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    • Knife Children

    • A Story in the World of the Sharing Knife
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Tim Campbell
    • Durée : 5 h
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    Lakewalker Barr Foxbrush returns from two years of patrolling the bitter wilds of Luthlia against the enigmatic, destructive entities called malices, only to find that the secret daughter he'd left behind in the hinterland of Oleana has disappeared from her home after a terrible accusation. The search for her will call on more of Barr's mind and heart than just his mage powers, as he tries to balance his mistakes of the past and his most personal duties to the future. A stand-alone story set in the world of the Sharing Knife.

    Prix : 12,22 €

    • The Spirit Ring

    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 12 h et 30 min
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    In an alternate Renaissance Italy where the church regulates magic and licenses magicians, fiery Fiametta Beneforte wants to be more than her goldsmith-mage father's unpaid apprentice. But when the Duchy of Montefoglia is laid under military and magical siege, she unexpectedly must join with Thur Ochs, a young Swiss miner and foundryman, to tap their skills in both metalwork and necromancy to rescue her father's soul and combat an evil sorcerer.

    Prix : 18,76 €

    • Shards of Honor

    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 8 h et 41 min
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    I>Shards of Honor is the novel in which Lois McMaster Bujold introduced the science-fiction world to Barrayar and Aral Vorkosigan, Beta Colony and Cordelia Naismith. From this beginning the author has created a multigenerational saga spanning time as well as space. Bujold is generally recognized as the current exemplar of the character-based science-fiction adventure story.

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    Prix : 20,52 €

    • Barrayar

    • A Vorkosigan Adventure
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 11 h et 40 min
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    In the wake of interplanetary war, former commander Cordelia Naismith has deserted her own planet to marry the leader of the defeated enemy, Aral Vorkosigan. On his home planet of Barrayar, two rival factions are eyeing the recently vacated throne, and Aral, recently appointed Regent of Barrayar by the Emperor on his deathbed, must stand between them. Lord and Lady Vorkosigan, Aral and Cordelia struggle to establish stability in a fragile government thrown into confusion by the transition of power.

    Prix : 19,87 €

    • The Warrior's Apprentice

    • A Miles Vorkosigan Novel
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 11 h et 17 min
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    Miles Vorkosigan makes his debut in this frenetic coming-of-age tale. At age 17, Miles is allowed to take the entrance exams to the elite military academy; he passes the written but manages, through miscalculation in a moment of anger, to break both his legs on the obstacle course, washing out before he begins. His aged grandfather dies in his sleep shortly after, for which Miles blames himself.

    Prix : 20,11 €

    • Falling Free

    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 8 h et 44 min
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    Leo Graf was just your average highly efficient engineer: mind your own business, fix what's wrong, and move on to the next job. But all that changed on his assignment to the Cay Habitat, where a group of humanoids had been secretly, commercially bioengineered for working in free fall. Could he just stand there and allow the exploitation of hundreds of helpless children merely to enhance the bottom line of a heartless mega-corporation?

    Prix : 18,10 €

    • Penric’s Demon

    • A Fantasy Novella in the World of the Five Gods
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 4 h et 2 min
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    On his way to his betrothal, young Lord Penric comes upon a riding accident with an elderly lady on the ground, her maidservant and guardsmen distraught. As he approaches to help, he discovers that the lady is a Temple divine, servant to the five gods of this world. Her avowed god is the Bastard, "master of all disasters out of season", and with her dying breath she bequeaths her mysterious powers to Penric.

    Prix : 16,76 €

    • The Curse of Chalion

    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Lloyd James
    • Durée : 18 h et 40 min
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    Amidst the decaying splendor and poisonous intrigue of Chalion's ancient capital, Cazaril is forced to confront not only powerful enemies but also the malignant curse that clings to the royal household, trapping him, flesh and soul, in a maze of demonic paradox, damnation, and death for as long as he dares walk the five-fold pathway of the gods.

    Prix : 34,62 €

    • The Prisoner of Limnos

    • A Penric & Desdemona Novella in the World of the Five Gods
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 5 h et 25 min
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    In this sequel novella to Mira's Last Dance, Temple sorcerer Penric and the widow Nikys have finally reached safety in the duchy of Orbas when a secret letter from a friend brings frightening news: Nikys's mother has been taken hostage by her brother's enemies at the Cedonian imperial court, and confined in a precarious island sanctuary. Their own romance still unresolved, Nikys, Penric, and of course Desdemona must infiltrate the hostile country once more.

    Prix : 15,69 €

    • Penric's Fox

    • A Novella in the World of the Five Gods (Penric and Desdemona, Book 3)
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 4 h et 29 min
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    Some eight months after the events of Penric and the Shaman, Learned Penric, sorcerer and scholar, travels to Easthome, the capital of the Weald. There he again meets his friends Shaman Inglis and Locator Oswyl. When the body of a sorceress is found in the woods, Oswyl draws him into another investigation, and they must all work together to uncover a mystery mixing magic, murder, and the strange realities of Temple demons.

    Prix : 15,69 €

    • Decision Points

    • De : Orson Scott Card, Kevin J Anderson, Lois McMaster Bujold, and others
    • Lu par : Nathan Dunford
    • Durée : 14 h et 6 min
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    Life is full of decision points - those key moments when what we decide can change everything for better or for worse. These 20 tales describe such instances in young people's lives, ranging from tragic to triumphant, from horror to fantasy to science fiction. Written by authors new and old, those known for Young Adult writing and those known for Adult novels, a few new and barely known at all, these stories will make you think, make you laugh, make you feel angry, sad, determined, etc. as you examine choices and consequences.

    Prix : 23,93 €

    • Mira's Last Dance

    • A Penric & Desdemona Novella in the World of the Five Gods
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 3 h et 25 min
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    In this sequel to the novella Penric's Mission, the injured Penric, a Temple sorcerer and learned divine, tries to guide the betrayed General Arisaydia and his widowed sister, Nikys, across the last 100 miles of hostile Cedonia to safety in the Duchy of Orbas. In the town of Sosie, the fugitive party encounters unexpected delays, and even more unexpected opportunities and hazards, as the courtesan Mira of Adria comes to the fore with her own special expertise.

    Prix : 16,76 €

    • Penric and the Shaman

    • The Penric & Desdemona Series, Book 2
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 4 h et 32 min
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    In this novella set in the World of the Five Gods and four years after the events in Penric's Demon, Penric is a divine of the Bastard's Order as well as a sorcerer and scholar, living in the palace where the Princess-Archdivine holds court. His scholarly work is interrupted when the Archdivine agrees to send Penric, in his role as sorcerer, to accompany a "Locator" of the Father's Order, assigned to capture Inglis, a runaway shaman charged with the murder of his best friend.

    Prix : 16,76 €

    • Penric's Mission: A Novella in the World of the Five Gods

    • Penric & Desdemona, Book 3
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 5 h et 32 min
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    Learned Penric, a sorcerer and divine of the Bastard's Order, travels across the sea to sunlit Cedonia on his first covert diplomatic mission, to attempt to secure the services of a disaffected Cedonian general for the Duke of Adria. However, nothing is as it seems. Penric is betrayed and thrown into a dungeon, and worse follows for the general and his kin.

    Prix : 16,76 €

    • Paladin of Souls

    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Kate Reading
    • Durée : 16 h et 17 min
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    Three years have passed since the widowed Dowager Royina Ista found release from the curse of madness that kept her imprisoned in her family's castle of Valenda. Her newfound freedom is costly, bittersweet with memories, regrets, and guilty secrets, for she knows the truth of what brought her land to the brink of destruction. And now the road, escape, beckons...A simple pilgrimage, perhaps. Quite fitting for the Dowager Royina of Chalion.

    Prix : 27,70 €

    • Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen

    • The Miles Vorkosigan Adventures, Book 17
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 12 h et 40 min
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    Future imperfect: Three years after her famous husband's death, Cordelia Vorkosigan, widowed vicereine of Sergyar, stands ready to spin her life in a new direction. Oliver Jole, admiral, Sergyar Fleet, finds himself caught up in her web of plans in ways he'd never imagined, bringing him to an unexpected crossroads in his life. Meanwhile, Miles Vorkosigan, one of Emperor Gregor's key investigators, this time dispatches himself on a mission of inquiry into a mystery he never anticipated - his own mother.

    Prix : 23,47 €

    • Proto Zoa

    • Five Early Short Stories
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 3 h et 37 min
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    Protozoa is a word from biology via the Greek, meaning "first animals". These short stories were indeed among the first life spontaneously generated in Lois McMaster Bujold's nascent writing career. Along with an introduction by the author, this collection features the short stories "Barter", "Garage Sale", "The Hole Truth", "Dreamweaver's Dilemma", and "Aftermaths".

    Prix : 16,76 €

    • The Vor Game

    • A Miles Vorkosigan Novel
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 11 h et 1 min
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    Miles Vorkosigan graduates from the Barrayaran Military Academy with high expectations of ship command, but is disappointed with an assignment as meteorologist to Lazkowski Base, an arctic training camp. His tenure in the windy, snow-covered north is cut short when Miles narrowly averts a massacre between the trigger-happy base commander and mutinous recruits. After a brief stay under 'house arrest', Miles is re-assigned to investigate a suspicious military build-up near a wormhole nexus.

    Prix : 19,87 €

    • Captain Vorpatril's Alliance

    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 16 h et 39 min
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    Captain Ivan Vorpatril is happy with his relatively uneventful bachelor's life as a staff officer to a Barrayaran admiral. Cousin to imperial troubleshooter Miles Vorkosigan, Ivan is not far down the hereditary list for the emperorship. Thankfully, new heirs have directed that headache elsewhere, leaving Ivan to enjoy his life on Komarr, far from the Byzantine court politics of his home system. But when an old friend in Barrayaran intelligence asks Ivan to protect an attractive young woman who may be on the hit list of a criminal syndicate, his chivalrous nature takes over. It seems danger and adventure have once more found Captain Vorpatril.

    Prix : 19,87 €

    • The Sharing Knife, Volume 2

    • Legacy
    • De : Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Lu par : Bernadette Dunne
    • Durée : 12 h et 57 min
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    Filled with magic, heroism, and all-too-human characters, Bujold's Sharing Knife saga is both a gripping adventure and a poignant romance. In this second volume, Fawn Bluefield, the clever farm girl, and Dag Redwing Hickory, the seasoned Lakewalker soldier-sorcerer, are newly married. Their arrival at Dag's home on Hickory Lake Camp is met with prejudice and suspicion, as many in the camp deny the literal bond between Dag and Fawn, woven in blood in the Lakewalker magical way.

    Prix : 20,71 €

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