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Temporary King, the (1987) [Short Story]
by Paul J. McAuley Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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A rural village, effectively cut off from the outside hi-tech world, is profoundly affected by a visitor from that outside world.

First published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, January 1987.

Reprinted in:
  • The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection (1988)
  • The King of the Hill (1991)

Original title: The Temporary King
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionTechnologySteampunk & Low Tech

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Year’s Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection, the (1988) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Orson Scott Card , Octavia E. Butler , Bruce Sterling , Kim Stanley Robinson , Lucius Shepard , Pat Cadigan , Michael F. Flynn , Pat Murphy , Paul J. McAuley , Robert Silverberg , Walter Jon Williams , Howard Waldrop , Gene Wolfe , Karen Joy Fowler , Ian Watson , Michael Bishop , James Patrick Kelly , Kate Wilhelm , Bruce McAllister , Alexander Jablokov , Neal Barrett, Jr. , Michael McDowell , Joseph Manzione , Dean Whitlock , R. García y Robertson
     King of the Hill, the (1991) [Collection]
      Author: Paul J. McAuley

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