Terran missionaries determined to bring the planet Randall into the commonwealth, inadvertently start a war among the planet's three races
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Book Description New English Library Ltd, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002536250
Book Description New English Library. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0450532259 The book is in good condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains intact. Some page discolouration and creasing to the cover. Bookseller Inventory # G0030622
Book Description New English Library, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: near fine paperback. 1st printing. The Aquinian Brothers and the Templar Soldiers are on an interplanetary mission to bring the word of God and civilization to alien worlds. Bookseller Inventory # FL17.180
Book Description New English Library (NEL), 1991. paperback / softback. Book Condition: vg++. 1st edition 1st printing paperback, vg++ In stock shipped from our UK warehouse. Bookseller Inventory # 19885
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton / New English Library / NEL, 1991. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good: Light signs of wear. Cover Art: Uncredited (illustrator). 1991 Edition. © 1988: A stand-alone novel by John Barnes. 1st printing of 1991 edition:- Synopsis: Claim a planet for Christ! Not that the monks - Aquinian Brothers for the most part - expressed it so crudely. They saw their interplanetary missionary role as bringing not just the Word of God but civilisation to alien worlds. But the Templar soldiers who accompanied them; they thought and spoke with traditional military business. But Brethren and Templars agreed on one thing. Randall was going to be a difficult planet to subdue. Not just one intelligent species to contend with, but three: griffons, serpents and the multi-armed Randallans, all making common cause against the space intruders. Brother Hauskyld, already alarmed to discover that his fellow xenic specialist was a woman and likely to lead him into certain Sins of the Flesh, pondered the problems of conversion versus conquest. Until he realised that the real problem might be simple survival:- Review(s): "Barnes carries us away. The way Heinlein used to do it" - Orson Scott Card:- (original cost £3.99). Bookseller Inventory # 11.001.00527
Book Description New English Library Ltd 1991 Paperback, 1991. Book Condition: Good. 288 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 761213