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Memory of Water

(2014)
A novel by

 
Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book (nominee)
Philip K Dick Award Best Book (nominee)
An amazing, award-winning speculative fiction debut novel by a major new talent, in the vein of Ursula K. Le Guin.

Global warming has changed the world's geography and its politics. Wars are waged over water, and China rules Europe, including the Scandinavian Union, which is occupied by the power state of New Qian. In this far north place, seventeen-year-old Noria Kaitio is learning to become a tea master like her father, a position that holds great responsibility and great secrets. Tea masters alone know the location of hidden water sources, including the natural spring that Noria's father tends, which once provided water for her whole village.

But secrets do not stay hidden forever, and after her father's death the army starts watching their town - and Noria. And as water becomes even scarcer, Noria must choose between safety and striking out, between knowledge and kinship.

Imaginative and engaging, lyrical and poignant, Memory of Water is an indelible novel that portrays a future that is all too possible.

 
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Hardback Editions

May 2014 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Memory of Water
Author(s): Emmi Itaranta
ISBN: 0-00-752991-0 / 978-0-00-752991-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Voyager
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Paperback Editions

July 2015 : UK Paperback
Title: Memory of Water
Author(s): Emmi Itaranta
ISBN: 1-4448-2470-8 / 978-1-4448-2470-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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February 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Memory of Water
Author(s): Emmi Itaranta
ISBN: 0-00-752994-5 / 978-0-00-752994-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
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May 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Memory of Water
Author(s): Emmi Itaranta
ISBN: 0-00-752992-9 / 978-0-00-752992-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Memory of Water: A Novel
Author(s): Emmi Itaranta
ISBN: 0-06-232615-5 / 978-0-06-232615-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Voyager
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Memory of Water: A Novel
Author(s): Emmi Itaranta
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

May 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Memory of Water
Author(s): Emmi Itaranta
Publisher: HarperVoyager
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