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Under the Moons of Venus: Best Science Fiction Stories TPB

ByDamien BroderickPaul Di Filippo

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Trade paperback. This impressive collection features twenty-one of Damien Broderick’s best science fiction stories together with an introduction by Paul Di Filippo highlighting the craftsmanship of this veteran Australian author. Broderick’s fiction over half a century is a mix of novels and brilliant short stories. Publishers Weekly found his novel 'The White Abacus' “a tale that challenges and provokes by liberally mixing quantum mechanics, literary patterning and psychological mapping… The result is a tumultuous, often challenging, roller-coaster ride of a story that rises and plunges with astrophysical wonders, literary puzzles and psychological insights.” A Library Journal reviewer noted that 'Godplayers' “combines a quirky sense of humor with the quick delivery … to produce a riotous trip.” Broderick himself says: “I’m a storyteller in a cross-disciplinary universe of discourse. This adds, I hope, little jokes and jolts for other people with minds as cluttered as mine.” The stories gathered here in 'Under the Moons of Venus' share these features with his novels, but at an even crisper pace: wit, poignancy, nods to the great sf writers of the past, and startling leaps of imagination.

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Publication Date
Jul 17, 2021
Language
English
Category
Fiction
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Damien Broderick, Introduction by: Paul Di Filippo, By (author): Barbara Lamar, By (author): Rory Barnes

Specifications

Pages
508
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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