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Lake of the Long Sun

Urth: Book of the Long Sun Series, Book 2 · Urth: Book of the Long Sun

by Gene Wolfe


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It is the far future, and the giant spaceship, The Whorl, has travelled for forgotten generation towards its destination. Lit inside by the artificial Long Sun, The Whorl is so huge that you can see whole cities in the sky. And now the gods of The Whorl begin to intervene in human affairs. A god speaks to Patera Silk, a clergyman at work in the schoolyard of his church. Silk must go on a quest to save his church and his people.

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Science Fiction
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Urth: Book of the Long Sun


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Gene Wolfe (Author)

Gene Wolfe is the author of two dozen novels and hundreds of short stories. Possibly the most critically acclaimed science fiction/fantasy author of our time, he is most famous for the bestselling, Nebula Award-winning The Book of the New Sun tetr...

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