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  • Author:
    Gwyneth Jones
  • ISBN:
    0575077158
  • ISBN13:
    978-0575077157
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  • Publisher:
    Gollancz (June 8, 2006)
  • Pages:
    376 pages
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    Fantasy
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Given that, I approached Rainbow Bridge with a little bit of anxiety because as the last book in the sequence (at least, to date) I wanted it to be something really special.

Ships from and sold by BOOK- LAND. Band of Gypsys (GollanczF. Given that, I approached Rainbow Bridge with a little bit of anxiety because as the last book in the sequence (at least, to date) I wanted it to be something really special. And, dear readers, it was something special. If you have followed the adventures of The Rock and Roll Reich as far as this last book then almost nothing will surprise you about the directions that Jones chooses for her characters.

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Used availability for Gwyneth Jones's Rainbow Bridge. Title: Rainbow Bridge (GOLLANCZ . April 2007 : UK Paperback.

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Gwyneth Jones (born 14 February 1952) is an English science fiction and fantasy writer and critic, and a young adult/children's writer . Book 3 of The Aleutian Trilogy. London: Gollancz, 2001. London: Gollancz, 2006 (paper).

Gwyneth Jones (born 14 February 1952) is an English science fiction and fantasy writer and critic, and a young adult/children's writer under the name Ann Halam. Book 1 in the Bold As Love Cycle; Arthur C. Clarke Award winner, 2002; BSFA nominee, 2001; British Fantasy Award nominee, 2002. Castles Made of Sand. London: Gollancz, 2002. Book 2 in the Bold As Love Cycle; British Science Fiction Award nominee, 2002.

Gwyneth Jones lives in Brighton with her husband and son. She won the Arthur C. Clarke Award for BOLD AS LOVE and was shortlisted for MIDNIGHT LAMP; CASTLES MADE OF SAND was shortlisted for the British Science Fiction Award. She is the previous winner of the James Tiptree Memorial Award and two World Fantasy Awards; five of her previous books have been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

Manufacturer: Gollancz Release date: 12 April 2007 ISBN-10 : 0575079762 ISBN-13: 9780575079762.

Band of Gypsys is a science fiction novel by British writer Gwyneth Jones, published in 2005

Band of Gypsys is a science fiction novel by British writer Gwyneth Jones, published in 2005. It is the fourth of Jones' five book "Bold as Love" sequence (all named after works related to Jimi Hendrix) Plot summary. In the last pages of Midnight Lamp a secret military test of the Neurobomb went live, and the altered-brain neuronauts died in the act of wiping out the planet’s reserves of fossil fuel.

It's the final curtain call for Fiorinda, the flame-haired rock princess, Guinevere to Ax Preston's King Arthur and Sage Pender's Sir Lancelot. Together, the Triumvirate have fought to save their Britain, and America—indeed, the whole world—from the depradations of a collapsed economy and environmental meltdown. Together they have fought the evil magic of Fiorinda's wizard father; they have explored the depths and heights of of ultimate consciousness, the fusion between mind and the world. And they have discovered a love that goes back centuries, and lives. But is all this enough to save a world that has fallen apart at the seams, a world that has given itself over to the dark side?

Hulis
I was really pretty disappointed by Band of Gypsys, which was a surprise, given how much I have enjoyed the rest of the series. Given that, I approached Rainbow Bridge with a little bit of anxiety because as the last book in the sequence (at least, to date) I wanted it to be something really special.

And, dear readers, it was something special. If you have followed the adventures of The Rock and Roll Reich as far as this last book then almost nothing will surprise you about the directions that Jones chooses for her characters. Older, wiser but still themselves-- Ax, Sage and Fiorinda take on the new world order and come to their own kind of peace with the new rulers of England.

As with the rest of these books, the goal of these characters isn't a perfect happy ending. These three are looking for joy to go with their compromise, and they'll take it imperfect rather than not take it at all. There is something about creating a safe space to live their lives and something else about marrying questions about gender/politics/national identity into a strange mix of utopianism and unvarnished reality. These "near future" books are somewhere between science fiction and fantasy. Interestingly, the more fantastical elements are never the point of the stories, but more elements in the tapestry that allow Jones to work out the characters and ideas.

Start with Bold As Love. End here. The entire sequence is well worth reading. I plan to circle back and pick up Jones' earlier work which is (unfortunately) largely out of print.
Kajishakar
Chinese invasion fifth man isn't. Triumvirate terror weapon takedown deal.

Rainbow Bridge suffers a little from being overly long, as does the whole series I think. A few too many pointless scenes here and there. This book being 370 odd pages of your small sixties typeface type print.

Following on from the end of the last Ax has to come to an accomodation with the Chinese leadership, and the various militant factions in part of Britain to stop more war and slaughter. While this is going on, Fiorinda is pregnant. Sage is mostly along for the ride and assistance, with a bit of tech thrown in.

The dullish midsection is redeemed by the latter part of the book, though.