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Nova Swing

(2006)
(The second book in the Light series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book
British Fantasy Society Best Novel (nominee)
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
Philip K Dick Award Best Book
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel (nominee)
It is some time after Ed Chianese's trip into the Kefahuchi Tract. A major industry of the Halo is now tourism. The Tract has begun to expand and change, but, more problematically, parts of it have also begun to fall to earth, piecemeal, on the Beach planets. We are in a city, perhaps on New Venusport or Motel Splendido: next to the city is the event site, the zone, from out of which pour new, inexplicable artefacts, organisms and escapes of living algorithm - the wrong physics loose in the universe. They can cause plague and change. An entire department of the local police, Site Crime, exists to stop them being imported into the city by adventurers, entradistas, and the men known as 'travel agents', profiteers who can manage - or think they can manage -the bad physics, skewed geographies and psychic onslaughts of the event site. But now a new class of semi-biological artefact is finding its way out of the site, and this may be more than anyone can handle.

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Hardback Editions

November 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: Nova Swing (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author(s): M John Harrison
ISBN: 0-575-07027-7 / 978-0-575-07027-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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November 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Nova Swing (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author(s): M John Harrison
ISBN: 0-575-07969-X / 978-0-575-07969-4 (UK edition)
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December 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Nova Swing
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ISBN: 0-553-59086-3 / 978-0-553-59086-9 (USA edition)
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September 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: Nova Swing
Author(s): M John Harrison
ISBN: 0-553-38501-1 / 978-0-553-38501-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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November 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Nova Swing (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author(s): M John Harrison
ISBN: 0-575-07028-5 / 978-0-575-07028-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Audio Editions

October 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Nova Swing
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October 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Nova Swing
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2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Nova Swing
Author(s): M John Harrison
ISBN: 1-4361-2451-4 / 978-1-4361-2451-5 (USA edition)
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Kindle Editions

September 2012 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Nova Swing
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Publisher: Gollancz
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September 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Nova Swing (Kefahuchi Tract Trilogy Book 2)
Author(s): M John Harrison
Publisher: Gollancz
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September 2007 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Nova Swing
Author(s): M John Harrison
Publisher: Bantam
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