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Iron winter : the Northland trilogy

Author: Stephen Baxter
Publisher: New York, New York : Roc, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Many generations ago, the Wall was built to hold back the sea. A simple dam, it grew into a vast linear city, home to scholars, builders, and merchants. Northland's prosperity survived wars and unrest--and brought the whole of Europe together. But now darkness is falling. Days grow shorter, temperatures colder, and in the wake of long winters come famine, destruction, and terror. As a mass exodus to warmer climes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction, English
Alternative histories (Fiction), English
Science fiction
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Baxter
ISBN: 9780451240125 045124012X
OCLC Number: 809030424
Notes: "A Roc book."
"Previously published in a Gollancz hardcover edition."--Title page verso.
Description: 484 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Stephen Baxter.

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"Many generations ago, the Wall was built to hold back the sea. A simple dam, it grew into a vast linear city, home to scholars, builders, and merchants. Northland's prosperity survived wars and unrest--and brought the whole of Europe together. But now darkness is falling. Days grow shorter, temperatures colder, and in the wake of long winters come famine, destruction, and terror. As a mass exodus to warmer climes threatens to fracture Northland, one man believes he can outwit the cold, and even salvage some scraps of the great civilization--before interminable gloom settles over the land; before the fires of war lay waste to an empire; before the ice comes ..."--

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