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Book Information: Road to Corlay, the

Road to Corlay, the (1978) [Novel]
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Series: White Bird of Kinship, the
Part: 1

Summary (From the publisher):

The Drowning, the great rising of the seas, had left Britain as seven island kingdoms; a thousand years later, their people occupied a medieval world dominated by the Church Militant. To the ancient city of York came Old Peter the Tailspinner and the Boy, Tom, whose unearthly piping could bring men joy and sorrow beyond imagining. It was Tom's martyrdom on the walls of York that established a movement that would sweep the world, and a message of hope - the legend of the White Bird of Kinship.

Twenty years on, the Kin are many, and their persecution by the Church ferocious. And from a misty time before the Drowning others watch in helpless fascination as the wing beat of the White Bird is heard across the world to come...

Original title: The Road to Corlay
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionReligionMessianic
FictionScience FictionBleak FuturesEcological Disasters

Notes:

  • Later editions included the prequel novella, hugo and nebula award nominee "Piper at the Gates of Dawn."

Edition #1: Road to Corlay, the

Road to Corlay, the (1978)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Road to Corlay, the (1986)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Pocket Books
ISBN: 0671612131
Pages: 239

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Road to Corlay, the (1986)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Futura
ISBN: 0708881955
Pages: 202

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Road to Corlay, the (1979)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Pocket Books
ISBN: 0671829173
Pages: 239

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Road to Corlay, the (1979)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Pan
ISBN: 0330256971
Pages: 156

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Road to Corlay, the (1978)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages: 211
Notes: Book club edition

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Road to Corlay, the (1978)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Gollancz
ISBN: 057502481X
Pages: 158

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