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              Books in the Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear series

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              Just Over the Horizon
                

              Just Over the Horizon (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bear, Greg

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              This collection of newly revised stories and rare screenplay by Greg Bear combines his intense concern with the human condition with a deep understanding of science. Here are mind-bending explorations of the near future, or just beyond the border of conventional reality.

              ISBN 9781504021456
              Released AU 26 Apr 2016
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear
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              Far Thoughts and Pale Gods
               

              Far Thoughts and Pale Gods (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bear, Greg

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              6 dazzling stories, freshly revised for this volume, plus new introductions, commentary, and reminiscences from the Hugo and Nebula Award winning author of War Dogs, Eternity, and The Forge of God Greg Bear is the author of more than 30 books, from thrillers ( Darwin s Radio, Vit...als ) to science fiction ( Blood Music, Eon, Hull Zero Three ) to pure fantasy ( The Infinity Concerto, The Serpent Mage ). He has won 5 Nebula and 2 Hugo Awards, his works have been translated into more than 20 languages, and his titles have sold millions of copies worldwide. But his skills are not confined to writing at full-length novels: He is also the author of dozens of brilliant short stories, novellas, and novelettes. Far Thoughts and Pale Gods contains 6 highly acclaimed stories, each newly revised by the author, that illustrate Bear s abundant breadth of talent. The volume includes: . Heads, which marks the first time the concept of quantum computing appears in science fiction though it is a vision of 400 frozen heads that will remain in the reader s memory; . The Wind from a Burning Woman, the first story set in the universe that spawned the novels Eon and Eternity ; . Plague of Conscience, which explores what it means to be alien and whether that can be comprehended without understanding what it means to be human; . Scattershot, beginning The teddy bear spoke excellent Mandarin, a gripping deep-space adventure that is also a tribute to legendary female science fiction writer James Tiptree Jr. These and the remaining entries Mandala and Petra form a remarkable collection showcasing the talents of a major American writer. Each story is accompanied by an introduction and an afterword written especially for this volume.
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              ISBN 9781504021470
              Released AU 26 Apr 2016
              Publisher Open Road Media
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              Series Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear
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              Beyond the Farthest Suns
               

              Beyond the Farthest Suns (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bear, Greg

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              7 remarkable stories, newly revised for this collection, showcase the award-winning talents of one of the 21st century s finest writers of speculative fiction Whether penning science fiction ( Moving Mars, Queen of Angels, War Dogs ), alternate history (the Mongoliad series with ...Neal Stephenson), or fantasy ( Sleepside, The Infinity Concerto ), Greg Bear tells stories that engage the reader s intellect while gripping the imagination. His short fiction is no exception. Beyond the Farthest Suns takes readers to the far end of the universe and the borders of scientific understanding. The volume includes: . The Way of All Ghosts, set in the bestselling universe of Eon and Eternity ; . The Venging, which takes a group of desperate fugitives fleeing alien dominance down into the awesome gateway of a black hole; . The Fall of the House of Escher, in which a world-famous illusionist is brought back from the dead for a terrifying command performance; . Hardfought, the critically acclaimed Nebula Award winning story showcasing a far future in which a legendary female pilot and her alien captor are forced into a tapestry of echoing lives where they struggle to communicate and find the deepest secrets of their history. These works, along with 3 additional entries, stunningly illustrate how Bear interweaves the rationality of science with remarkable characters whose thoughts and emotions reflect our own.
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              ISBN 9781504021494
              Released AU 26 Apr 2016
              Publisher Open Road Media
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              Series Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear
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