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The Sunless Countries

(2009)
(The fourth book in the Virga series)
A novel by

 
 
In an ocean of weightless air where sunlight has never been seen, only the running lights of the city of Pacquaea glitter in the dark. One woman, Leal Hieronyma Maspeth, history tutor and dreamer, lives and dreams of love among the gaslit streets and cafés. And somewhere in the abyss of wind and twisted cloud through which Pacquaea eternally falls, a great voice has begun speaking.

As its cold words reach even to the city walls - and as outlying towns and travelers' ships start to mysteriously disappear - only Leal has the courage to try to understand the message thundering from the distance. Even the city's most famous and exotic visitor, the sun lighter and hero named Hayden Griffin, refuses to turn aside from his commission to build a new sun for a foreign nation. He will not become the hero that Leal knows the city needs; so in the end, it is up to her to listen, and ultimately reply, to the worldwasp.

Genre: Science Fiction

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August 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Sunless Countries: Book Four of Virga
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
ISBN: 0-7653-2076-2 / 978-0-7653-2076-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2012 : Paperback
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Title: [(The Sunless Countries)] [ By (author) Karl Schroeder ] [May, 2012]
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
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May 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Sunless Countries: Book Four of Virga (Virga (4))
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
ISBN: 0-7653-2847-X / 978-0-7653-2847-2 (USA edition)
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August 2010 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Sunless Countries
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
ISBN: 0-7653-6044-6 / 978-0-7653-6044-1 (USA edition)
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Audio Editions

August 2009 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Sunless Countries: Book Four of Virga
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
ISBN: 1-4272-0695-3 / 978-1-4272-0695-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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August 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Sunless Countries: Book Four of Virga
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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August 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Sunless Countries: Book Four of Virga
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Kindle Editions

August 2009 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Sunless Countries: Book Four of Virga
Author(s): Karl Schroeder
Publisher: Tor Books
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