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By Schism Rent Asunder
By David Weber and Oliver Wyman (narrator)
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Publisher St Martins Pr
Publication date July 22, 2008
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781427204295
ISBN-10 1427204292
Dimensions 2.25 by 5.25 by 5.50 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $69.95
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In David Weber's By Schism Rent Asunder, the world has changed. The mercantile kingdom of Charis has prevailed over the alliance designed to exterminate it. Armed with a multitude of small technological improvements—better sailing vessels, better guns, better devices of all sorts—Charis faced the combined navies of the rest of the world at Darcos Sound and Armageddon Reef, and broke them. Despite the implacable hostility of the Church of God Awaiting, Charis still stands, still free, still tolerant, still an island of innovation in a world in which the Church has worked for centuries to keep humanity locked at a medieval level of existence.


But the powerful men who run the Church aren’t going to take their defeat lying down. Charis may control the world’s seas, but it barely has an army worthy of the name. And as King Cayleb knows, far too much of the kingdom’s recent good fortune is due to the secret manipulations of the being that calls himself Merlin—a being that, the world must not find out too soon, is more than human. A being whose very existence is the result of a centuries-ago final desperate roll of the dice. A being on whose shoulders rests the last chance for humanity’s freedom.


 

Now, as Charis and its archbishop make the rift with Mother Church explicit, the storm gathers. Schism has come to the world of Safehold. Nothing will ever be the same.





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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780765315014
 
from Tor Books (July 22, 2008)
9780765315014 | details & prices | 510 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.75 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $25.95
About: New Hardcover with dust jacket
Paperback
Book cover for 9780330521598 Book cover for 9780765353986 Book cover for 9781447295419
 
from Pan Macmillan (May 21, 2015)
9781447295419 | details & prices | 736 pages | List price $25.35
from Pan Macmillan (May 6, 2011)
9780330521598 | details & prices | 608 pages | List price $15.30
About: In the nine centuries since the creation of the world, the Church of God Awaiting has grown all-powerful as the keeper of men's souls.
from Tor Science Fiction (June 1, 2009)
9780765353986 | details & prices | 723 pages | 4.50 × 6.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $8.99
About: The sequel to the New York Times best seller Off Armageddon Reef The world has changed.
Miscellaneous
from Tor Books (April 1, 2010)
9781429930079 | details & prices | 512 pages | List price $7.99
CD/Spoken Word
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With Oliver Wyman (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from St Martins Pr (July 22, 2008)
9781427204295 | details & prices | 5.25 × 5.50 × 2.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $69.95
About: In David Weber's By Schism Rent Asunder, the world has changed.

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