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The Resource Knaves over queens, edited by George R.R. Martin ; assisted by Melinda M. Snodgrass ; written by Paul Cornell, Marko Kloos, Mark Lawrence, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Emma Newman, Peter Newman, Peadar Ó Guilín, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Caroline Spector, Charles Stross

Knaves over queens, edited by George R.R. Martin ; assisted by Melinda M. Snodgrass ; written by Paul Cornell, Marko Kloos, Mark Lawrence, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Emma Newman, Peter Newman, Peadar Ó Guilín, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Caroline Spector, Charles Stross

Label
Knaves over queens
Title
Knaves over queens
Statement of responsibility
edited by George R.R. Martin ; assisted by Melinda M. Snodgrass ; written by Paul Cornell, Marko Kloos, Mark Lawrence, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Emma Newman, Peter Newman, Peadar Ó Guilín, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Caroline Spector, Charles Stross
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Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the alien Xenovirus reaches Britain, Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, now gifted with extraordinary longevity, joins with Alan Turing to set up a special organization, the Order of the Silver Helix, to outmaneuver the terrifying mutations of the virus in Britain
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Summary
Developed by aliens and field-tested on Earth, the virus known as Xenovirus Takis-A was released in New York in 1946, changing the course of human history forever. Most of those infected die - and a tiny percentage become deformed beings known as jokers. A lucky few survivors become aces: superhumans gifted with amazing powers. Now the virus has reached Britain
Theme
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10795301
Cataloging source
CNWPU
Dewey number
  • 813/.0876208
  • This is a novel, not short stories, however, for consistency in cataloging and to keep titles in this series shelved together, this novel has been cataloged by series title.
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-
  • 1966-
  • 1976-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Martin, George R. R.
  • Snodgrass, Melinda M.
  • Cornell, Paul
  • Kloos, Marko
  • Lawrence, Mark
  • Murphy, Kevin
  • Newman, Emma
  • Newman, Peter
  • Ó Guilin, Peadar
  • Spector, Caroline
  • Stross, Charles
  • Murphy, Kevin
  • Ó Guilin, Peadar
  • Murphy, Kevin
  • Spector, Caroline
  • Cornell, Paul
  • Stross, Charles
  • Kloos, Marko
  • Newman, Peter
  • Ó Guilin, Peadar
  • Snodgrass, Melinda M.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A wild cards novel
Series volume
0027
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Viruses
  • Superheroes
  • Monsters
Target audience
adult
Label
Knaves over queens, edited by George R.R. Martin ; assisted by Melinda M. Snodgrass ; written by Paul Cornell, Marko Kloos, Mark Lawrence, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Emma Newman, Peter Newman, Peadar Ó Guilín, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Caroline Spector, Charles Stross
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Night orders
  • by Paul Cornell
  • Police on my back
  • by Charles Stross
  • Probationary
  • by Marko Kloos
  • Twisted logic, part1
  • by Peter Newman
  • Twisted logic part 2
  • The cracks in the city
  • A flint lies in the mud
  • by Peadar Ó Guilín
  • Twisted logic, part 3
  • The ceremony of innocence
  • by Melinda M. Snodgrass
  • How to turn a girl to stone
  • by Emma Newman
  • The visitor
  • by Mark Lawrence
  • Feeding on the entrails
  • by Peadar Ó Guilín
  • by Kevin Andrew Murphy
  • The coming of the crow
  • by Peadar Ó Guilín
  • But a flint holds fire
  • by Kevin Andrew Murphy
  • Needles and pins
  • by Caroline Spector
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
550 pages
Isbn
9781250168061
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
SCIENCE FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)1091324724
Label
Knaves over queens, edited by George R.R. Martin ; assisted by Melinda M. Snodgrass ; written by Paul Cornell, Marko Kloos, Mark Lawrence, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Emma Newman, Peter Newman, Peadar Ó Guilín, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Caroline Spector, Charles Stross
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Night orders
  • by Paul Cornell
  • Police on my back
  • by Charles Stross
  • Probationary
  • by Marko Kloos
  • Twisted logic, part1
  • by Peter Newman
  • Twisted logic part 2
  • The cracks in the city
  • A flint lies in the mud
  • by Peadar Ó Guilín
  • Twisted logic, part 3
  • The ceremony of innocence
  • by Melinda M. Snodgrass
  • How to turn a girl to stone
  • by Emma Newman
  • The visitor
  • by Mark Lawrence
  • Feeding on the entrails
  • by Peadar Ó Guilín
  • by Kevin Andrew Murphy
  • The coming of the crow
  • by Peadar Ó Guilín
  • But a flint holds fire
  • by Kevin Andrew Murphy
  • Needles and pins
  • by Caroline Spector
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
550 pages
Isbn
9781250168061
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
SCIENCE FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)1091324724

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