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The Starry Rift: Tales of New Tomorrows: An Original Science Fiction Anthology

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Truly successful science fiction does two things: it gives credible glimpses into the future while entertaining the reader. With this in mind, noted anthologist Jonathan Strahan?who is also the reviews editor of Locus magazine?asked sixteen of today?s most inventive, compelling writers to look past the horizon of the present day. Neil Gaiman (Anansi Boys), Kelly Link (Magic for Beginners), Garth Nix (the Abhorsen Trilogy), Scott Westerfeld (Uglies; Pretties; Specials) and their colleagues have crafted a dazzling range of stories. Whether on spaceships, in suburbia, or in simulated gaming worlds, whether about cloning, battle tactics, or corporate politics, the stories of The Starry Rift will give every reader something to consider. This original anthology is crucial reading for those who want to see where the future?and the future of science fiction?is headed.

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"Each of the tales is not only entertaining to read, but also provides a thought-provoking element to consider. This anthology provides ample opportunities for new readers to sample the genre and will keep die-hard fans content." School Library Journal

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"[A] feast of provocative, fully imagined science-fiction microcosms." Horn Book Magazine

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A noted anthologist asked 16 of today's most inventive, compelling writers to look past the horizon of the present day. Such bestselling authors as Neil Gaiman, Garth Nix, and Scott Westerfeld have crafted a dazzling range of stories for this original, futuristic anthology.

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Jonathan Strahan lives in Perth, Australia.

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mhav, June 17, 2008 (view all comments by mhav)
Neil Gaiman and Kelly Link, best known for fantasy, take on sci-fi. This immersive collection includes young adult writers like Scott Westerfeld and Garth Nix, but the only thing YA about the stories is that they are character driven. Standouts include Kelly Link's, "The Surfer," and Jeffrey Ford's lovely, "The Dismanteled Invention of Fate."
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ISBN:
9780670060597
Author:
Strahan, Jonathan
Publisher:
Firebird
Author:
November, Sharyn
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's stories
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Anthologies
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20090730
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
8.22 x 5.5 x 1.37 in 1 lb
Age Level:
12-17

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Product details 544 pages Viking Children's Books - English 9780670060597 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Each of the tales is not only entertaining to read, but also provides a thought-provoking element to consider. This anthology provides ample opportunities for new readers to sample the genre and will keep die-hard fans content."
"Review" by , "[A] feast of provocative, fully imagined science-fiction microcosms."
"Synopsis" by , A noted anthologist asked 16 of today's most inventive, compelling writers to look past the horizon of the present day. Such bestselling authors as Neil Gaiman, Garth Nix, and Scott Westerfeld have crafted a dazzling range of stories for this original, futuristic anthology.
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