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The Golden

Lucius Shepard

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ISBN 10: 0929480740 / ISBN 13: 9780929480749
Published by Mark V. Ziesing, 1993
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Limited to 500 SIGNED copies, of which this is #138. The book, dustjacket, and slipcase are all in fine condition. SIGNED by both Shepard and Arnie Fenner (the cover and endpaper designer) on the limitation page. Bookseller Inventory # 1003310004

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Title: The Golden

Publisher: Mark V. Ziesing

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed

Edition: First Edition.

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Winner of the Locus Award.
In the mid nineteenth century, vampires gather at Castle Banat, one of their most sprawling and ancient warrens. Their five-hundred-year breeding project has produced the Golden, a mortal of perfect blood, and they've come to drink from her in a ceremony that will incidentally make her one of the Family. When the girl is found murdered, the clan?s shadowy patriarch calls on the detective Michel Beheim to solve the crime. But Michel has been a vampire for only a short while, and though he was a talented investigator among mortals, he is ill-prepared for the task. Soon he is fighting to survive the bizarre terrors of the labyrinthine castle and the schemes of vampires who guard a secret that may forever alter the world of the undead.

About the Author:

Lucius Shepard was born in the USA in 1947. From the mid-1960s to the early 1980s he lived in various parts of the world and travelled widely. He won the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer in 1985 and has also won the World Fantasy Award twice.

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