Knight Moves

Knight Moves

by Walter Jon Williams

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BN ID: 2940013889903
Publisher: World Domination, Ltd.
Publication date: 12/21/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 652,003
File size: 249 KB

About the Author

Walter Jon Williams is an award-winning author who has been listed on the best-seller lists of the New York Times and the Times of London. He is the author of twenty-nine novels and three collections of short fiction.

His first novel to attract serious public attention was Hardwired (1986), described by Roger Zelazny as "a tough, sleek juggernaut of a story, punctuated by strobe-light movements, coursing to the wail of jets and the twang of steel guitars." In 2001 he won a Nebula Award for his novelette, “Daddy’s World,” and won again in 2005 for “The Green Leopard Plague.”

Walter's subject matter has an unusually wide range, and include the glittering surfaces of Hardwired, the opulent tapestries of Aristoi, the bleak future police novel Days of Atonement, and the pensive young Mary Shelley of the novella "Wall, Stone, Craft," which was nominated for a Hugo, Nebula, and a World Fantasy Award.

His latest work is The Fourth Wall, a near-future thriller set in the world of alternate reality gaming.

Walter has also written for the screen and for television, and has worked in the gaming field. He was a writer for the alternate reality game Last Call Poker, and has scripted the recent mega-hit Spore.

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Knight Moves 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
aulsmith on LibraryThing 22 days ago
Humans can have immortality, but only if they leave Earth to avoid over-populating it. On a colony planet they discover an non-sentient species that can teleport. Unraveling the mystery of the teleportation makes for an surprise ending and an interesting meditation on immortality
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