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K-Machines / Damien Broderick
Bib ID 3669984
Format BookBook
Author
Broderick, Damien, 1944-
 
Description New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, c2006 
319 p. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 9781560258056
1560258055
Series

Players in the contest of worlds ; 2.

Summary

"A 20-something student from a world not quite the same as ours, August Seebeck tumbled into a vastly larger universe, and learned that he and his turbulent siblings, and the breathtaking Lune and others still stranger, are Players in the Contest of Worlds. They are mysteriously transformed humans whose ancient task is an enigmatic battle with the dread, passionate K-Machines. Now crisis deepens. Empowered with a potent killing device of his own, August finds himself flung from world to world in a brutal and baffling game, with entire universes at stake and very little idea of the rules. Only two things are clear: his beloved Lune is not who she seemed, and August's pivotal role is no chance accident."--BOOK JACKET.

Awards Aurealis awards: Best science fiction novel, 2006 
Subjects Games -- Fiction.  |  Australian
Form/genre Science fiction.

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