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The Mountains Of Mourning - Lois McMaster Bujold
The Mountains Of Mourning
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Miles Vorkosigan is sent to a small mountain village to investigate the murder of an infant, killed because she had a physical defect. Miles must deal with deep-seated prejudice against “mutants” and uncover the real killer in this novella that won both the Hugo Award and Nebula Award. ("The... show more
Miles Vorkosigan is sent to a small mountain village to investigate the murder of an infant, killed because she had a physical defect. Miles must deal with deep-seated prejudice against “mutants” and uncover the real killer in this novella that won both the Hugo Award and Nebula Award. ("The Mountains of Mourning" takes place three years after THE WARRIOR'S APPRENTICE in the Vorkosigan series)
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B004O4C13W
Edition language: English
Series: Vorkosigan Saga (Publication order) 3 (#5)
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5.0 The Mountains of Mourning
What can I say? This novella was brilliant, touching. It made me tear up. It effectively addressed a tough issue intelligently. I thought the resolution at the end was perfect and just. At its heart this novella is a mystery- and a good one. Bujold's writing is beautiful. I love her turn of p...
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5.0 The Mountains of Mourning by Lois McMaster Bujold
This novella takes place 3 years after "The Warrior's Apprentice", right after Miles graduates from the Military Academy. What I absolutely love about the Vorkosigan-saga is the range of topics, the variety of genres - and ultimately the very human story it tells. In this case, Miles, 20 years old...
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4.0 Great Man's Son Syndrome
~~Moved from GR~~ Mountains of Mourning (Vorkosigan Saga ~#3.5, Miles Vorkosigan ~1.5) (novella; can be found solo, in Young Miles, and in Borders of Infinity) by Lois McMaster Bujold Miles Vorkosigan, crippled son of the Prime Minister and a new graduate from the academy, is looking forward to ...
shosho
shosho rated it
This novella was even better than the novels.
target acquired
target acquired rated it
4.0
i'm getting old - i'm 42! that is definitely old to a lot of people. happily, i've always felt i was born old so getting older doesn't really bother me. but what does bother me is the idea that in a couple decades my viewpoint may have become so inflexible, so stubbornly outmoded, that my opinion wi...
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