else...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 106 x 178 x 26mm | 229g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0552163759
  • 9780552163750

About Anne McCaffrey

Anne McCaffrey is one of the world's leading science-fiction writers, and has won both the Hugo and Nebula awards and been awarded the Margaret A. Edwards' Lifetime Achievement Literary Award. Born and raised in the US, although of Irish extraction, she now lives permanently in Ireland, in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains, where, as well as writing, she breeds horses. She is the creator of the Dragons of Pern series.show more

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