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Titel: THE UPLIFT WAR
Verlag: Phantasia Press, West Bloomfield, MI
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: First edition, first printing
Inscribed by Brin on the title page, "Brown - good luck! - David Brin 12/87 La Jolla." Hugo Award winner, 1988. Publisher's promotional letter laid in. Tiny spots of light foxing along the upper edge of the text block, else fine in fine and bright dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 26558
Inhaltsangabe: As galactic armadas clash in quest of the ancient fleet of the Progenitors, a brutal alien race seizes the dying planet of Garth. The various uplifted inhabitants of Garth must battle their overlords or face ultimate extinction. At stake is the existence of Terran society and Earth, and the fate of the entire Five Galaxies.
Rezension: Billions of years ago, an alien race known as the Progenitors began the genetically engineered techniques by which non-intelligent creatures are given intelligence by one of the higher races in the galaxy. Once "Uplifted," these creature must serve their patron race before they, in turn, can Uplift other races. Human intelligence, which developed by itself (and brought about the Uplifting of chimpanzees and dolphins), is an affront to the aliens who plan an attack, threatening a human experiment aimed at producing the next Uplift. Such is the premise of this novel, which won the 1988 Hugo Award.
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