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To Conquer Chaos

By John Brunner

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Lying on the face of the world like a sore, nearly round, more than three hundred miles in circumference. No man crosses its boundary and only twisted monsters emerge to kill indiscriminately. What is the secret of the barrenland?

The barrenland lay on the face of the world like a sore, nearly round, more than three hundred miles in circumference. It had been there so long that it was endured, as were the twisted monsters that wandered out of the barrenland and killed.

Conrad, living on the edge, had visions of a time when the barrenland was a rich region full of powerful, magical people-people who travelled to other worlds. He was ruled by a burning need to know what none could tell him: the explanation of the mysterious visions which had plagued him all his life.

Then he met Jervis Yanderman, a soldier who knew of these visions. Yanderman was convinced there was an island in the barrenland where people still clung to life.

And Yanderman knew that a man had come out of it . . . within living memory!

First published in 1964.

Biographical Notes

John Brunner (1934-1995) was a prolific British SF writer. He was a winner of the Hugo Award (for Stand on Zanzibar), the British Science Fiction Award and the Prix Apollo.

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  • ISBN: 9780575101296
  • Publication date: 29 Sep 2011
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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