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Call to the Edge (1992) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

If you had a window on the afterlife, would you kill to gaze through it? How can a man armoured only in green vines capture a desert fortress? How can a 19th Century piano vituoso begin her career after she dies? If refugee Trojans built Rome, what might refugees from the fall of Rome build? McMullen gives fantastic but feasible technologies to real people, then invites us to stand back and observe.


  • The Colours of the Masters
  • The Eyes of the Green Lancer
  • Destroyer of Illusions
  • Alone in His Chariot
  • The Deciad
  • Pax Romana
  • While the Gate Is Open
  • The Devils of Langenhagen
  • The Dominant Style

Original title: Call to the Edge
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasy
FictionScience Fiction

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Edition #1: Call to the Edge

Call to the Edge (1992)
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Language: English

  • "Intriguing storytelling, full of wit and fascinating scientific detail, marked by a sureness of touch and a sense of wonder ... rich in the best the genre has to offer." The Australian
  • "An eccentricity far more intriguing than The Difference Engine." Interzone
  • "This is science fiction in its purest form. Every story is a celebration of ideas, an exploration of worlds both new and old, transformed by technologies rendered feasible with the help of McMullen's pragmatic style. Call to the Edge delivers the goods." Nemesis
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Call to the Edge (1992)

ISBN: 1875346066

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