A Song for Lya

Two telepaths investigate the newly discovered world of Shkea, where every native inhabitant, and an increasing number of human colonists, worships a mysterious and deadly parasite. Winner of the 1975 Hugo Award for Best Novella.

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This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incidents is purely coincidental.

First printing, June 1974

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Original Publication: Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, June 1974

Kindle ISBN: 978-1-59729-036-4
ePub ISBN: 978-1-59729-060-9

Copyright 1974 by George R. R. Martin

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