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Paradise tales

Auteur: Geoff Ryman
Uitgever: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press ; [Minneapolis, Minn.] : Distributed to the trade by Consortium, ©2011.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : Fictie : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"Pol Pot's Beautiful Daughter," a Cambodian ghost story, and "The Last Ten Years in the Life of Hero Kai," a samurai-style narrative, have the delicacy of Asian folktales or lyrical fantasies. By contrast, "V.A.O.," about a future society destabilized by prohibitively expensive health care, and "The Film-makers of Mars," which suggests that Edgar Rice Burroughs's John Carter stories were drawn from life, are set in  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Short stories
Fiction
Genre: Fictie
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 9781931520645 193152064X
OCLC-nummer: 601132633
Beschrijving: 313 pages ; 23 cm
Inhoud: The film-makers of Mars --
The last ten years in the life of Hero Kai --
Birth days --
VAO --
The future of science fiction --
Omnisexual --
Home --
Warmth --
Everywhere --
No bad thing --
Talk is cheap --
Days of wonder --
You --
K is for Kosovo (or, Massimo's career) --
Pol Pot's beautiful daughter --
Blocked.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Geoff Ryman.

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A collection that ranges from present-day Cambodia to the far future: this is science fiction and fantasy with a heart.  Meer lezen...

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"Paradise Tales includes one of the most powerful stories I've read in the last 10 years." --New York Times "In the best of Ryman's fiction, the world unfolds in ways that are at once astonishing and Meer lezen...

 
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