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The Companions

(2003)
A novel by

 
Awards
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
Humankind has arrived on Moss to discover if any intelligent native life exists there, and to assess the planet, recently discovered by the Derac, a nomadic space-faring race, for development - and profit. Multi-coloured shapes of dancing light have been spotted; strange sounds are heard in the night; the researchers name them the Mossen and send for a linquist to ascertain if it is evidence of intelligent life. Jewel Delis has accompanied her half-brother Paul to this verdant paradise. Her task is to help Paul decipher the strange language of the Mossen - but she has a secret mission too. A new law on Earth means the imminent massacre of all beasts great and small, so Jewel must discover if Moss holds the promise of sanctuary for the doomed animals - once humankind's beloved companions. Time is running out for Jewel's creatures, but it might be running out for Humanity too: the Planet Moss, itself a living entity, is not sure it cares for any of the species currently living on its surface ...

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Hardback Editions

February 2004 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Companions (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author(s): Sheri S Tepper
ISBN: 0-575-07565-1 / 978-0-575-07565-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

September 2003 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Companions: A Novel
Author(s): Sheri S Tepper
ISBN: 0-06-053821-X / 978-0-06-053821-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

March 2005 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Companions (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author(s): Sheri S Tepper
ISBN: 0-575-07628-3 / 978-0-575-07628-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

August 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: The Companions
Author(s): Sheri S Tepper
ISBN: 0-06-053822-8 / 978-0-06-053822-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2004 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Companions (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author(s): Sheri S Tepper
ISBN: 0-575-07566-X / 978-0-575-07566-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

September 2011 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Companions (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author(s): Sheri S Tepper
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Companions: A Novel
Author(s): Sheri S Tepper
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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