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Winter's Children

(1974)
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The countryside is hundreds of feet deep in snow, and a small community is managing to exist in the bell-tower of a church, just above the snow level. For sustenance they make journeys to the shops of the village far below by tunnels. They also stay alive by hunting the ferocious and telepathic bear-like animals known as Pals.

The individuals in the small group are brilliantly portrayed, in turn defeatist, boastful, querulous, selfish and generous. They are obsessive, they argue; but when danger threatens, as it often does, they immediately band together in their common fight for survival.

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Hardback Editions

October 1974 : UK Hardback
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Title: Winter's Children ([Gollancz SF])
Author(s): Michael G Coney
ISBN: 0-575-01851-8 / 978-0-575-01851-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 1976 : UK Paperback
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Title: Winter's Children
Author(s): Michael G Coney
ISBN: 0-7221-2461-9 / 978-0-7221-2461-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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Kindle Editions

December 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Winter's Children
Author(s): Michael G Coney
Publisher: Gateway
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December 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Winter's Children
Author(s): Michael G Coney
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK