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Too like the lightning

Author: Ada Palmer
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The world into which Mycroft and Carlyle have been born is as strange to our 21st-century eyes as ours would be to a native of the 1500s. It is a hard-won utopia built on technologically-generated abundance, and also on complex and mandatory systems of labeling all public writing and speech ... And in this world, Mycroft and Carlyle have stumbled on the wild card that may destabilize the system: the boy Bridger,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ada Palmer
ISBN: 9780765378002 0765378000 0765378019 9780765378019
OCLC Number: 918994531
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Awards: Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (2017.)
Description: 432 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: by Ada Palmer.
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"The world into which Mycroft and Carlyle have been born is as strange to our 21st-century eyes as ours would be to a native of the 1500s. It is a hard-won utopia built on technologically-generated abundance, and also on complex and mandatory systems of labeling all public writing and speech ... And in this world, Mycroft and Carlyle have stumbled on the wild card that may destabilize the system: the boy Bridger, who can effortlessly make his wishes come true. Who can, it would seem, bring inanimate objects to life ..."--Jacket.

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