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Midnight at the Well of Souls

(1977)
(The first book in the Well of Souls series)
A novel by

 
 
At the heart of a bizarre planet lay the goal of every being that had ever lived....

Below average in height and unprepossessing in appearance, Nathan Brazil is an unassuming if cynical starship owner, carrying passengers and cargo for a living - hardly the sort of person to hold the fate of the entire universe in his hands.

But when Nathan detours from his route to answer a distress call, a hidden stargate hurls him and his passengers to the Well World, the master control planet for the cosmos. Billions of years ago, a godlike race unlocked all the secrets of space and time and remade the universe according to their grand design. Then they vanished and left behind the Well World to maintain the pattern of the universe.

Now someone is searching for the planet's hidden control room - the Well of Souls - to seize control of the cosmos. Nathan must stop them, but this planet causes bizarre metamorphoses in visitors, changing them into centaurs, mermaids, and giant insects seemingly at random. As a result, Nathan no longer recognizes his friends, let alone his unknown enemies. His task seems hopeless - until his long-suppressed memories begin to return and he realizes who he really is.

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Paperback Editions

December 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls (Well World Saga: Volume 1)
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
ISBN: 1-61242-179-2 / 978-1-61242-179-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Phoenix Pick
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January 2002 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
ISBN: 0-7434-3522-2 / 978-0-7434-3522-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: A Baen Book
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February 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
ISBN: 0-345-32445-5 / 978-0-345-32445-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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January 1982 : UK Paperback
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
ISBN: 0-14-005524-X / 978-0-14-005524-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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February 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
ISBN: 0-345-29769-5 / 978-0-345-29769-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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April 1980 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Midnight at Well Souls
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
ISBN: 0-345-29223-5 / 978-0-345-29223-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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July 1977 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
ISBN: 0-345-25768-5 / 978-0-345-25768-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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Audio Editions

May 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls (Saga of the Well World, Book 1)
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
ISBN: 1-4708-7927-1 / 978-1-4708-7927-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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May 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls (Saga of the Well World, Book 1)(Library Edition)
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
ISBN: 1-4708-7928-X / 978-1-4708-7928-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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May 2013 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls (Saga of the Well World, Book 1)
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
ISBN: 1-4708-7925-5 / 978-1-4708-7925-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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May 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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May 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

February 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls (Well World Saga: Volume 1)
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
Publisher: Phoenix Pick
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March 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Midnight at the Well of Souls
Author(s): Jack L Chalker
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK