Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book (nominee)
Bountiful is a sun-scorched, inhospitable planet, offering only one comfort to its small band of human colonists: the powerful intoxicant they create from native plants an export to other worlds. But an unspeakable disaster devastates the colony. Six of its children are found dead, their bodies marked in a bizarre parody of the puberty rites of the Dancers, Bountiful's enigmatic sentient race. Even more horrifying is the news that the murderers are not the Dancers--but eight other children of the colony.

What happens when small children are changed by their environment, made into something other, not wholly human or alien? What will become of a society irrevocably torn by nightmarish acts carried out by its most innocent members? And how far will one young man go in his obsessive quest to bring healing to eight shattered children...even if he must cross the boundaries of death itself?





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October 1994 : UK Hardback
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Title: Alien Influences
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June 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Alien Influences
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October 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: Alien Influences
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ISBN: 1-85798-105-7 / 978-1-85798-105-6 (UK edition)
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May 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Alien Influences
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