Varan is the fantasy novel in colorful world populated by human and magic creatures. Title character begins as “underpanner”, but people and chance transform his life and his nature into something that he cannot fully understand but has no other possibility than accept it…
The novel started “Vagrant Spark” cycle.
- Bronze Caduceum Award for the best novel of the 2004 at Star Bridge Festival in Kharkov, Ukraine
- Silver RosCon Award for the best novel of the 2004 at RosCon national annual convention in Moscow, Russia
- Silver Arrow Awards for the best novel and the best female character of the 2007 at Silver Arrow Festival in Moscow, Russia
- First-grade Filigree Award for the best novel of the 2004 at Arkady Strugatsky’s Memorial Readings in Moscow, Russia
- Marble Faun Award as the best novel of the 2004 (critic/researcher Mikhail Nazarenko annual genre award)
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