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Windhaven

(1981)
A novel by

 
 
“Told with a true storyteller’s voice: clear, singing, persuasive, and wonderfully moving . . . a truly wonderful book.”—Jane Yolen
 
From #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin and acclaimed author Lisa Tuttle comes a timeless tale that brilliantly renders the struggle between the ironbound world of tradition and a rebellious soul seeking to prove the power of a dream.
 
Among the scattered islands that make up the water world of Windhaven, no one holds more prestige than the silver-winged flyers, romantic figures who cross treacherous oceans, braving shifting winds and sudden storms, to bring news, gossip, songs, and stories to a waiting populace. Maris of Amberly, a fisherman’s daughter, wants nothing more than to soar on the currents high above Windhaven. So she challenges tradition, demanding that flyers be chosen by merit rather than inheritance. But even after winning that bitter battle, Maris finds that her troubles are only beginning. Now a revolution threatens to destroy the world she fought so hard to join—and force her to make the ultimate sacrifice.
 
“Martin and Tuttle make wonderful professional music together . . . shifting easily from moments of almost unbearable tension to others of sheer poetry and exhilaration.”—Fort Worth Star-Telegram
 
“A powerful flight of the imagination . . . an entirely enjoyable reading experience, wrought by a pair of writers noted for excellence.”—Roger Zelazny
 
“It’s romance. It’s science fiction. It’s beautiful.”—A. E. van Vogt
 
“I didn’t mean to stay up all night to finish Windhaven, but I had to!”—Anne McCaffrey

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"I didn't mean to stay up all night to finish Windhaven but I had to! Lisa Tuttle and George R R Martin have created a fine science fiction adventure that could only have happened on one planet - Windhaven." - Anne McCaffrey


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Used availability for Lisa Tuttle's Windhaven

Hardback Editions

September 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Windhaven - The Graphic Novel
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 1-78773-141-3 / 978-1-78773-141-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Titan Comics
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August 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Windhaven (Graphic Novel)
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 0-553-39366-9 / 978-0-553-39366-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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September 2008 : USA Library Binding

Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 1-4395-4916-8 / 978-1-4395-4916-2 (USA edition)
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May 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: Windhaven (Bantam Spectra Book)
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 0-553-80123-6 / 978-0-553-80123-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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April 1981 : USA Hardback
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 0-671-25277-1 / 978-0-671-25277-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Timescape
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Paperback Editions

2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 1-4732-0895-5 / 978-1-4732-0895-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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February 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 1-4732-0894-7 / 978-1-4732-0894-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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October 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Windhaven: A Novel
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 0-345-53549-9 / 978-0-345-53549-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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April 2003 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 0-553-57790-5 / 978-0-553-57790-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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November 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 1-85798-940-6 / 978-1-85798-940-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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October 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 0-575-04395-4 / 978-0-575-04395-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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August 1983 : USA Paperback
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin
ISBN: 0-671-49616-6 / 978-0-671-49616-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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May 1982 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 0-671-83082-1 / 978-0-671-83082-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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February 1982 : UK Paperback
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
ISBN: 0-450-04666-4 / 978-0-450-04666-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Audio Editions

October 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Random House Audio
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October 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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October 2012 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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October 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Random House Audio
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October 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Kindle Editions

September 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Titan
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August 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Windhaven (Graphic Novel)
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Bantam
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February 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Windhaven
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Gollancz
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April 2003 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Windhaven: A Novel (Bantam Spectra Book)
Author(s): George R R Martin, Lisa Tuttle
Publisher: Bantam
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA