At the Edge

At the Edge

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Step up, as close as you dare... ...to a place at the edge of sanity, where cicadas scritch across balmy summer nights, at the edge of town, where the cellphone coverage is decidedly dodgy, at the edge of space, where a Mimbinus argut bounds among snowy rocks, at the edge of the page, where demon princes prance in the shadows, at the edge of despair, where 10 darushas will get you a vodka lime and a ring side seat, at the edge of the universe, where time stops but space goes on... From the brink of civilisation, the fringe of reason, and the border of reality, come 23 stories infused with the bloody-minded spirit of the Antipodes, tales told by the children of warriors and whalers, convicts and miners: people unafraid to strike out for new territories and find meaning in the expanses at the edge of the world. Compiled by award-winning editing team Dan Rabarts and Lee Murray, and including a story by Arthur C. Clarke finalist Phillip Mann and foreword by World Fantasy Award winner Angela Slatter, At the Edge is a dark and dystopic collection from some of Australia and New Zealand's best speculative writers. Table of Contents Angela Slatter Introduction Dan Rabarts & Lee Murray Editors' Note Jodi Cleghorn The Leaves no Longer Fall Carlington Black The Urge Martin Livings Boxing Day Phillip Mann The Architect Debbie Cowens Hood of Bone Anthony Panegyres Crossing EG Wilson 12-36 David Stevens Crop Rotation Michelle Child Narco Richard Barnes The Great and True Journey AJ Ponder BlindSight Keira McKenzie In Sacrifice We Hope Jan Goldie Little Thunder Joanne Anderton Street Furniture Eileen Mueller Call of the Sea Octavia Cade Responsibility JC Hart Hope Lies North David Versace Seven Excerpts from Season One Paul Mannering The Island at the End of the World Summer Wigmore Back When the River had No Name AJ Fitzwater Splintr Tom Dullemond One Life, No Respawns AC Buchanan And Still the Forests Grow though we are Goneshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 412 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 20mm | 399g
  • Paper Road Press
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0473354152
  • 9780473354152
  • 441,740

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