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A Complex Vision of The City

Trial of Flowers by Jay Lake

Reviewed by William Alexander
Rain Taxi

"Science Fiction in general, and the complex urban fantasies of the New Weird in particular, have long been able to blend and transcend a binary view of The City as either good or bad, cultured or decadent, sophisticated or utterly depraved. Jay Lake embraces this rich contradiction with gusto, and his City Imperishable combines, equally and inextricably, the virtues of city mice with the worst atrocities that country mice can imagine...." Read the entire Rain Taxi Review.

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