Worldstorm

Worldstorm

by James Lovegrove

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Classic SF—now available as an ebook for the first time!

“When the Worldstorm first stirred in the distant reaches of the earth, the people of the earth were torn asunder and thrown into disarray. For a time, all was panic and terror. But out of this panic and terror and division a new order coalesced, and the four Inclinations were known, and named.”

Or so at least one of the old stories has it. Elder Ayn doesn’t really know why the Worldstorm comes to wreak devastation on the world any more than the next man. But, being a previsionary, he does know the exact time and nature of his death. He will be murdered, and he will do nothing to prevent the killing blow. He also knows why he has left the splendid academic isolation of Stonehaven and gone out into the world, with his scribe Khollo.

The world’s order is breaking down. War is brewing between the Earth and the Fire Inclined. People who can shake the ground with a fist or pull fire out of the air with a simple thought. A storm is coming. And a girl who fears she is Extraordinary is about to learn the truth...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849971980
Publisher: Rebellion Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 09/23/2004
Series: The James Lovegrove Collection
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

James Lovegrove is the author of nearly 60 books, including the New York Times bestselling Pantheon series, the Redlaw novels and the Dev Harmer Missions. He has been shortlisted for numerous awards, including the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the British Fantasy Society Award and the Manchester Book Award. He contributes a regular fiction-review column to the Financial Times.


James Lovegrove is the author of nearly 60 books, including the New York Times bestselling Pantheon series, the Redlaw novels and the Dev Harmer Missions. He has produced five Sherlock Holmes novels and a Conan Doyle/Lovecraft mashup trilogy, The Cthulhu Casebooks. He has also written tie-in novels for the TV show Firefly.

James has sold well over 50 short stories and published two collections, Imagined Slights and Diversifications. He has produced a dozen short books for readers with reading difficulties, and a four-volume fantasy saga for teenagers, The Clouded World, under the pseudonym Jay Amory.

James has been shortlisted for numerous awards, including the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the British Fantasy Society Award and the Manchester Book Award. His short story “Carry The Moon In My Pocket” won the 2011 Seiun Award in Japan for Best Translated Short Story. His work has been translated into fifteen languages, and his journalism has appeared in periodicals as diverse as Literary Review, Interzone, BBC MindGames, All About History and Comic Heroes.

He contributes a regular fiction-review column to the Financial Times and lives with his wife, two sons and tiny dog in Eastbourne.

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