Helliconia spring

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Berkley Books, Nov 1, 1984 - Fiction - 431 pages
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A planet orbiting binary suns, Helliconia has a Great Year spanning three millennia of Earth time: cultures are born in spring, flourish in summer, then die with the onset of the generations-long winter. Helliconia is emerging from its centuries-long winter. The tribes of the equatorial continent emerge from their hiding places and are again able to dispute possession of the planet with the ferocious phagors. In Oldorando, love, trade and coinage are being redisovered, This is the first volume of the Helliconia Trilogy -- a monumental saga that goes beyond anything yet created by this master among today's imaginative writers.

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Review: Helliconia Spring (Helliconia #1)

User Review  - Janna Rice - Goodreads

Very interesting book. I have nothing to say against it; I didn't LOVE it simply because it's very world-driven as opposed to character-driven. I always felt a little bit too removed from the events ... Read full review

Review: Helliconia Spring (Helliconia #1)

User Review  - Van Nuys - Goodreads

A tale about many generations of life on a distant planet. We witness the seasonal change of the planet affecting the lives upon it. Overall a well-written good read, well worth any minor flaws. Read full review


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Brian Aldiss lives in Oxford, England.

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