In the Garden of Iden

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Macmillan, Dec 27, 2005 - Fiction - 336 pages
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This is the first novel in what has become one of the most popular series in contemporary SF, now back in print from Tor. In the 24th century, the Company preserves works of art and extinct forms of life (for profit of course). It recruits orphans from the past, renders them all but immortal, and trains them to serve the Company, Dr. Zeus. One of these is Mendoza the botanist. She is sent to Elizabethan England to collect samples from the garden of Sir Walter Iden.
But while there, she meets Nicholas Harpole, with whom she falls in love. And that love sounds great bells of change that will echo down the centuries, and through the succeeding novels of The Company.

 

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User Review  - maureene87 - LibraryThing

When a team of immortal cyborgs from the future travel to Mary Tudor’s England, surely nothing can go wrong? This is a beautifully written, devastating book. Definitely for adults, I’d say–certain ... Read full review

In the Garden of Iden

User Review  - Neal Wyatt - Book Verdict

Sharing with Willis and Finney the ability to capture readers beyond the sf genre, Baker's first novel in "The Company" series moves steadily, is intricately plotted, and, like Willis's book, is witty ... Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE
1
CHAPTER TWO
9
CHAPTER THREE
20
CHAPTER FOUR
42
CHAPTER FIVE
45
CHAPTER SIX
53
CHAPTER SEVEN
63
CHAPTER EIGHT
84
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
164
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
176
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
198
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
213
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
237
CHAPTER NINETEEN
245
CHAPTER TWENTY
260
CHAPTER TWENTYONE
271

CHAPTER NINE
94
CHAPTER TEN
107
CHAPTER ELEVEN
114
CHAPTER TWELVE
130
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
153
CHAPTER TWENTYTWO
291
CHAPTER TWENPYTHREE
301
CHAPTER TWENTYFOUR
321
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About the author (2005)

KAGE BAKER has been an artist, actor, and director at the Living History Centre and has taught Elizabethan English as a Second Language. Born in 1952 in Hollywood, she lives in Pismo Beach, California, the Clam Capital of the World.

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