City on Fire by Walter Jon Williams audiobook

City on Fire

By Walter Jon Williams
Read by Emily Woo Zeller

Blackstone Publishing 9780061052132

The Metropolitan Series: Book 2

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Nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula Award, City on Fire returns to the world-city of Metropolitan, a city dominated by plasm, the magical substance capable of both creation and destruction. With her help, Aiah’s lover Constantine has established himself in the metropolis of Caraqui, a nation dominated by corrupt officials, gangsters, and the genetically altered known as the “twisted.” Here they hope to create a revolution in the cosmic order—but first they must fend off treachery, war, and the threat of Taikoen, the “hanged man,” a deadly creature that lives within plasm itself. Aiah must fight not only for her revolution and for her place in the world, but for Constantine’s very soul.

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Summary

Summary

Finalist for the 1998 Hugo Award for Best Novel

Nominated for the 1997 Nebula Award for Best Novel

Nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula Award, City on Fire returns to the world-city of Metropolitan, a city dominated by plasm, the magical substance capable of both creation and destruction.

With her help, Aiah’s lover Constantine has established himself in the metropolis of Caraqui, a nation dominated by corrupt officials, gangsters, and the genetically altered known as the “twisted.” Here they hope to create a revolution in the cosmic order—but first they must fend off treachery, war, and the threat of Taikoen, the “hanged man,” a deadly creature that lives within plasm itself. Aiah must fight not only for her revolution and for her place in the world, but for Constantine’s very soul.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Well-drawn, believable characters give emotional force to this fine novel.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Author Bio: Walter Jon Williams

Author Bio: Walter Jon Williams

Walter Jon Williams has been nominated for every major science fiction award, including Hugo and Nebula award nominations for his novel City on Fire. His books include The Sundering, The Praxis, Destiny’s Way, and The Rift. He lives near Albuquerque, New Mexico, with his wife.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 23.99
Audience: Adult
Language: English