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Infinite Anatomies (Hardcover Edition) By Richard Truhlar
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In the fourteen speculative fictions that comprise Infinite Anatomies, Richard Truhlar creates and explores dark landscapes of the imagination: each story leads us into the depths of the human... More > psyche. Whether a scientific experiment in essential life force gone horribly wrong, an airplane crashing into another time dimension, or the moving story of an iconic man with no memory who reads every day to the people of a dystopian future, Truhlar creates haunting, powerful characters and suspenseful narratives of the soul’s night that twist with all the flavours of curiosity and wonder. RICHARD TRUHLAR is the author of eight books of fictions and poetry: Terminal Intelligence, The Hollow and other fictions, The Pitch, Dynamite in the Lung, Figures in Paper Time, Utensile Paradise, Parisian Novels, and A Porcelain Cup Placed There, as well as a number of chapbooks, and numerous publications in national and international anthologies and periodicals.< Less
Infinite Anatomies (Trade Edition) By Richard Truhlar
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In the fourteen speculative fictions that comprise Infinite Anatomies, Richard Truhlar creates and explores dark landscapes of the imagination: each story leads us into the depths of the human... More > psyche. Whether a scientific experiment in essential life force gone horribly wrong, an airplane crashing into another time dimension, or the moving story of an iconic man with no memory who reads every day to the people of a dystopian future, Truhlar creates haunting, powerful characters and suspenseful narratives of the soul’s night that twist with all the flavours of curiosity and wonder. RICHARD TRUHLAR is the author of eight books of fictions and poetry: Terminal Intelligence, The Hollow and other fictions, The Pitch, Dynamite in the Lung, Figures in Paper Time, Utensile Paradise, Parisian Novels, and A Porcelain Cup Placed There, as well as a number of chapbooks, and numerous publications in national and international anthologies and periodicals.< Less
Screaming In Code By Thomas Wiloch
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A collection of acclaimed author Thomas Wiloch's surreal flash fiction. Accompanied by haunting collages by the author.
The Monster In the Corner By Colin Douglas
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A young girl lies awake at night while a monster lurks in the corner of her room.
Extreme Weather Events By Tim Jones
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Extreme Weather Events is the debut book of stories by Tim Jones. The stories in Extreme Weather Events take place in a past just a little different from the one recorded in the history books... More > (‘The Pole’), in the corporate present (‘Black Box’, ‘The New Land’), in cyberspace (‘The Temple in the Matrix’), and in the future (‘The Kiwi Contingent’, ‘Maria and the Tree’). They find a home somewhere in the uncharted region bounded by science fiction, horror, and magic realism. These are stories of travel and adventure. They deal with societies and individuals functioning – or failing to function – under extreme conditions. Looking back at the 20th century and forward at the 21st, Extreme Weather Events is a distinctive collection of New Zealand fiction. “For my money this is the best New Zealand short fiction debut in years. You must get this.” – Tim Wilson, Metro< Less
Flatland By Edwin A. Abbott
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“Whoever the author of this remarkable mathematical allegory may be, his cleverly elaborated fancy is not only likely to create a present sensation in the thinking world, but also to find an... More > abiding place in the classic domains of the great satires of history.”—The Literary World (November 14, 1884) “This is a delirious book.”—New York Times (February 23, 1885) “Flatland, besides giving the general reader an easy view of the road by which the mathematician enters the world of n dimensions, contains also a clever picture of the ludicrousness of various social theories now under discussion, when pushed to their legitimate consequences.”—Science (April 3, 1885) "When we read about Flatland and witness a consistent two-dimensional world whose inhabitants live, move and perceive in harmony with two-dimensional laws, our fascination is really the surface manifestation of a deeper question."—A.K. Dewdney, from his Introduction to the 1984 Signet Classic edition.< Less
The Gardener of Nahi By David Wozniak
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Since the mysterious closed timelike curve appeared above the world of Cassidian, nothing has come in or out of it. So when an innership emerges from the celestial cloud and crashes on the beaches... More > of the Still, a Hunion courier named Anon Selfe is sent to investigate. When he lands, he finds the blood and footprints of the only survivor leading away from the wreckage. But inside there is someone else awaiting him in the darkness: his own dead body. What follows is Anon’s desperate chase up through the tiers of Cassidian to find the survivor of the crash – a young woman named Myria who is unyielding in her belief that she knows Anon from her past. The only problem is that she claims to be from a world called Nahi, which is not known to exist.< Less
Cheating Life - 2nd ed. By Wray Davis
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I don’t know if it’s this way for everyone, but I didn’t remember any details during my past-life regressions. I remembered feelings. I remembered frustration. I remembered... More > feeling tired. I remembered planning to change the world - to make it a better place - a hundred different times in a hundred different ways in a hundred different lives, but it was always too hard. Just too damned hard. Call me a coward or a quitter. I don’t care. I’m on my way out, all the way out. And I don’t mean nirvana; I mean nihilation. I don’t have the time or energy for the Buddhist thing. Don’t feel sorry for me - I don’t. I’ve got a shortcut, and my exit door is covered in silk sheets and guarded by the best set of legs ever to wear fishnets. It’s the first death I’ve really looked forward to.< Less
Cheating Life - 2nd ed. By Wray Davis
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I don’t know if it’s this way for everyone, but I didn’t remember any details during my past-life regressions. I remembered feelings. I remembered frustration. I remembered... More > feeling tired. I remembered planning to change the world - to make it a better place - a hundred different times in a hundred different ways in a hundred different lives, but it was always too hard. Just too damned hard. Call me a coward or a quitter. I don’t care. I’m on my way out, all the way out. And I don’t mean nirvana; I mean nihilation. I don’t have the time or energy for the Buddhist thing. Don’t feel sorry for me - I don’t. I’ve got a shortcut, and my exit door is covered in silk sheets and guarded by the best set of legs ever to wear fishnets. It’s the first death I’ve really looked forward to.< Less
The Rail City By John Elwood
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Clothes lines hung between the vacant windows shattered like teeth. Moss and rust trails spindled into thin lines and then nothing, and women emerged from the steel like lemmings and dumped steaming... More > waste into the rivers. Pipes broke the surface like burning spears funneling stove smoke and cages full of rodents and lizards swung. Silhouettes danced on rice paper shades. Banners flowed from poles like tattered rainbows, colors fading, fraying, lifting and dying in the high winds. Welcome to Rail City, or so the saying goes.< Less

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