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A Princess of the Aerie

A Princess of the Aerie

(2003)
(The second book in the Jak Jinnaka series)
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Amiable thirty-sixth-century teen spy Jak Jinnaka hops to it when ex-girlfriend Sesh, now Princess Shyf of Greenworld, beseeches him to come help her with a few hazily described problems. Recruiting his friend Dujuv Gonzawara and Duj's just-ex-girlfriend, Jak decamps for Greenworld, where the three are dismayed to find Shyf a cruel, disdainful ruler. Pulled into a sexual and political snarl, Jak grasps harsh reality when he realizes his world supports Shyf, even when her drive for power includes murdering her father. Fortunately, when Jak reunites with his formidable alien friend, Shadow on the Frost, fierce combat follows, leading to the friends' violent expulsion to Mercury, where Jak stumbles into another deadly struggle. In this satisfying sequel to The Duke of Uranium [BKL S 1 02], Jak has to comprehend and value different cultures and races, gets in situations in which even the best action casts a bad light on him, and sees friendships suffer when he follows his conscience. Dialogue and characters remain riveting, and Barnes injects a little libertarianism to mull over. Roberta Johnson
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Paperback Editions

January 2003 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: A Princess of the Aerie (Jak Jinnaka)
Author(s): John Barnes
ISBN: 0-446-61082-8 / 978-0-446-61082-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aspect
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Audio Editions

November 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: A Princess of Aerie
Author(s): John Barnes
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2014 : UK Audio edition
Title: A Princess of Aerie
Author(s): John Barnes
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

November 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: A Princess of the Aerie (Jak Jinnaka)
Author(s): John Barnes
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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