Space Unicorn Blues
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Space Unicorn Blues

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Description

Humanity joining the intergalactic community has been a disaster for Bala, the magical creatures of the galaxy: they've been exploited, enslaved and ground down for parts. Now the Century Summit is approaching, when humans will be judged by godlike aliens.

When Jenny Perata, disabled Maori shuttle captain, is contracted to take a shipment to the summit, she must enlist half-unicorn Gary Cobalt, whose horn powers faster-than-light travel. But he's just been released from prison, for murdering the wife of Jenny's co-pilot, Cowboy Jim... When the Reason regime suddenly enact laws making Bala property, Jenny's ship becomes the last hope for magic.

File Under: Science Fiction
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 25.4mm | 368g
  • ANGRY ROBOT
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0857667815
  • 9780857667816
  • 993,616

Review quote

"Pure wish fulfilment. That is... assuming you wish to be a down-on-his-luck, half-unicorn space rogue, struggling to reclaim his starship and find his lost horn against an army of human oppressors who hold all the cards." "I never knew fairies and unicorns could be so dark. The book throws aside so many tropes and just does whatever the fuck it wants, inventing an entirely new world with new rules, and I am always in support of that." "a whimsically grim romp"
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About T. J. Berry

TJ BERRY grew up between Repulse Bay, Hong Kong and the New Jersey shore. She has been a political blogger, bakery owner, and spent a disastrous two weeks working in a razor blade factory. TJ co-hosts the Warp Drives Podcast with her husband, in which they explore science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Her short fiction has appeared in Pseudopod and PodCastle.
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Rating details

580 ratings
3.82 out of 5 stars
5 29% (168)
4 40% (230)
3 19% (113)
2 8% (49)
1 3% (20)
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