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West of January

(1989)
A novel by

 
 
"West of January tells the story of a world where time moves very slowly. On the planet Vernier the sun creeps across the sky, returning to the same point every two hundred years. It takes a lifetime for each region of the planet to experience dawn, midday and dusk. The ramifications for the inhabitants are dramatic - entire civilizations have been scorched into oblivion, and every individual is forced to adapt to this harsh environment or face certain catastrophe." Enter Knobil, a young herdsman cast out of his tribe, sentenced to perish in this brutal landscape. Luckily, he is saved by "angels" - people trying to help the tortured planet by preserving past technologies. As Knobil travels across his world, he realizes he has been chosen for a special destiny.

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Paperback Editions

October 2002 : Canada Paperback
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Title: West of January
Author(s): Dave Duncan
ISBN: 0-88995-252-3 / 978-0-88995-252-2 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Red Deer Press
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July 1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: West of January
Author(s): Dave Duncan
ISBN: 0-345-35836-8 / 978-0-345-35836-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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Kindle Editions

April 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: West of January
Author(s): Dave Duncan
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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March 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: West of January
Author(s): Dave Duncan
Publisher: Gateway
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