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Ashes of Candesce (Virga) Hardcover – 12 Mar 2012

4.2 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
Book 5 of 5 in the Virga Series

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  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Tor (12 Mar. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 076532492X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765324924
  • Product Dimensions: 15.1 x 3.6 x 21.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,360,001 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Praise for "Queen of Candesce: " "Comparable to classic SF epics like John Varley's Gaean trilogy and Jack L. Chalker's Well of Souls series, Schroeder's saga is an awe-inspiring example of masterful world-building. A myriad of themes, from rogue artificial intelligences to the evolution of human bodies and culture, make this futuristic epic one to reckon with.""--Publishers Weekly" "Schroeder's world-building continues to be fascinating, and the intrigue among inbred nations thrown into confusion by an outsider keeps the pace at a satisfying clip."
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""Schroeder's world-building, storytelling, and character-drawing chops seem strong enough to given even Known Space run for its money."
"--Locus"" "Praise for" Sun of Suns: " "A fantastically alchemical tale set in a strange yet utterly real world. Hayden is a complex and well-developed protagonist and Schroeder is an amazingly detailed writer whose world-building is superb." --"RT Book Reviews" "Schroeder has accom

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Karl Schroeder lives in Toronto, Ontario.


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