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The Night Watch

(2006)
(The first book in the Night Watch series)
A novel by

 
 
Walking the streets of Moscow, indistinguishable from the rest of its population, are The Others. The Others are magicians, possessors of supernatural powers and capable of entering the Twilight, a shadowy world that exists in parallel to our own, each Other owes allegiance either to the Dark or the Light. The two factions, having long before realised that open struggle can only create chaos and disaster, coexist in an uneasy truce, each side aware of, and keeping a close eye on, the other's activities around the city. Their aim is not mutual destruction, but rather the maintenance of the precarious balance between good and evil. Anton, a young Other, who owes allegiance to the Light, is a Night Watch agent, newly seconded to patrol the streets and metro of the city, to protect ordinary people from the vampires and magicians of the Dark. On his rounds, Anton comes across a young woman, Svetlana, who he realises is under a powerful curse that threatens the entire city, and a boy, Egor, a young Other, as yet unaware of his own enormous power, whom Anton narrowly saves from vampires. Anton is assigned a partner, Olga, a powerful female Other who is trapped in the form of an owl in punishment for a past error of judgement. Together with their colleagues in the Night Watch, they struggle to remove Svetlana's curse and to protect Egor from the vampires that pursue him. Set in a vividly realised post-Soviet Russia, where vampires operate under license and Good and Evil exist in a Cold War-like balance of power, "The Night Watch" is a page-turning fantasy thriller, an international bestseller that represents the most original writing in its genre since Anne Rice's "An Interview With a Vampire"...

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Hardback Editions

July 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Night Watch
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 0-434-01609-8 / 978-0-434-01609-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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Paperback Editions

December 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Night Watch: Book One
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 0-06-231009-7 / 978-0-06-231009-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
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April 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Nightwatch
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 1-4000-2512-5 / 978-1-4000-2512-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Seal Books
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July 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Night Watch: (Night Watch 1)
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 0-09-948992-9 / 978-0-09-948992-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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December 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Night Watch
Author(s): Sergei Lukianenko
ISBN: 0-385-66365-X / 978-0-385-66365-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday of Canada
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July 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Night Watch
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 0-434-01412-5 / 978-0-434-01412-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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July 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Night Watch
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 1-4013-5979-5 / 978-1-4013-5979-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Miramax Books / Hyperion
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Audio Editions

June 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Night Watch
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 1-5012-6408-7 / 978-1-5012-6408-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Night Watch
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 1-4558-8364-6 / 978-1-4558-8364-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Night Watch
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 1-4558-8403-0 / 978-1-4558-8403-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2012 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Night Watch
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 1-4558-8442-1 / 978-1-4558-8442-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2012 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Night Watch
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN: 1-4558-8481-2 / 978-1-4558-8481-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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January 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Night Watch: Watch, Book 1
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
Publisher: Audible Studios
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January 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Night Watch: Watch, Book 1
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
Publisher: Audible Studios
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December 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Night Watch: Watch, Book 1
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Night Watch: Book One
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
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July 2009 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Night Watch: (Night Watch 1) (Night Watch Trilogy)
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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June 2009 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Nightwatch
Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
Publisher: Seal Books
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