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The third bear

Author: Jeff VanderMeer
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Tachyon ; Lancaster : [Gazelle [distributor], 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
A collection of Jeff VanderMeer's surreal and absurdist short fiction.

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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 9781892391988 1892391988
OCLC Number: 491964441
Description: 273 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The third bear --
The quickening --
Finding Sonoria --
Lost --
The situation --
Predecessor --
Fixing Hanover --
Shark god versus octopus god --
Errata --
The goat variations --
Three days in a border town --
The secret life of Shane Hamill --
The surgeon's tale (with Cat Rambo) --
Responsibility: Jeff VanderMeer.


Features award-winning short fictions. This collection highlights the voice of an inventive contemporary fantasist who has been compared by critics to Borges, Nabokov, and Kafka. Chimerical and  Read more...


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'I think the need for me to stop reading shows exactly how good Jeff is as a writer. I encourage everyone to give this a go, whether you read it one story at a time with long intervals between each Read more...

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