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Three messages and a warning : contemporary Mexican short stories of the fantastic

Author: Eduardo Jiménez Mayo; Chris N Brown; Bruce Sterling
Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology features all-original Mexican science fiction and fantasy stories, many from authors whose works have never been published in English. Stereotypes of Mexican identity are explored and transcended as the borders of fantasy and reality reach unprecedented levels of ambiguity.

A radical combination of emerging and established Mexican authors of original tales of the fantastic.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mayo, Eduardo.
Three Messages and a Warning : Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic.
New York : Small Beer Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eduardo Jiménez Mayo; Chris N Brown; Bruce Sterling
ISBN: 9781931520379 1931520372
OCLC Number: 779828928
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Better than a mirror / Bruce Sterling --
When fixed ideas take flight / Eduardo Jiménez Mayo --
Code and recode / Chris N. Brown --
Today, you walk along a narrow path / María Isabel Aguirre --
The guest / Amparo Dávila --
Murillo Park / Agustín Cadena --
The hour of the fireflies / Karen Chacek --
Waiting / Iliana Estañol --
Hunting iguanas / Hernán Lara Zavala --
1965 / Edmée Pardo --
Variation on a theme of Coleridge / Alberto Chimal --
Photophobia / Mauricio Montiel Figueiras --
The last witness to creation / Jesús Ramírez Bermúdez --
Rebellion / Queta Navagómez --
Future perfect / Gerardo Sifuentes --
Luck has its limits / Beatriz Escalante --
The stone / Donají Olmedo --
Trompe-l'oeil / Mónica Lavín --
Lions / Bernardo Fernández --
A pile of bland desserts / Yussel Dardón --
Amalgam / Amélie Olaiz --
The nahual offering / Carmen Rioja --
Pachuca Second Street / Lucía Abdó --
Wittgenstein's umbrella / Óscar de la Borbolla --
Mannequin / Esther M. Garcia --
Mr. Strogoff / Guillermo Samperio --
The mediator / Ana Gloria Álvarez Pedrajo --
The pin / Leo Mendoza --
Future Nereid / Gabriela Damián Miravete --
Pink lemonade / Liliana V. Blum--
The return of night / René Roquet --
Three messages and a warning in the same email / Ana Clavel --
The president without organs / Pepe Rojo --
The transformist / Horacio Sentíes Madrid --
The drop / Claudia Guillén --
Wolves / José Luis Zárate --
The infamous Juan Manuel / Bruno Estañ̋ol.
Other Titles: 3 messages and a warning
Responsibility: edited by Eduardo Jiménez Mayo and Chris N. Brown ; introduction by Bruce Sterling.

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