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Apostrophes and Apocalypses (1998) [Collection]
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Summary :

Quirky, powerful short stories, many published in SF magazines in the late 1980s. Most of them have been unavailable for more than a decade. Now the best of them are collected for the first time - along with several new stories never before published.

Also includes a number of essays.

Contents:
WHILE YOU WAIT
• Two Cheers for Ned Ludd and One for Crazy Eddie
• Gentleman Pervert off on a Spree
• How to Build a Future
• Stochasm
• Under the Covenant Stars
FOR THE END
• Finalities Besides the Grave
• Restricted to the Necessary
• Enrico Fermi and the Dead Cat
• Empty Sky
LET US SPEND SOME TIME
• Why the Stars Are Always So Bright from Cousin Sid’s Farm
• That Style Thingie
• Delicate Stuff
• Deep in the Heart of Genre
• Bang On!
• Hope Against Hope
TALKING TO PEOPLE WHO AREN’T THERE
• Information and Unfictionable Science
• Between Shepherds and Kings
• That Kid Watching His Shoes
• Digressions from the Second Person Future
• My Advice to the Civilized
• Kids Are All Right

Original title: Apostrophes and Apocalypses
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience Fiction


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Edition #1: Apostrophes and Apocalypses

Apostrophes and Apocalypses (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "[The book] offers additional reason to welcome this writer to the front ranks of contemporary science fiction....Scattered among the stories...are little essays that give Barnes the opportunity to vent his strongly held opinions on almost everything." The New York Times Book Review
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Manifested in:

Apostrophes and Apocalypses (December 6, 1999)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 0312850697
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.0 x 1.1
Pages: 352

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