The Cat - intelligent, elegant and heartless - and her loving companion Cho together go in search of the race who had left them alone. Cho believes she would be able to put an end to the world's problems. Divine Endurance had promised her that. And it is true: Cho has the power to grant every wish of the human heart. In the Peninsula, Cho and Divine Endurance discover a land of intricate beauty, but it is also a land riddled with corruption, where a desperate struggle is in progress between the people and the indifferent power of their Rulers. Everywhere death creeps in like the tide. And sometimes every wish of the human heart doesn't always work out ...
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Intelligent, elegant, heartless: Divine Endurance is just as her makers meant her to be - but a cat, a creature owing no loyalty to anyone, makes a dangerous toy. The angel doll Cho is innocent and gentle; to see her is to love her. But with Divine Endurance at her side, she becomes the deadliest danger of all. Together they set out in search of Cho's lost brother, but the world has changed . . . Cho can grant any wish of the human heart - but when the last wish is granted, what happens then?About the Author:
Gwyneth Jones lives in Brighton with her husband and son. She won the Arthur C. Clarke Award for BOLD AS LOVE; CASTLES MADE OF SAND was shortlisted for the British Science Fiction Award and MIDNIGHT LAMP is shortlisted for the Clarke and British SF Awards. She is the previous winner of the James Tiptree Memorial Award and two World Fantasy Awards; four of her previous books have been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award.
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Book Description Routledge, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0048232467