Shrouded in secrecy, it is home to the wildest dreams and darkest nightmares. Vast amounts of money have been lavished on it. The best mind of two generations have laboured to build it. And somehow, bit by bit, it is claiming Earth's most valuable resource - its children. A novel of dazzling ideas, non-stop adventure and irresistible characters, Otherland, the first part of an epic new series by a master storyteller, is destined to become a landmark in imaginative fiction.
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Best-selling fantasy author Tad Williams (Tailchaser's Song, the Memory, Sorrow and Thorn series) begins a far-reaching cyberpunk saga with Renie Sulaweyo, a teacher in the South Africa of tomorrow, realizing something is wrong on the network. Some of the younger kids, including her brother Stephen, have logged into the net, but they can't get back out. The clues point to a mysterious golden city called Otherland, but everyone who tries to find out what's going on ends up dead. Settle in for a long, enjoyable ride, because this 770-page monster is just the first of four projected novels.About the Author:
Former singer, shoe-seller and radio show host, Tad Williams is now a full-time writer. His MEMORY, SORROW and THORN series established him as one of the most internationally popular fantasy authors of recent years.
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Book Description Legend. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 0099683113 Very Good Condition. Five star seller - Ships Quickly - Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0099683113Z2
Book Description Legend., 1996. Book Condition: Very Good. Softback. Book- VG. 9x6. 770pp. Bookseller Inventory # 1893490
Book Description Legend Books, London, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Reprint. 770 pages. Book is in general good condition. There is some light reading wear present, but still a presentable copy. Otherland, Surrounded By Secrecy, It Is Home To The Wildest Dreams And Darkest Nightmares. Incredible Amounts Of Money Have Been Lavished On It. The Best Minds Of Two Generations Have Laboured To Build It. And Somehow, Bit By Bit, It Is Claiming The Earth's Most Valuable Resource-its Children. Bookseller Inventory # 037328
Book Description Legend, London, 1996. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Good (ex-library). 770 pages. Edgewear and creasing to covers. Lightly tanned pages. Clear, self-adhesive laminate to covers/boards. Severe spine lean. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. In our own near future, a global conspiracy at the highest levels threatens to sacrifice our Earth for the promise of a far more exclusive place - Otherland, a universe where any fantasy can be made real, but which is ruled by Earth's wealthiest and most ruthless power brokers, the Grail Brotherhood. Otherland, surrounded by secrecy, it is home to the wildest dreams and darkest nightmares. Incredible amounts of money have been lavished on it. The best minds of two generations have laboured to build it. And somehow, bit by bit, it is claiming the Earth's most valuable resource - its children. Only a few have become aware of the danger. Fewer still are willing or able to take up the challenge of this perilous and seductive realm. But every age has its heroes; unusual times call for unusual champions and destiny awaits them in Otherland. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; ISBN: 0099683113. ISBN/EAN: 9780099683117. Inventory No: 12072011. The photo of this book is of the actual book for sale. Bookseller Inventory # 12072011
Book Description Legend 1997 Paperback, 1997. Book Condition: Good. 496 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 496668