ASH: A Secret History

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For the beautiful young woman Ash, life has always been arquebuses and artillery, swords and armour and the true horrors of hand-to-hand combat. War is her job. She has fought her way to the command of a mercenary company, and on her unlikely shoulders lies the destiny of a Europe threatened by the ...

  • Author: Mary Gentle
  • Book Awards

    Won 1 awards in total (1 unique awards)
  • 1 British Science Fiction Association

  • Nominated for 3 (3 unique awards)
  • 1 Locus Fantasy
  • 1 John W. Campbell
  • 1 Arthur C. Clarke

  • Book Award Years
    2001 Locus Fantasy Nominated: Ash: A Secret History
    2001 John W. Campell Award Nominated: Ash: A Secret History
    2001 Authur C. Clark Award Nominated: Ash: A Secret History
    2000 British Science Fiction Association Award Winner: Ash: A Secret History

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    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
    By: Anonymous
    2016-01-19 02:26:04

    Read this and I was very impressed with the story as well as its structure. The commentaries and the letters actually contribute significantly and meaningfully to the story and is not simply a gimmick (even though it may appear to be a gimmick at the earlier parts).

    This is a great long military (low magic, if it can be referred to as that without spoiling the plot) novel. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

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