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The iron dragon's daughter

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A brilliant new hard fantasy novel from the Nebula Award-winning author of Stations of the Tide. A young slave escapes from a factory that makes parts for flying fighting machines, only to find herself in a world where the challenges are more complex and the emotional strains much worse.
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Grouped Work ID 94aaee5a-5bb7-362a-5627-0468341bb772
Grouping Title iron dragon s daughter
Grouping Author swanwick michael
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-12 04:17:48AM
Last Indexed 2019-02-21 04:43:10AM

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display_description A New York Times Notable Book: "Examines the industrial revolution, the Vietnam War, racism and sexism, and the escapist dreams of genre fantasy. A truly great anti-fantasy." -China Miv̌ille Jane is trapped as a changeling in an industrialized Faerie ruled by aristocratic high elves and populated by ogres, dwarves, night-gaunts, and hags. She is the only human in a factory where underage forced labor builds cybernetic, magical dragons that are weaponized and sent off to war. When the damaged dragon Melanchthon tempts Jane with promises of freedom, the stage is set for a daring escape that will shake the foundations of existence. Combining alchemy and technology, a coming-of-age story like no other, The Iron Dragon's Daughter takes place against a dystopic mindscape of dark challenges and class struggles that force Jane to make costly decisions at every turn. A finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, and the 1994 Locus Award, The Iron Dragon's Daughter a is one-of-a-kind melding of grimdark fantasy and cyberpunk grit from the Nebula Award-winning author of Stations of the Tide. It engages the reader in a nihilistic world in which nothing is as it seems and everything comes at a steep and often horrific price.
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subject_facet Abused children -- Fiction, Dragons -- Fiction, Electronic books, Fantastic fiction
title_display The iron dragon's daughter
title_full Iron Dragon's Daughter [electronic resource] Swanwick, Michael., The iron dragon's daughter / Michael Swanwick
title_short The iron dragon's daughter
topic_facet Abused children, Dragons, Electronic books