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Ancillary Justice

(2013)
(The first book in the Imperial Radch series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book
Hugo Best Novel
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
Nebula Awards Best Novel
British Science Fiction Association Best Book
Philip K Dick Award Best Book (nominee)

The record-breaking debut novel that won every major science fiction award in 2014, Ancillary Justice is the story of a warship trapped in a human body and her search for revenge.

Ann Leckie is the first author to win the Arthur C. Clarke, the Nebula and the Hugo Award for Best Novel in the same year.

They made me kill thousands, but I only have one target now.

The Radch are conquerors to be feared - resist and they'll turn you into a 'corpse soldier' - one of an army of dead prisoners animated by a warship's AI mind. Whole planets are conquered by their own people.
The colossal warship called The Justice of Toren has been destroyed - but one ship-possessed soldier has escaped the devastation. Used to controlling thousands of hands, thousands of mouths, The Justice now has only two hands, and one mouth with which to tell her tale.
But one fragile, human body might just be enough to take revenge against those who destroyed her.

'ENGAGING AND PROVOCATIVE'
SFX Magazine

'UNEXPECTED, COMPELLING AND VERY COOL'
John Scalzi

'HIGHLY RECOMMENDED'
Independent on Sunday

'MIND-BLOWING'
io9.com

'THRILLING, MOVING AND AWE-INSPIRING'
Guardian

'UTTER PERFECTION, 10/10'
The Book Smugglers

'ASTOUNDINGLY ASSURED AND GRACEFUL'
Strange Horizons

'ESTABLISHES LECKIE AS AN HEIR TO BANKS'

Elizabeth Bear

The Imperial Radch trilogy begins with Ancillary Justice, continues in Ancillary Swordand concludes with Ancillary Mercy.
Also available now: Provenance is a stunning standalone adventure set in the same world as Ancillary Justice. NPR calls it 'A fitting addition to the Ancillary world'.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"Establishes Leckie as an heir to Banks and Cherryh." - Elizabeth Bear

"Unexpected, compelling and very cool. Ann Leckie nails it...I've never met a heroine like Breq before. I consider this a very good thing indeed." - John Scalzi


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Hardback Editions

January 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch)
Author(s): Ann Leckie
ISBN: 1-4104-7586-7 / 978-1-4104-7586-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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Paperback Editions

October 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ancillary Justice: THE HUGO, NEBULA AND ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD WINNER: 1 (Imperial Radch)
Author(s): Ann Leckie
ISBN: 0-356-50240-6 / 978-0-356-50240-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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September 2013 : Paperback
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October 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, 1)
Author(s): Ann Leckie
ISBN: 0-316-24662-X / 978-0-316-24662-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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Audio Editions

November 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Ancillary Justice Lib/E (Imperial Radch Series, 1)
Author(s): Ann Leckie
ISBN: 1-5491-7672-2 / 978-1-5491-7672-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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November 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Ancillary Justice: The Imperial Radch Series, book 1 (Imperial Radch Series, 1)
Author(s): Ann Leckie
ISBN: 1-5491-7674-9 / 978-1-5491-7674-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette B and Blackstone Audio
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November 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Ancillary Justice
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August 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Ancillary Justice: The Imperial Radch series, Book 1
Author(s): Ann Leckie
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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August 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Ancillary Justice: The Imperial Radch series, Book 1
Author(s): Ann Leckie
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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August 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Ancillary Justice: The Imperial Radch series, Book 1
Author(s): Ann Leckie
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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Kindle Editions

October 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch Book 1)
Author(s): Ann Leckie
Publisher: Orbit
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October 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ancillary Justice: THE HUGO, NEBULA AND ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD WINNER (Imperial Radch Book 1)
Author(s): Ann Leckie
Publisher: Orbit
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