Mike Resnick The Dark Lady

ISBN 13: 9780099581901

The Dark Lady

3.78 avg rating
( 276 ratings by Goodreads )
9780099581901: The Dark Lady
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

In the 7th millennium, humans have spread throughout the galaxy and govern most of the inhabited planets. Leonardo, Our Humble Hero and purple-blooded Bjornn of the planet Benitarus II, is sent as an expert appraiser to the Claiborne Art Gallery on the mostly-human planet of Far London. Leonardo's enhanced ultraviolet and infrared vision are ideal traits for assessment and authentication of artwork, and he immediately catches the attention of an aging Far London collector who, in spite of his contempt for non-humans, is intent on retaining Leonardo's services. His instructions: Search the galaxy for any piece of art bearing the image of his obsession: the mysterious Dark Lady, a beautiful and somber human female whose exact likeness, he has secretly discovered, appears in paintings and sculptures throughout history—dating all the way back to Earth's ancient Rome.

Leonardo's research reveals the link between the artists of the Dark Lady: human men who voluntarily risk their lives. If she appears to men who court death, she may be their Angel of Death ... or, as Leonardo hopes, the female of an ancient Bjornn legend—The Mother of All Things. To find her and learn the truth, he must first chase down the craziest human daredevil in the galaxy.

Prix Tour Eiffel Winner (100,000 franc prize, Best SF Novel)

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Mike Resnick is the author of more than 40 science fiction novels, including Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Amulet of PowerSantiago; and Return to Santiago. He has won four Hugo Awards and the Nebula Award. He lives in Cincinnati.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781614752387: The Dark Lady: A Romance of the Far Future

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1614752389 ISBN 13:  9781614752387
Publisher: WordFire Press, 2015

9780812551167: The Dark Lady: A Romance of the Far Future

Tor Books, 1987

9781604599435: The Dark Lady

Fantas..., 2010

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Mike Resnick
Published by Legend paperbacks (1988)
ISBN 10: 0099581906 ISBN 13: 9780099581901
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Legend paperbacks, 1988. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0099581906

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 174.91
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds