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Constantine, Storm
WRAETHTHU
book-date: 1993
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1993
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Trade paperback
Sam Rakeland
$17.95
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TOR/ORB: trade paperback ("First Orb edition November 1993", number sequence is complete: 0987654321.) Cover by Sam Rakeland. 5-1/2" by 8-1/4", 800 pages, price $17.95. Condition is near-Fine: very tight and square, with flat spine; light wear (trace of curl) to right side/corners of front cover; age tanning is negligable. No stamps, marks, or writing - this looks unread.

An omnibus edition of Storm Constantine's "Wraeththu" trilogy, containing The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit (1987), The Bewitchments of Love and Hate (1988), and The Fulfilments of Hate and Desire (1989.) (The dates are for first British publication; American TOR paperback editions were in 1990 and 1991.) These were her first 3 books.

(from the back cover): "In this powerful and elegant story set in a future Earth very different from our own, an new kind of human has evolved to challenge the dominion of Homo sapiens. This new breed is stronger, smarter, and far more beautiful than their parent race, and are endowed with psychic as well as physical gifts. They are destined to supplant humanity as we know it, but Humanity won't die without a struggle." The Encyclopedia of Fantasy says that the series "explores sexuality, violence, and the nature of gender in a post-holocaust world."