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Ethan of Athos (1986) [Novel]
by Lois McMaster Bujold Rating: Weighted - 7.4 / Average - 7.4 of 10 (22 votes) (Rate!)
Reviews: 3 (show them) Review!

Series: Vorkosigan
Part: 6

Summary (From the publisher):

You might think that an obstetrician on a planet forbidden to women would be underemployed...

No so; Dr. Ethan Urquhart, Chief of Biology at the Severin District Reproduction Center, is one of the busiest men on the planet of Athos. That is, until a mysterious genetic crisis threatens Athos with extinction.

Drafted to brave the wider universe in quest of new ovarian tissue cultures, Ethan braces himself for his first encounter with alien beings...women. But not in his wildest imaginings is he prepared for an alliance with Commander Elli Quinn, an utterly gorgeous free mercenary intelligence officer, who has her own secret interests in Athos's problems.

Original title: Ethan of Athos
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionAdventureSpace Opera
FictionScience FictionSex & Gender Roles

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Miles, Mystery & Mayhem (2003) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: Lois McMaster Bujold

Edition #1: Ethan of Athos

Ethan of Athos (1986)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Ethan of Athos is an entertaining, and out-of-the-ordinary, romp." Faren Miller
  • "Bujold has created a compellingly attractive protagonist in Dr. Ethan Urquhart...Bujold's third remarkable novel in a year in highly recommended for all SF collections." Booklist
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Ethan of Athos (1989)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing
ISBN: 0747231273
Dimensions: 4.4 x 7.1 x 0.8 in
Pages: 237

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