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Rjurik Davidson Rjurik Davidson i(A34980 works by)
Gender: Male
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Rjurik Davidson has worked as a teacher and writer of short stories, essay, screenplay and reviews. Davidson is an associate editor of Overland and has a Ph.D. in Science and American Politics. Davidson's writing has been short listed for the Ditmar Award and Aurealis Award for Best Short Story. He has published a volume of short stories, The Library of Forgotten Books, and has a novel, Unwrapped Sky, due for publication in 2014.

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y separately published work icon Unwrapped Sky United Kingdom (UK) : Tor , 2014 7027331 2014 single work novel fantasy

'A hundred years ago, the Minotaurs saved Caeli-Amur from conquest. Now, three very different people may hold the keys to the city’s survival.

'Once, it is said, gods used magic to create reality, with powers that defied explanation. But the magic—or science, if one believes those who try to master the dangers of thaumaturgy—now seems more like a dream.

'Industrial workers for House Technis, farmers for House Arbor and fisher folk of House Marin eke out a living and hope for a better future. But the philosopher-assassin Kata plots a betrayal that will cost the lives of godlike Minotaurs; the ambitious bureaucrat Boris Autec rises through the ranks as his private life turns to ashes; and the idealistic seditionist Maximilan hatches a mad plot to unlock the fabled secrets of the Great Library of Caeli Enas, drowned in the fabled city at the bottom of the sea, its strangeness visible from the skies above.

'In a novel of startling originality and riveting suspense, these three people, reflecting all the hopes and dreams of the ancient city, risk everything tor a future that they can only create by throwing off the shackles of tradition and superstition, as their destinies collide at ground zero of a conflagration that will transform the ancient city... or destroy it.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2015 finalist Locus Awards First Novel
y separately published work icon The Library of Forgotten Books Harrogate : PS Publishing , 2010 Z1783384 2010 selected work short story
2010 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Best Collection
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