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Title: Cowl Title Record # 167798
Author: Neal Asher
Date: 2004-03-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Goodreads, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: In the far future, the Heliothane Dominion is triumphant in the solar system, after a bitter war with their Umbrathane progenitors. But some of the Umbrathane have escaped into the distant past, where they can position themselves to wreak havoc across time and undo their defeat. The most fanatical of them is the superhuman Cowl, more monstrous than any of the creatures outside his prehistoric redoubt. Cowl sends his terrifying hyperdimensional pet, the torbeast, hunting through all the timelines for human specimens. It sheds its scales - each one an organic time machine - where its master orders. Anyone who picks one up is dragged back to the dawn of time, where Cowl awaits. Then the beast can feed, growing ever larger... In our own near-future, Tack is one of U-gov’s programmable killers. When a scale latches onto him, his doom seems inevitable, but the Heliothane have other ideas: they can use Tack against Cowl. Tack is no stranger to violence, but the Heliothane, hardened in their struggle for humanity’s very existence, have much to teach him. He will need it all for his encounter with Cowl.Once one of Tack’s targets, Polly escaped with her life when a torbeast scale snatched her. Now, like Tack, she must learn fast as she is dragged back to Day Zero. To cheat death again, she will have to help him save the human race.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
2005Translated by João Barreiros
Portuguese A Guerra da Evolução
2005Translated by Thomas Schichtel
German Die Zeitbestie
2007Translated by 金子司 (Tsukasa Kaneko)
Japanese
超人類カウル?Chōjinrui Kauru
[as by ]
2008 French Voyageurs

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Cowl 2004-03-00 Neal Asher Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 1-4050-0137-2 £17.99 406
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Steve Rawlings Checkmark
Cowl 2004-03-00 Neal Asher Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 1-4050-4805-0 £10.99 406
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Cowl 2005-00-00 Neal Asher Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 0-330-41158-6 £7.99 469
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Steve Rawlings Checkmark
A Guerra da Evolução 2005-00-00 Neal Asher Editorial Presença (Viajantes no Tempo #23) 972-23-3318-6   384
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
novel  
Cowl 2005-04-00 Neal Asher Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 0-330-41158-6 £7.99 469
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Steve Rawlings Checkmark
Cowl 2005-05-00 Neal Asher Tor 0-765-31420-7 $24.95 320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Cowl 2005-05-00 Neal Asher Tor 0-765-31512-2 $14.95 320
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Bruce Jensen Checkmark
Die Zeitbestie 2005-05-00 Neal Asher Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction & Fantasy #23283) 3-404-23283-6   527
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Jim Burns  
Cowl 2006-04-00 Neal Asher Tor 0-765-35279-6 $7.99 422
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Bruce Jensen Checkmark
超人類カウル?Chōjinrui Kauru
2007-12-14
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫・SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#1646)
978-4-15-011646-0 ¥960 607
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel  
Voyageurs 2008-05-00 Neal Asher Fleuve Noir (Rendez-vous ailleurs) 978-2-265-08594-7 €22.00 358
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Marc Simonetti Checkmark
Cowl 2009-08-21 Neal Asher Tor UK 978-0-330-46485-7 £5.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Cowl 2009-10-02 Neal Asher Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 978-0-330-51255-8 £7.99 528
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Jon Sullivan Checkmark
Cowl date unknown Neal Asher Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 1-4050-0137-2 £17.99 406
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Steve Rawlings Checkmark
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