The Mountains of Mourning (Vorkosigan Saga)by Lois McMaster Bujold
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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 Mountains of Mourning" takes place three years after THE WARRIOR'S APPRENTICE in the Vorkosigan series).
Novella chronology: "The Mountains of Mourning", "Weatherman", "Labyrinth", "The Borders of Infinity", "Winterfair Gifts"
“superb far-future saga”
- Publishers Weekly on the 'Vorkosigan' series
“Bujold has a gift, nearly unique in science fiction, for the comedy of manners.”
- Chicago Sun Times
Meet the Author
Lois McMaster Bujold was born in 1949, the daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction. She now lives in Minneapolis, and has two grown children. She began writing with the aim of professional publication in 1982. She wrote three novels in three years; in October of 1985, all three sold to Baen Books, launching her career. Bujold went on to write many other books for Baen, mostly featuring her popular character Miles Naismith Vorkosigan, his family, friends, and enemies. Her books have been translated into twenty-one languages. Her fantasy from Eos includes the award-winning Chalion series and the Sharing Knife series. http://www.dendarii.com
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