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Title: The Bruising of Qilwa

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Title: The Bruising of Qilwa Title Record # 3061501
Author: Naseem Jamnia
Date: 2022-08-09
Language: English
Note: 42K words according to Kobo USA as of 2022-07-26. The author calls it a novella but it appears to be a bit too long to qualify as one. This short novel is an expanded version of the novelette "Nothing Less Than Bones"
Synopsis: Fizur and their family flee to a neighbouring country, when the harassment of their nationality escalates to killings. Fizur is a magic user, but has to hide exactly which kind. Established as a healer in their new home, they discover that a new kind of disease is spreading.
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Place Year and Award Category
Nomination 2023 World Fantasy Best Novella
Finalists 2023 Locus Best First Novel
Nominations Below Cutoff
According to the voting statistics released on 2024-01-20, there were 35 nominations with 18.23 final points.
2023 Hugo Best Novella


Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Bruising of Qilwa 2022-08-09 Naseem Jamnia Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-378-1
$15.95?$: US dollar
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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The Bruising of Qilwa 2022-08-09 Naseem Jamnia Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-379-8
$9.99?$: US dollar
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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