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Doomsday Book (1992) [Novel]
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Summary :

For Kivrin, preparing for on-site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity's history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone. For her instructors in the twenty-first century, it meant painstaking calculations and careful monitoring of the rendezvous location where Kivrin would be retrieved.

But a crisis strangely linking past and future strands Kivrin in a bygone age as her fellows try desperately to rescue her. In a time of superstition and fear, Kivrin -- barely of age herself -- finds she has become an unlikely angel of hope during one of history's darkest hours.

Original title: Doomsday Book
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionWorld VersionsTime Travel

Edition #1: Doomsday Book

Doomsday Book (1992)
Awards: Hugo Award: Best Novel (1993), Nebula: Novel (1992)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "A tour de force." The New York Times Book Review
  • "A stunning novel that encompasses both suffering and hope... The best work yet from one of science fiction's best writers." The Denver Post
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Doomsday Book (1993)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 0553562738
Dimensions: 4.3 x 7.0 x 1.4
Pages: 592

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Doomsday Book (1993)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: New English Library
ISBN: 0450579875
Dimensions: 4.4 x 7.1 x 1.6 in
Pages: 650

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