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The Quincunx of Time

The Quincunx of Time

(1973)
(A book in the Haertel Scholium series)
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Earth is Queen of the Universe, but someone is trying to destroy her.By shattering time forever! Travel at light speeds is common, & Earth is first in the universe, reigning over many worlds. But in order to rule effectively, Captain Robin Weinbaum, head of Security, needed an extremely advanced communications s ystem. He got it w/the Dirac transmitter, the first machine capable of sending instantaneous messages anywhere in the universe. The only problem was that someone called J. Shelby Stevens had a machine that could do the impossible--tap the transmissions before they were even made! It was Weinbaum's job to find Stevens. And unless he did, time would be abolished & the universe closed to Earth forever!

 
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Hardback Editions

May 1975 : UK Hardback
Title: Quincunx of Time
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-571-10707-9 / 978-0-571-10707-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

1983 : USA Paperback
Title: The Quincunx of Time
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-380-65185-8 / 978-0-380-65185-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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1976 : UK Paperback
Title: The Quincunx of Time
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-09-913220-6 / 978-0-09-913220-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books
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