Tightly bound

//Tightly bound
  • He knew he was a prince and that he was riding a white horse.  But who he was and how he had got there, he had no idea. In a world operated by no logic that he could fathom, the prince needed all the help he could get.  So it was lucky that the horse told him things - even though it always denied it could speak!
  • Book I of The Clifton Chronicles. The epic tale of Harry Clifton’s life begins in 1920, with the words “I was told that my father was killed in the war.” A dock worker in Bristol, Harry never knew his father, but he learns about life on the docks from his uncle, who expects Harry to join him at the shipyard once he’s left school. But then an unexpected gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys’ school, and his life will never be the same again. As he enters into adulthood, Harry finally learns how his father really died, but the awful truth only leads him to question, was he even his father? Is he the son of Arthur Clifton, a stevedore who spent his whole life on the docks, or the firstborn son of a scion of West Country society, whose family owns a shipping line?  
  • Itale Sorde leaves his beloved Malafrena for the revolutionary ferment of Krasnoy.  His life is shaped by a radical journal, an affair with  a Baroness, insurrection, imprisonment and flight - and the sweeping changes wrought on Europe in the shadow of Napoleon. LeGuin's first mainstream novel.
  • This volume contains: Flatlander, Larry Niven; The Crime and Glory of Commander Suzdal, Cordwainer Smith; Overproof, Jonathon Blake Mackenzie; Poor Planet, J. T. McIntosh; Shamar's War, Kris Neville; The Tactful Saboteur, Frank Herbert; Ministry of Disturbance, H. Beam Piper.
  • For a game the Gods have given the world twelve Swords of Power, so that they might be amused as the nations go to war for possession of them. But Vulcan Swordmaker has had his little joke: the Swords can kill the Gods themselves. What began as a Divine jest has become all too serious. Now the Gods want their Swords back - but even the Gods must tread carefully when faced with Swords of Power...Cover art by Howard Chaykin.

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    Religious Tract Society - improving stories for children. Research shows that this was published in 1936 after the author's death in 1923.