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The Cold Commands
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Del Rey
Publication date September 25, 2012
Pages 496
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780345493071
ISBN-10 0345493079
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Kirkus Reviews  • Fantasy Book Critic


“Pulpy and hard-core, but with a heart of gold.”—io9

The otherworldly Kiriath once used their advanced technology to save the world from the dark magic of the Aldrain, only to depart as mysteriously as they arrived. Now one of the Kiriath’s uncanny machines has fallen from orbit, with a message that humanity once more faces a grave danger: the Ilwrack Changeling, a boy raised to manhood in the ghostly realm of the Gray Places. Wrapped in sorcerous slumber on an island that drifts between this world and the Gray Places, the Ilwrack Changeling is stirring. When he wakes, the Aldrain will rally to him and return in force. But with the Kiriath long gone, humankind’s fate now depends on warrior Ringil Eskiath and his few, trusted allies. Undertaking a perilous journey to strike first against the Ilwrack Changeling, each of them seeks to outrun a haunted past and find redemption in the future. But redemption won’t come cheap. Nor, for that matter, will survival.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780345493064
 
from Del Rey (October 11, 2011)
9780345493064 | details & prices | 496 pages | 6.50 × 10.00 × 1.75 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $26.00
Paperback
Book cover for 9780345493071
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Del Rey (September 25, 2012)
9780345493071 | details & prices | 496 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $16.00
About: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYKirkus Reviews  • Fantasy Book Critic“Pulpy and hard-core, but with a heart of gold.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781400118441 Book cover for 9781400168446
 
With Simon Vance (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Tantor Media Inc (October 11, 2011)
9781400118441 | details & prices | 6.25 × 5.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $54.99
About: With The Steel Remains, award-winning science fiction writer Richard K.
With Simon Vance (other contributor) | Mp3 una edition from Tantor Media Inc (October 11, 2011)
9781400168446 | details & prices | 5.50 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $39.99

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