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Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction, the (2006) [Anthology]
by Stephen Baxter Greg Bear Gregory Benford Pat Cadigan Paul Di Filippo Cory Doctorow Greg Egan Harlan Ellison Stephen L. Gillett James Patrick Kelly Geoffrey A. Landis Ian McDonald Jerry Oltion Lawrence Person Robert Reed Alastair Reynolds Clifford D. Simak Charles Stross Theodore Sturgeon B. Vallance Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Mammoth Anthologies

Summary (From the publisher):


Extreme science fiction means what it says. SF is at its best when it's pushing the boundaries, beyond what we would normally think or even dream, and taking us into worlds we might never imagine.

Here twenty of today's greatest science Fiction creators take us on journeys of vast imaginings, from the simplest of beginnings to the most complex of finalities.

What happens

  • when inanimate objects are given the gift of life
  • when there's an error in the universe and it tries to correct itself
  • when we break out of the universe and discover the creator
  • when a machine creates a choice of alternate Christs
  • when a murder is committed in virtual reality
  • when an immortal ventures to the end of time

This anthology contains the following stories

  • Copyright and acknowledgements
  • Extreme Science Fiction by Mike Ashley
  • Anomalies by Gregory Benford
  • ...And the Dish Ran Away With the Spoon by Paul Di Filippo
  • Crucifixion Variations by Lawrence Person
  • The Pacific Mystery by Stephen Baxter
  • Flowers from Alice by Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross
  • Merlin's Gun by Alastair Reynolds
  • Death in the Promised Land by Pat Cadigan
  • The Long Chase by Geoffrey A. Landis
  • Waterworld by Stephen L. Gillett and Jerry Oltion
  • Hoop-of-Benzene by Robert Reed
  • The New Humans by B. Vallance
  • The Creator by Clifford D. Simak
  • The Girl Had Guts by Theodore Sturgeon
  • The Region Beyond by Harlan Ellison
  • The Days of Solomon Gursky by Ian McDonald
  • Wang's Carpets by Greg Egan
  • Undone by James Patrick Kelly
  • Judgement Engine by Greg Bear
  • Stuffing by Jerry Oltion

Original title: The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Creator, the (1935) [Short Story]
      Author: Clifford D. Simak
     Death in the Promised Land (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Pat Cadigan
     Wang's Carpets (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Greg Egan
     Judgment Engine (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Greg Bear

Edition #1: The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction

The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction (2006)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Mike Ashley
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The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction (2006)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 9781845293079
Dimensions: 5 x 8 x 2 in
Pages: 562

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