Love is made of more than mere flesh and blood....
Tanith Lee is one of the most thought-provoking and imaginative authors of our time. In this unforgettably poignant novel, Lee has created a classic tale--a beautiful, tragic, erotic, and ultimately triumphant love story of the future.
For sixteen-year-old Jane, life is a mystery she despairs of ever mastering. She and her friends are the idle, pampered children of the privileged class, living in luxury on an Earth remade by natural disaster. Until Jane's life is changed forever by a chance encounter with a robot minstrel with auburn hair and silver skin, whose songs ignite in her a desperate and inexplicable passion.
Jane is certain that Silver is more than just a machine built to please. And she will give up everything to prove it. So she escapes into the city's violent, decaying slums to embrace a love bordering on madness. Or is it something more? Has Jane glimpsed in Silver something no one else has dared to see--not even the robot or his creators? A love so perfect it must be destroyed, for no human could ever compete?
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Set in another world, this is a story of a protected teenager going against her mother's will. Jane runs away with an android, but as she tries to leave the city with him, they are betrayed and he is taken. Jane tries to kill her self, but realises she has to live, and that life will go on.
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS LTD, 1986. Book Condition: Good. paperback / softback. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP84650934
Book Description HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS LTD, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Good, used condition. Pages well attached and clean. A reading copy. Bookseller Inventory # 041416004
Book Description Unwin, 1986. paperback / softback. Book Condition: fine. 1st edition 1st printing paperback, new In stock shipped from our UK warehouse. Bookseller Inventory # 17359