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The family trade

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Tor Books , New York
Murder victims" families -- Fiction., Inheritance and succession -- Fiction., Women journalists -- Fic
StatementCharles Stross.
GenreFiction.
SeriesMerchant princes ;, bk. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6119.T79 F36 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3305753M
ISBN 100765309297
LC Control Number2004049576

The Family Trade is atrocious. It remains to date the worst book I've ever read. Nothing is resolved, or even close. This isn't a case of a few loose ends, this is a case of the author was as annoyed as I was with the plot and characters and couldn't be bothered to finish the rest of this disaster/5.

First, the plots and schemes within plots and schemes are terribly opaque. Second, they're not made clearer by the book stopping so abruptly without a firm conclusion. This seems to be an editorial decision - apparently The Family Trade and its sequel "The Hidden Family" were originally written as one novel, but were published seperately/5().

Second, they're not made clearer by the book stopping so abruptly without a firm conclusion. This seems to be an editorial decision - apparently The Family Trade and its sequel "The Hidden Family" were originally written as one novel, but were published seperately.

I hope that once I've read The Hidden Family things will be made much clearer/5(). Second, they're not made clearer by the book stopping so abruptly without a firm conclusion.

This seems to be an editorial decision - apparently The Family Trade and its sequel "The Hidden Family" were originally written as one novel, but were published seperately.

I hope that once I've read The Hidden Family things will be made much clearer/5(). The world built in The Family Trade is awesome - both in the art (all the little details!) and in the storied history (a floating conglomeration of ships that is eventually built up into a massive The family trade book The story is fast-paced - it starts and stays with action, and 4/5(5).

I'm not sure when I bought this book but it was quite some time ago. I had just finished the trilogy by Ludwig Huna (if you liked Eco, you'll love Huna if you can find his books) and was scanning the book shelves when I spotted Family Trade in the corner/5.

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She is fired when she stumbles over a money-laundering scheme that her bosses have a stake in, and then discovers that she is the long lost child of a family of Merchant Princes from an 5/5(5).

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Editions for The Family Trade: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Hardcover published in ), The Family Trade is the first book of Charles Stross' alternate history, science fiction series The Merchant placed fifth in the annual Locus Poll for best fantasy novel as well as winning the Sidewise Award for Alternate History a year later (as part of Stross's "Merchant Princes" sequence) [1].

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