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Thessaly: The Complete Trilogy (The Just City, The Philosopher Kings, Necessity)

Author: Walton, Jo

Publisher: Tor Books

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Thessaly: The Complete Trilogy (The Just City, The Philosopher Kings, Necessity) : For the first time, Jo Walton's critically acclaimed, genre-defying trilogy Thessaly - The Just City, The Philosopher Kings, and Necessity - is available in softcover, in a single-volume edition.

The goddess Athena thought she was creating a utopia. Populate the island of Thera with extraordinary men, women, and children from throughout history, and watch as the mortals forge a harmonious society based on the tenets of Plato's Republic.

Meanwhile, following his famous spurning by a nymph, Athena's ever-curious brother Apollo has decided to live a mortal human life on the island, in an effort to gain a better understanding of humanity.

But as both Athena and Apollo soon discover, even the Just City is susceptible to the iron law that nothing ever happens as planned. And there are sins in Paradise, mortal and divine, far graver than the everyday ones.

In an epic encompassing sandy Mediterranean shores and the farthest reaches of the galaxy, Victorian England and Renaissance Italy, gods and humans argue, fight, love, and most of all, learn from one another, in critically-acclaimed author Jo Walton's unique exploration of the human condition,Thessaly.

Category   Subject
Fiction   Alternative History
Fiction   Fantasy
Fiction   Science Fiction

ISBN 13:9780765399007
ISBN 10:0765399008
Size:9.19" l x 5.98" w x 2.06" h
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