Book cover - Diplomatic Immunity (Vorkosigan Saga) - Author Lois McMaster Bujold

Diplomatic Immunity (Vorkosigan Saga)

Author Lois McMaster Bujold

  • Release Date: 2015-10-15
  • Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Our score: 4.5
From 41 Ratings

Diplomatic Immunity (Vorkosigan Saga) Summary

Diplomatic Immunity (Vorkosigan Saga) - Returning from their honeymoon on Earth, Miles and Ekaterin divert to an asteroid-based polity informally known as Quaddiespace (see FALLING FREE), where Miles is sent to defuse a bloody incident between a Barrayaran military fleet and the local police.  Waiting on Graf Station are diplomatic snarls, tangled loyalties, old friends, new enemies, racial tensions, lies and deceptions, mysterious disappearances, and a lethal secret with wider consequences than even Miles anticipates: a race with time for life against death in horrifying new forms.  Miles' life and the lives of millions will be forfeit, unless Miles can overcome seemingly impossible odds. A Nebula Award finalist.

" will be thoroughly gripped and likely to finish the book in a single sitting." 
- Publishers Weekly

on Lois McMaster Bujold:
“Bujold continues to prove what marvels genius can create out of basic space operatics.” 
- Library Journal

“Bujold is not just a master of plot, she is a master of emotion.” 
- SF Site 

“Bujold is one of the best writers of SF adventure to come along in years.” 
- Locus Magazine

“A superb craftsman and stylist, Ms. Bujold is well on her way to becoming one of the great voices of speculative fiction.”  
- Rave Reviews

“Bujold has a gift, nearly unique in science fiction, for the comedy of manners.”  
- Chicago Sun Times

“Superb far-future saga.” 
- Publishers Weekly on the 'Vorkosigan' series

Bujold's "work remains among the most enjoyable and rewarding in contemporary SF." 
- Publishers Weekly

Lois McMaster Bujold was born in 1949, the daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction.  She now lives in Minneapolis, and has two grown children.  She began writing with the aim of professional publication in 1982.  She wrote three novels in three years; in October of 1985, all three sold to Baen Books, launching her career. Bujold went on to write many other books for Baen, mostly featuring her popular character Miles Naismith Vorkosigan, his family, friends, and enemies.  Her books have been translated into over twenty languages.  Her fantasy from Eos includes the award-winning Chalion series and the Sharing Knife series.  In 2020, Bujold received the Damon Knight Grand Master Memorial Award from the Science Fiction Writers of America.


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