New York: BloomsburyUSA, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. N.B. The US edition preceded the UK edition by two weeks. Clarke's debut novel was the winner of the 2005 Hugo Award, 2005 World Fantasy Award, and Locus Award for Best First Novel. It was also a Nebula Award nominee and a Booker Prize long list candidate. In 2012, the BBC used it to create a seven-part miniseries.
Issued in two states, one with White DJ and one with Black DJ. This is the Black DJ issue. Fine in Fine Dustjacket. Tight, bright, and unmarred; DJ bright and unmarred. Black paper boards, red endpages. 8vo. 782pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Still in publishers shrinkwrap. Item #10501