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A Deepness in the Sky (Misc)
Series: Misc
Genre: SF
ISBN: 1857988264
Pages: 606 pages
Publisher: Millenium
Price: 17.99
Reader Rating: 9 out of 10
Votes: 26
A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge

Description: Great prequel to the classic a Fire Upon the Deep.

This novel shows some of the past of the trader Pham Nuwen, a brilliant spacefarer who has given up on his dreams. The Traders visit a new star system, inhabited by the alien "Spiders", but all does not go as planned.

Ezr Vinh is a member of a powerful clan within the ruthless Queng Ho - a race of traders who prey on fallen civilizations. Ezr and Emergent Podmaster, Thomas Nau, have to compromise in their wait for the spider citizens of Arachna.
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