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Ancillary Sword

By Ann Leckie
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The hotly anticipated sequel to the science fiction debut that everybody's talking about. Ancillary Justice was widely compared to Iain M. Banks and Ursula Le Guin, was the winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the British Science Fiction Association Award, a James Tiptree Honour and the Kitschies' Golden Tentacle, and is currently shortlisted for the Hugo Awards, the Philip K. Dick Award and the Nebula Award.

JUSTICE FOR ALL

Breq - the soldier who used to be a spaceship - is serving the emperor she swore to destroy. She's been given her own warship, her own crew and ordered to the only place in the galaxy she would have agreed to go: to Athoek Station, to protect the family of the lieutenant she murdered in cold blood.

Athoek was annexed by the Empire some six hundred years ago, and by now everyone is fully 'civilised'. Or should be - but everything is not as tranquil as it appears. Old divisions are still troublesome, Athoek Station's AI is restless and it looks like the alien Presger might have taken an interest in what's going on. With no guarantees that their interest is benevolent.

Biographical Notes

The record-breaking winner of the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke and British Science Fiction Association Awards for her debut novel, Ann Leckie lives in St Louis, Missouri, with her husband, children and cats. You can find her website at www.annleckie.com or chat to her on Twitter at @Ann_Leckie.

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Leckie proves she's no mere flash in the pan with this follow-up to her multiple-award-winning debut space opera, Ancillary Justice — Kirkus Reviews
So good, and so unexpected - at once a first-rate space opera and the best science fictional exploration of gender since The Left Hand of Darkness. — Weekend Herald
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