Category: Anthology

  • The Best of British SF 2 (The Best of British SF, Book 2)

    Technology fiction used to be born in Britain--and within the nineteen-seventies British SF deals the superior and so much creative in sleek writing.

    Now Mike Ashley has compiled, in volumes, a big selection of vintage tales providing the heritage of British technology fiction from H.G. Wells to Michael Moorcock.

    Volume takes up the place quantity One left off, with the beginnings of the 'new wave', and indicates how, within the 'sixties, experimental and standard SF existed aspect via side--in what used to be a brand new Golden Age for British SF. Writers comprise Bob Shaw, John Wyndham, Arthur C. Clarke, Kingsley Amis, Brian Aldiss, Fred Hoyle, J. G. Ballard, Michael Moorcock and Keith Roberts.
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  • Sympathy for the Devil

    By Kent Anderson

    Censured by means of a few critics for its brutality yet heralded via others as a modern day vintage, Sympathy for the satan is a terrifying, intoxicating trip during the violence, insanity, and insane fantastic thing about conflict. It lines the tale of a hardened eco-friendly Beret named Hanson, a school scholar who is going to conflict with a booklet of Yeats's poetry in his pocket and discovers the savagery inside himself.

    In this remarkable novel, we stick with Hanson via excursions of responsibility and a sour try and stay as a civilian in among. At one with the plush and unsafe global round him in Vietnam, Hanson is doomed to outlive the panorama of devastation he encounters. Sympathy for the satan comprises probably the most brilliant, finely etched prose ever written in regards to the genuine means of war--from firing a weapon for the 1st time in conflict to the instant a tender guy is aware that he has entered a residing hell and located a home....
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  • Better Off Undead (Blood and Moonlight) (Volume 2)

    By Cynthia Eden

    Detective Jane Hart is simply being used to paranormal lifestyles in New Orleans. Monsters are genuine, and she’s the fortunate cop who has to house them every day. Werewolves, vampires, witches, and demons—she has to stand all of them and continue their paranormal insanity in cost. whilst a killer goals human men—and leaves their our bodies scattered in neighborhood cemeteries--Jane suspects she could be taking a look at the crimes of a werewolf long gone rogue. which will search out the beast, Jane once more groups up along with her werewolf lover, alpha Aidan Locke. yet Aidan has been conserving secrets and techniques from Jane, darkish secrets and techniques that may ruin her global. simply because Jane isn’t the hunter on her most recent research. She’s the prey. And while a vampire assault leaves her helpless, the lady that Jane was once ahead of will vanish. She’ll develop into the single factor she fears so much and Aidan… Her fierce lover can have to turn into her executioner.
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  • The Time Traveller's Almanac: The Ultimate Treasury of Time Travel Fiction - Brought to You from the Future

    THE TIME TRAVELER'S ALMANAC is the most important, such a lot definitive selection of time commute tales ever assembled. amassed into one quantity via intrepid chrononauts and world-renowned anthologists Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, this is over a century's worthy of literary travels into previous and the long run. The anthology covers thousands of years of Earth's heritage – from the age of the dinosaurs to unusual and engaging futures, via to the tip of Time itself. The Time Traveler's Almanac will reacquaint readers with loved classics and introduce them to exciting modern examples of the time trip style.

    THE TIME TRAVELER'S ALMANAC comprises tales from Douglas Adams, Isaac Asmiov, Ray Bradbury, William Gibson, George RR Martin, Ursula ok. Le Guin, Michael Moorcock and, after all, HG Wells.

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  • Nebula Awards Showcase 2014

    The most up-to-date quantity of the celebrated anthology sequence, released each year throughout six decades!

    The Nebula Awards exhibit volumes were released every year on account that 1966, reprinting the successful and nominated tales within the Nebula Awards, voted on via the individuals of the technological know-how Fiction & fable Writers of the US® . The editor chosen by way of SFWA's anthology committee (chaired via Mike Resnick) is American myth author Kij Johnson, writer of 3 novels and affiliate director of the heart for the research of technological know-how Fiction on the collage of Kansas. 

    This year's Nebula winners, and anticipated individuals, are Kim Stanley Robinson, Nancy Kress, Andy Duncan, and Aliette de Bodard, with E.C. Myers successful the Andre Norton Award for younger grownup technological know-how Fiction and delusion publication.
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  • Cruel Miracles

    By Orson Scott Card

    The 3rd quantity of brief tales from Maps in a replicate, the enormous anthology from the a number of award-winning writer of Ender's video game and Xenocide. "Each part deals a few provocative and unique examining . . . a must have volume".--West Coast assessment of Books. contains the Hugo Award-winning "Eye For Eye".
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  • Forbidden Planets

    An anthology of technological know-how fiction brief tales through a few of contemporary most sensible authors to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the technology fiction movie vintage Forbidden Planet. crammed to the brim with provocative stories of worlds the place people have been by no means intended to go.
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  • T.C. Boyle Stories I_ The Collected Stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle

    By T. C. Boyle


    Overview

    T. C. Boyle is without doubt one of the so much artistic and wickedly humorous brief tale writers at paintings this day. Over the process twenty-five years, Boyle has equipped up a physique of brief fiction that's impressive in its diversity, richness, and enthusiasm. His tales have gained accolades for his or her irony and black humor, for his or her verbal pyrotechnics, for his or her fascination with every little thing extraordinary and queasy, and for the razor-sharp method within which they dissect America's obsession with picture and materialism.

    Gathered jointly listed below are all the tales that experience seemed in his 4 prior collections, in addition to seven that experience by no means prior to seemed in booklet shape. jointly they contain a ebook of small treasures, a definitive reward for Boyle lovers and for each reader able to notice the "ferocious, scrumptious imagination" (Los Angeles occasions booklet assessment) of a "vibrant sensibility absolutely engaged with American society" (The long island Times).

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  • Skeleton Crew: Stories

    By Stephen King

    The number one New York Times bestseller and winner of the 1986 Locus Award for most sensible assortment, Skeleton Crew is “Stephen King at his top” (The Denver Post)—a terrifying, enthralling choice of tales from the outer limits of 1 of the best imaginations of our time.

    “Wildly innovative, delightfully diabolical…King once more proves to be the consummate storyteller” (The linked Press).

    A grocery store turns into where the place humanity makes its final stand opposed to destruction. a visit to the attic turns into a trip to hell. a girl using a Jaguar reveals a frightening shortcut to paradise. An idyllic lake harbors a bottomless evil. And a wilderness island is the scene of the main terrifying fight for survival ever waged. This “wonderfully ugly” assortment (The manhattan instances e-book Review) comprises: “The Mist”; “Here There Be Tygers”; “The Monkey”; “Cain Rose Up”; “Mrs. Todd’s Shortcut”; “The Jaunt”; “The marriage ceremony Gig”; “Paranoid: A Chant”; “The Raft”; “Word Processor of the Gods”; “The guy Who wouldn't Shake Hands”; “Beachworld”; “The Reaper’s Image”; “Nona”; “For Owen”; “Survivor Type”; “Uncle Otto’s Truck”; “Morning Deliveries (Milkman No. 1)”; “Big Wheels: a story of the Laundry online game (Milkman No. 2)”; “Gramma”; “The Ballad of the versatile Bullet”; and “The Reach.”

    King is better recognized for his iconic, immersive lengthy novels, yet he's additionally a grasp of the fast tale, and this can be a incredible assortment.
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