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y Eyes of the Calculor single work   novel   science fiction  
Is part of Greatwinter Trilogy Sean McMullen 1999-2001 series - author (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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'In space, the enigmatic Mirrorsun has begun to spin. Immense solar sails are pushing vast amounts of energy into its ancient orbital band, energy that could tear it apart–or be directed down at Earth. Already the hypnotic Call has ceased, and all electrical machines have been reduced to molten metal. A religious prophet has risen and is attempting to bring together the entire continent of Australica under her rule.

'Meanwhile, her diesel-powered sailwing shot down by religious fanatics, the American princess Samondel is forced to set aside her trade-seeking mission and disguise herself as a student. Her only friends are a disgraced monk who is a member of the secret police and a beautiful young librarian who is a dangerous and unstable psychopath. From these unlikely friendships she must form an alliance between two continents and two species, and prevent ultimate war.

'Fundamentally, unexpectedly, things are changing everywhere. As catastrophe looms and civilization begins to crumble, the Dragon Librarians of Australica have just one means left to hold their world together: to kidnap every numerate person on the continent and rebuild their out-of-date human-powered computer–the Calculor.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Book 3 of the Greatwinter Series.
  • Dedication: for Sensai Alexander Albert...who is not a monk
  • Steampunk

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      • Publisher: Tor
      New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Tor , 2001 .
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      Extent: 589p.
      ISBN: 0765345129

Works about this Work

Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 79-80)

— Review of Eyes of the Calculor Sean McMullen 2001 single work novel
A Modern Genre Bruce Gillespie , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 239 2002; (p. 52-53)

— Review of Eyes of the Calculor Sean McMullen 2001 single work novel
Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 79-80)

— Review of Eyes of the Calculor Sean McMullen 2001 single work novel
A Modern Genre Bruce Gillespie , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 239 2002; (p. 52-53)

— Review of Eyes of the Calculor Sean McMullen 2001 single work novel
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