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Nine Layers of Sky

(2003)
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In such novels as The Poison Master and Empire of Bones, Liz Williams sparked readers' imaginations by creating worlds at once strange and familiar. Now this bold new writer delivers a profound and provocative look at human nature in a timely novel of a nation--and a world--torn asunder, and of a hope that refuses to die.

Nine Layers of Sky

A former Soviet rocket scientist, Elena Irinovna now cleans office buildings--until she crosses paths with Ilya Muromyets. A remnant of Russia's glorious and fabled past, Ilya is an eight-hundred-year-old hero turned heroin addict, dreaming of a death that never comes. They are brought together by a strange artifact Elena has found, which offers a glimpse into another dimension, creating a dangerous breach in a world Elena only thought she knew...

Ilya is no stranger to the unexplained. He's been hired by a mysterious organization to track down the artifact. But nothing prepares him for what it offers--or for a woman like Elena. Fighting their own inner demons as well as those from across the breach, Ilya and Elena embark on a harrowing trip between nations and worlds. And for the first time the man of myth and the woman of science discover that they have a dream to defend--and even die for...

Genre: Science Fiction

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Used availability for Liz Williams's Nine Layers of Sky

Hardback Editions

August 2003 : USA Hardback

Title: Nine Layers of Sky
Author(s): Liz Williams
ISBN: 1-4177-1642-8 / 978-1-4177-1642-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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Paperback Editions

January 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Nine Layers of Sky
Author(s): Liz Williams
ISBN: 0-330-41249-3 / 978-0-330-41249-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
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May 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Nine Layers of Sky
Author(s): Liz Williams
ISBN: 1-4050-0563-7 / 978-1-4050-0563-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
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August 2003 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Nine Layers of Sky
Author(s): Liz Williams
ISBN: 0-553-58499-5 / 978-0-553-58499-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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