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Beyond the Farthest Suns (#3 Complete Short Fiction)

Greg Bear

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OPEN ROAD PUBLISHERS
26 April 2016
Anthologies (non-poetry); Science fiction; Short stories; Short Stories Sci-Fi; Science; Space; Contemporary Sci-Fi
7 remarkable stories, newly revised for this collection, showcase the award-winning talents of one of the 21st century's finest writers of speculative fiction
 
Whether penning science fiction (Moving Mars, Queen of Angels, War Dogs), alternate history (the Mongoliad series with Neal Stephenson), or fantasy (Sleepside, The Infinity Concerto), Greg Bear tells stories that engage the reader's intellect while gripping the imagination. His short fiction is no exception. Beyond the Farthest Suns takes readers to the far end of the universe and the borders of scientific understanding. The volume includes:
 
·      "The Way of All Ghosts," set in the bestselling universe of Eon and Eternity;
·      "The Venging," which takes a group of desperate fugitives fleeing alien dominance down into the awesome gateway of a black hole;
·      "The Fall of the House of Escher," in which a world-famous illusionist is brought back from the dead for a terrifying command performance;
·      "Hardfought," the critically acclaimed Nebula Award-winning story showcasing a far future in which a legendary female pilot and her alien captor are forced into a tapestry of echoing lives where they struggle to communicate and find the deepest secrets of their history.
 
These works, along with 3 additional entries, stunningly illustrate how Bear interweaves the rationality of science with remarkable characters whose thoughts and emotions reflect our own.
By:   Greg Bear
Imprint:   OPEN ROAD PUBLISHERS
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 132mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   318g
ISBN:   9781504021494
ISBN 10:   1504021495
Series:   Complete Short Fiction
Publication Date:   26 April 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Beyond the Farthest Suns (#3 Complete Short Fiction)

Praise for Greg Bear Bear is a writer of passionate vision. Locus Bear is one of our very best. New York Daily News If anyone is the complete master of the grand scale SF novel, it s Bear. Booklist


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