World's End

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Bluejay Books, Jan 1, 1984 - Fiction - 230 pages
18 Reviews
BZ Gundhalinu, police officer of the Hegemony, has lost his love,Moon Dawntreader Summer, now the Summer Queen. His new assignment is Four, a planet of great mineral wealth. The unchartered wildnerness known as World's End has swallowed up countless numbers of prospectors, including BZ's brothers. BZ sets out for World's End to rescue his brothers and restore his family's honor and lost wealth.

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Review: World's End (The Snow Queen Cycle #2)

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

World's End is not as intricately plotted as The Snow Queen, and though it's much shorter, the plot drags more slowly in places. One character, Spadrin, seems to exist solely to annoy the reader for ... Read full review

Review: World's End (The Snow Queen Cycle #2)

User Review  - Kaye - Goodreads

BZ is a character from an earlier book. He has his share of problems. I could have done without the graphic sex scene. Read full review

About the author (1984)

Joan D. Vinge, 1948 - Joan Dennison Vinge was born April 2, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland to Seymour W. Dennison, an engineer, and Carol Erwin, an executive secretary. Vinge attended San Kiego State University and received a B.A. in anthropology, with highest honors. She was married to author Vernor S. Vinge from 1972-1979. Vinge began writing professionally in 1973 and her first story, "Tin Soldier," appeared in Orbit 14 in 1974. Her story, "Eyes of Amber," won the 1977 Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novelette. Her novel "The Snow Queen" won the Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel in 1981, "Psion" was named a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association and "Return of the Jedi Storybook" was the #1 bestseller on the New York Times Book Review List for two months.

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