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Helliconia : Helliconia Spring, Helliconia Summer, Helliconia Winter - Brian Aldiss


Helliconia Spring, Helliconia Summer, Helliconia Winter

Paperback Published: 1st October 2010
ISBN: 9780575086159
Number Of Pages: 1328

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Helliconia is a planet that, due to the massively eccentric orbit of its own sun around another star, experiences seasons that lasts eons. Whole civilisations grow in the Spring, flourish in the Summer and then die in the brutal winters. The human-like inhabitants have been profoundly changed by their experience of this harsh cycle.

In orbit above the planet a terran mission struggles to observe and understand the effects on society of such a massive climatic impact.

Massive, thoroughly researched, minutely organised, full of action, pulp references and deep drama this is a classic trilogy.

Surprisingly engaging ... very much recommended. * SFF World *

ISBN: 9780575086159
ISBN-10: 0575086157
Series: S.F. Masterworks
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1328
Published: 1st October 2010
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.1  x 5.8
Weight (kg): 0.78
Edition Number: 1

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