Starwater Strains

Starwater Strains

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Gene Wolfe follows his acclaimed all-fantasy short story collection, "Innocents Aboard", with a volume devoted primarily to his science fiction. The twenty-five stories here amply demonstrate his range, excellence, and mastery of the form. A few tantalizing samples: "Viewpoint" takes on the unreality of so-called "reality" TV and imagines such a show done for real - with real guns. "Empires of Foliage and Flower" is in the classic Book of the "New Sun" series. "Golden City Far" is about dreams, high school, and finding love, which Wolfe says "is about as good a recipe for a story as I've ever found." You're sure to agree.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 24.13mm | 385.55g
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0765312034
  • 9780765312037
  • 1,052,213

Review quote

"Ranges from haunting horror and biting near contemporary social commentary to high fantasy and far future SF, all amply demonstratign his mastery of trademark ironic twists of plot and characterisation." Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Starwater Strains."
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About Gene Wolfe

GENE WOLFE lives in Barrington, Illinois. He is the winner of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, as well as the Nebula Award (2), the World Fantasy Award (2), the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, the British Fantasy Award, and the Prix Apollo.
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Rating details

275 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 25% (68)
4 47% (130)
3 21% (59)
2 5% (14)
1 1% (4)
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