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In Viriconium

(1982)
(The Floating Gods)
(The third book in the Viriconium series)
A novel by

 
 
FANTASY-VIRICONIUM HAS FALLEN UNDER A SPELL,A PARALYSIS OF WILL,SYMBOLISED BY THE MYSTERIOUS AND DEBILITATING PLAGUE WHICH IS GRADUALLY ENVELOPING IT.IT'S GODS SPEND THEIR TIME ROLLING DRUNKENLY IN GUTTERS AND FALLING IN CANALS;IT'S POLICE,MARSHALLED BY THE MERCURIAL AND SINSITER DWARF THE GRAND CAIRO,OPERATE AN INEFFECTIVE QUARANTINE.ASHLYME SETS OUT TO RESCUE HIS FELLOW ARTIST THE FRAIL,CONSUMPTIVE,DYING AUDSLEY KING IN A DESPERATE MISCONCEIVED ADVENTURE,WHICH DRAWS HIM INTO AN UNWILLING ALLIANCE WITH THE GRAND CAIRO.THIS ENTERPRISE GOES BIZARRLY WRONG,BUT OUT OF THE SHAMBLES COMES THE KEY TO LIFTING THE PLAGUE.



Used availability for M John Harrison's In Viriconium

Hardback Editions

October 1982 : UK Hardback
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Title: In Viriconium
Author(s): M John Harrison
ISBN: 0-575-03212-X / 978-0-575-03212-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Paperback Editions

March 1984 : UK Paperback
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Title: In Viriconium (Unicorn)
Author(s): M John Harrison
ISBN: 0-04-823247-5 / 978-0-04-823247-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
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February 1983 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Floating Gods
Author(s): M John Harrison
ISBN: 0-671-41513-1 / 978-0-671-41513-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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