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The Blue World 

The Blue World (1966)
A novel by Jack Vance

 
Over twelve generations the descendents of a space crash on a world completely covered in water had managed to adapt to their marine culture. Living in villages built on giant clumps of sea plants, they survived on the flora and fauna of the sea. But they have always been at the mercy of the kragen - gigantic squid-like monsters that prey on their fish flocks, and on them. The biggest of these is King Kragen, with whom the colonists can communicate, who has to be appeased. But one man has had enough of a life of slavery and sacrifice. But how can he convince his fellow men that King Kragen must be killed? And how can that be achieved in a world without weapons?

Genre: Science Fiction
 
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Hardback Editions

1979 : Hardback
Title: The Blue World
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0934438153 / 9780934438155 (USA edition)
Publisher: Underwood Miller
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Paperback Editions

February 2003 : Paperback
Title: The Blue World (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0575073489 / 9780575073487 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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March 1983 : Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Blue World (DAW Books, No. 527)
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0879978171 / 9780879978174 (USA edition)
Publisher: DAW Books
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April 1977 : Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Blue World
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0345257847 / 9780345257840 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Del Rey
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May 1976 : Paperback
Title: The Blue World (Mayflower Science Fantasy)
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0583124976 / 9780583124973 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grafton
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Kindle Editions

May 2012 : Kindle edition
Title: The Blue World
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: B0084IV5GI
Publisher: Spatterlight Press LLC
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September 2011 : Kindle edition
Title: The Blue World (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: B006FIH8RE
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK   

 


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