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The Many-Coloured Land

(1981)
(The first book in the Pliocene Exiles series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Prometheus Award Best Novel (nominee)
Hugo Best Novel (nominee)
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book (nominee)
Nebula Awards Best Novel (nominee)
When a one-way time tunnel to Earth's distant past, specifically six million B.C., was discovered by folks on the Galactic Milieu, every misfit for light-years around hurried to pass through it. Each sought his own brand of happiness. But none could have guessed what awaited them. Not even in a million years....
THE SAGA OF PLIOCENE EXILE
Volume I:THE MANY-COLORED LAND
Volume II:THE GOLDEN TORC
Volume III:THE NONBORN KING
Volume IV:THE ADVERSARY
. . . and don't miss A PLIOCENE COMPANION


Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"Altogether enchanting and engrossing...it stirs the mind and engages the feelings. I was captivated by its glamorous, sinister movement through the misty forests of Earth's true past." - Fritz Leiber

"Vivid...I stayed up two nights running to finish it. The book grips the reader and doesn't let go." - Vonda N McIntyre

"Julian May has woven a many-coloured tapestry of exotic adventure...I anticipate with pleasure its further unrolling in the book to come." - Roger Zelazny


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