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Published by A.F. Stoddard and Co. Ltd. in Elderslie, Johnstone, Scotland .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/08460 (N)
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Pagination70 p. :
Number of Pages70
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Open LibraryOL1141153M
LC Control Number94110658

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The Carpet Makers was the second novel by him that I read after Lord of All Things. Usually one book is enough to comprehend, appreciate and like an author, but after finishing The Carpet Makers, I realized the scope of Eschbach's imaginative horizon and I came to like him even more/5(93).

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Carpet-makers take several wives, each chosen for the beauty and color of her hair. Since a carpet-maker can have only one heir, he is obliged to kill any surplus male children. Traders take the carpets to the spaceport, where they are loaded aboard Imperial ships and conveyed to the Emperor’s palace.

Andreas Eschbach quickly became one of my favorite Sci-Fi authors. The Carpet Makers was the second novel by him that I read after Lord of All Things.

Usually one book is enough to comprehend, appreciate and like an author, but after finishing The Carpet Makers, I realized the scope of Eschbach's imaginative horizon and I came to like him even /5(58).

The Carpet Makers is admirable for several reasons, avoiding some common pitfalls to Science Fiction books but also stumbling a few times near the a clear parallel to the stitching of a carpet, the book weaves together a plethora of individual stories focusing on separate characters to form a tableaux of a massive interstellar empire/5(16).

THE CARPET MAKERS Andreas Eschbach, Author, trans. from the German by Doryl Jensen. Tor $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Set on a low-tech world where the main industry is the.

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Andreas Eschbach was born in Ulm,his first novel, Die Haarteppichknüpfer (The Hair Carpet Makers), won one of the highest awards of German science fiction, the second novel, Solarstation, won the other great German science fiction award, the Kurd Laßwitz third novel, Jesus Video, won both of them, /5(14).

The book starts small with just one family, a family of traditional hair carpet makers, the patriarch spending his entire life to make just one carpet from the hair of his wives and daughters, allowed to have only one son to train to take on his craft /5(35).

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY MAR 7, Set on a low-tech world where the main industry is the manufacture of carpets of human hair, German SF author Eschbach's first novel forms a grim mosaic of stories of myriad people and cultures trapped in stagnation by one powerful man's petty anger.4/5(4).

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Author Information. Andreas Eschbach was born in Ulm, Germany. Inhis first novel, Die Haarteppichknüpfer ('The Hair Carpet Makers'), won one of the highest awards of German science fiction, the SFCD-Literaturpreis.

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"The Carpet Makers" (ISBN ), a novel by Andreas Eschbach published in by Tor Books, is an English translation of the German "Die Haarteppichknüpfer" ()." (ISBN ), a novel by Andreas Eschbach published in by Tor Books, is an English translation of the German "Die Haarteppichknüpfer" (). Few science-fiction works have the concentrated power to move as Andreas Eschbach’s The Carpet Makers.

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