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Jackal Bird
by Michael Barley

Subject: Science Fiction
Publisher: Tesseract Books (Canada)

Edition Our Price inc. p&p Status
first edition hardback, 298pp, ISBN 1895836115, 1995 N/A out of stock
paperback, 298pp, ISBN 1895836077, 1995 UK: £14.95
Europe: £18.94
USA: £21.14
Elsewhere: £21.89
in stock

Jackal Bird cover

    As richly evocative and endlessly inventive as anything by Ursula K. LeGuin, Jackal Bird marks the debut of an important new voice in science fiction.
    Spider Robinson

On the new world of Isurus, the remnants of indigenous life give way to the terraforming colonists. The children play complex war games, mimicking the conflicts of past generations that struggled for power, and discover the painful reality of war. But these dangerous games are good preparation for the violent times ahead.