CELESTIAL MATTERS [Novel]. Typescript, computer generated in 1994. 282 pages, with submission letter from Garfinkle to Tor Books senior editor David G. Hartwell, not dated but circa summer 1994. First draft, heavily edited by Hartwell, plus correspondence regarding rewrites. Published by Tor in 1996. The author's well regarded first novel. An alternate cosmos tale in which the Ptolemaic universe is real: celestial bodies are positioned in crystalline spheres around Earth, which is the center of the universe; travel to the planets is via sailing ship." - John Clute, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (online). Nearly fine overall. (#157449).
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