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Songs of the Earth

(2011)
(The first book in the Wild Hunt Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
 
Novice knight Gair has a gift: he can hear the songs of the earth, and weave that music into magic. But in the Holy City, that makes him a witch, and that means he must be tortured until he gives up the name of his demon master ...except that he has no demon lord; it's just something he can do. After the Questioning comes the court, and Gair himself is as shocked as the knights to find his death-by-fire sentence has been commuted to excommunication, branding and life banishment - but only if he can make it over the boundary by sundown. Gair may be starved, broken in body and with a festering new brand on the palm of his hand - but his spirit has not yet given up, and with help from an unlikely source he escapes to the Western Isles, where he hears about the Veil that separate the worlds, and the Guardians who protect it. But this peaceful haven is threatened by Gair's arrival. Those who condemned him set an implacable witchfinder on his trail, for they want him dead. And a renegade Guardian is striving to tear down the Veil, releasing evil, unearthly monsters into the human world. Before his training is complete, Gair must take his place in the frontline against these forces - and he will pay a terrible price.

Genre: Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

February 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: Songs of the Earth (The Wild Hunt)
Author(s): Elspeth Cooper
ISBN: 0-7653-3165-9 / 978-0-7653-3165-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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May 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Songs of the Earth: The Wild Hunt Book One
Author(s): Elspeth Cooper
ISBN: 0-575-09614-4 / 978-0-575-09614-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Paperback Editions

January 2013 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Songs of the Earth: Book One of The Wild Hunt
Author(s): Elspeth Cooper
ISBN: 0-7653-6850-1 / 978-0-7653-6850-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
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February 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Songs of the Earth: The Wild Hunt Book One: 1/4
Author(s): Elspeth Cooper
ISBN: 0-575-09616-0 / 978-0-575-09616-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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May 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Songs of the Earth: The Wild Hunt Book One
Author(s): Elspeth Cooper
ISBN: 0-575-09615-2 / 978-0-575-09615-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Audio Editions

February 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Songs of the Earth
Author(s): Elspeth Cooper
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Ltd
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February 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Songs of the Earth
Author(s): Elspeth Cooper
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Ltd
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Kindle Editions

February 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Songs of the Earth: Book One of The Wild Hunt
Author(s): Elspeth Cooper
Publisher: Tor Books
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June 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Songs of the Earth: The Wild Hunt Book One
Author(s): Elspeth Cooper
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


June 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Songs of the Earth: The Wild Hunt Book One
Author(s): Elspeth Cooper
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon CA