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The Many-Coloured Land

(1981)
(The Many-Colored Land)
(The first book in the Pliocene Exiles series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
1983 Prometheus Award (nominee)
1982 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee)
1982 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
1982 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award (nominee)
1981 Nebula Award for 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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