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Read online The Big Book of Science Fiction.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Big Book of Science Fiction Quite possibly the i greatest i science fiction collection of i all time i past present and i future i What if life was neverending What if you could change your body to adapt to an alien ecology What if the pope were a robot Spanning galaxies and millennia this must have anthology showcases classic contributions from H G Wells Arthur C Clarke Octavia E Butler and Kurt Vonnegut alongside a century of the eccentrics rebels and visionaries who have inspired generations of readers Within its pages you ll find beloved worlds of space opera hard SF cyberpunk the New Wave and more Learn about the secret history of science fiction from titans of literature who also wrote SF to less well known authors from more than twenty five countries some never before translated into English In i The Big Book of Science Fiction i literary power couple Ann and Jeff VanderMeer transport readers from Mars to Mechanopolis planet Earth to parts unknown Immerse yourself in the genre that predicted electric cars space tourism and smartphones Sit back buckle up and dial in the coordinates as this stellar anthology has got worlds within worlds .

Including Legendary tales from Isaac Asimov and Ursula K Le Guin An unearthed sci fi story from W E B Du Bois The first publication in twenty years of the work of cybernetic visionary David R Bunch A rare and brilliant novella by Chinese international sensation Cixin Liu .

Plus Aliens Space battles Robots Technology gone wrong Technology gone right by Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer

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The Big Book of Science Fiction
Title:The Big Book of Science Fiction
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ISBN:1101910097
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Number of Pages:1178
Category:Science fiction, Short stories, Fiction, Anthologies
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i The Time Traveler s Almanac i is the largest and most definitive collection of time travel stories ever assembled Gathered into one volume by intrepid chrononauts and world renowned anthologists Ann and Jeff VanderMeer this book compiles more than a century s worth of literary travels into the past and the future that will serve to reacquaint readers with beloved classics of the time travel genre and introduce them to thrilling contemporary innovations br br This marvelous volume includes nearly seventy journeys through time from authors such as Douglas Adams Isaac Asimov Ray Bradbury William Gibson Ursula K Le Guin George R R Martin Michael Moorcock H G Wells and Connie Willis as well as helpful non fiction articles original to this volume such as Charles Yu s Top Ten Tips For Time Travelers br br In fact this book is like a time machine of its very own covering millions of years of Earth s history from the age of the dinosaurs through to strange and fascinating futures spanning the ages from the beginning of time to its very end i The Time Traveler s Almanac i is the ultimate anthology for the time traveler in i your i life br br br At the publisher s request this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software DRM applied, Do you love the sound of a peg leg stomping across a quarterdeck Or maybe you prefer a parrot on your arm a strong wind at your back Adventure treasure intrigue humor romance danger and yes plunder Oh the Devil does love a pirate and so do readers everywhere br Swashbuckling from the past into the future and space itself Fast Ships Black Sails edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer presents an incredibly entertaining volume of original stories guaranteed to make you walk and talk like a pirate br br b Table of Content b br br Boojum by Elizabeth Bear amp Sarah Monette br Castor on Troubled Waters by Rhys Hughes br I Begyn as I Mean To Go On by Kage Baker br Avast Abaft by Howard Waldrop br Elegy to Gabrielle Patron Saint of Healers Whores And Righteous Thieves by Kelly Barnhill br Skillet and Saber by Justin Howe br The Nymph s Child by Carrie Vaughn br N W by Conrad Williams br Ironface by Michael Moorcock br Pirates Solutions by Katherine Sparrow br We Sleep on Thousand Waves beneath the Stars by Brendan Connell br Voyage of the Iguana by Steve Aylett br Pirates of the Saura Sea by David Freer amp Eric Flint br A Cold Day in Hell By Paul Batteiger br The Adventures of Captain Black Heart Wentworth by Rachel Swirsky br Araminta or The Wreck of the Amphidrake by Naomi Novik br The Whale below by Jayme Lynn Blaschke br Beyond the Seagate ff the Scholar Pirate of Sarskoe by Garth Nix br br, Some of the most interesting fantasist fabulists writing today br em Los Angeles Times em br br A science fiction symphony of strangeness The em Cabinet of Curiosities em will give you a good jolt of wonder br em Gainesville Times em br br You ll be astonished by what you ll find in em The Thackery T Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities em Editors Ann and Jeff Vandermeer have gathered together a spectacular array of exhibits oddities images and stories by some of the most renowned and bestselling writers and artists in speculative and graphic fiction including Ted Chiang Mike Mignola creator of em Hellboy em China Mi ville and Michael Moorcock A spectacularly illustrated anthology of Victorian steampunk devices and the stories behind them em The Thackery T Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities em is a boldly original enthrallingly imaginative and endlessly entertaining entry into a hidden world of weird science and unnatural nature that will appeal equally to fantasy lovers and graphic novel aficionados br, A prestigious new anthology series i Best American Fantasy i is guest edited by Ann amp Jeff VanderMeer with Matthew Cheney serving as the series editor This inaugural volume showcases the best North American fantasy short fiction from the preceding year