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A Stone In Heaven (Flandry #8)

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FLANDRY IS BACK

This is the culmination of the greatest adventure series in the history of science fiction.

With A Stone In Heaven Poul Anderson has brought the career of Dominic Flandry full cycle. From the beginning Flandry has piece by piece mortgaged his soul that the Long Night of galactic barbarism might be held off just a little longer. Now, face to face with his pers
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Mass Market Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 1st 1985 by Ace (first published October 1979)
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Darth Fierce
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You could be my hero, if you can find me this Dutch edition, artwork by Michael Whelan.

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Peter
May 11, 2012 Peter rated it liked it
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Flandry - should re-read these
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It is an easy read, and gives one some things to ponder about concerning empire and government. Perhaps superficially the book explores the tension between loyalty to a decaying empire and to people (alien or otherwise). I did think the romance that ensued was perhaps out of place, and the book would have been fine without it. Overall it was a good diversion with some food for thought.
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Jul 27, 2010 Charles rated it really liked it
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This is one of the last of the Dominic Flandry books and I didn't like it quite as well as some of the earlier ones. It was still quite enjoyable though.
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Pseudonym A. A. Craig, Michael Karageorge, Winston P. Sanders, P. A. Kingsley.

Poul William Anderson was an American science fiction author who began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century. Anderson also authored several works of fantasy, historical novels, and a prodigious number of short stories. He received numerous a
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