Stories of Your Life

And Others

av Ted Chiang  (häftad, 2010)

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  • Häftad (paperback / softback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 320
  • Utg.datum: 2010-11-11
  • Förlag: Big Mouth House
  • Dimensioner: 222 x 146 x 19 mm
  • Vikt: 362 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • ISBN: 9781931520720

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Terra Nova: Antologia de Ciencia Ficcion Contemporanea (häftad)

Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes

Ted Chiang

Das wahre Wesen der Dinge

Ted Chiang

Siedemdziesiat dwie litery

Ted Chiang

Terra Nova: Antologia de Ciencia Ficcion Contemporanea

Ted Chiang, Ken Liu m fl

Recensioner i media

"Shining, haunting, mind-blowing tales...this collection is a pure marvel. [Ted] Chiang is so exhilarating so original so stylish he just leaves you speechless. I always suggest a person read at least 52 books a year for proper mental functioning but if you only have time for one, be at peace: you found it."--Junot Diaz "Meticulously pieced together, utterly thought through, Chiang's stories emerge slowly...but with the perfection of slow-growing crystal."--Lev Grossman "The first must-read SF book of the year."--"Publishers Weekly" (Starred Review) "Chiang writes seldom, but his almost unfathomably wonderful stories tick away with the precision of a Swiss watch--and explode in your awareness with shocking, devastating force."--"Kirkus Reviews" (Starred Review) "He puts the science back in science fiction--brilliantly."--"Booklist" (Starred Review) "United by a humane intelligence that speaks very directly to the reader, and makes us experience each story with immediacy and Chiang's calm passion."--China Mieville "Ted is a national treasure...each of those stories is a goddamned jewel."--Cory Doctorow, "BoingBoing" "Confirms that blending science and fine art at this length can produce touching works, tales as intimate as our own blood cells, with the structural strength of just-discovered industrial alloys."--"Seattle Times" "Chiang derides lazy thinking, weasels it out of its hiding place, and leaves it cowering."--"Washington Post" "Essential. You won't know SF if you don't read Ted Chiang."--Greg Bear "Science fiction is a genre that often works well off the page. Spaceships and robots are just as thrilling on screen as in books. But Mr Chiang's approach is irreplaceable. His stories mirror the process of scientific discovery: complex ideas emerge from the measured, methodical accumulation of information until epiphany strikes. . . . The best science fiction inspires awe for the natural properties of the universe; it renders the fundamentals of science poignant and affecting. Mr Chiang's writing manages all of this. He deserves to be more widely read."--"The Economist" blog "Throughout all his work, though no more so than in "Story of Your Life," you can feel his months of removing sentences from his stories. Perhaps that he writes so little does something good for him, or maybe it's just that he doesn't write enough."--Choire Sicha, "The Millions" "Newly reissued by Small Beer Press, the stories range widely in time, subject and style but are united by a patient but ruthless fascination with the limits of knowledge."--Ed Park, "Los Angeles Times" "Chiang is the real deal. His debut collection, Stories of Your Life and Others is one of the finest collections of short fiction I have read in the last decade. These tales possess the imaginative frisson that is a trademark of the best conceptual fiction, but, also bespeak a confident prose style and a willingness to take chances in tone and narrative structure."--Ted Gioia, "Conceptual Fiction"

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Ted Chiang: Ted Chiang lives near Seattle, Washington.

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