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Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories by Terry Bisson

By Terry Bisson

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"Bears realize Fire," the identify tale during this eagerly awaited assortment, is without doubt one of the such a lot acclaimed technology fiction tales of the Nineties. "Particularly delightful," raved The Christian technology Monitor, whereas Newsday referred to as it "the best tale within the Dozois [Best of the yr] volume." Michael Swanwick, the Nebula Award-winning writer of Stations of the Tide, mentioned it "one of the simplest style tales of the last decade, and an encouraging omen of what we would anticipate from the Nineties." "Bears become aware of Fire" gained the Hugo, the Nebula, the Sturgeon Award, and the Locus ballot Award; it used to be additionally nominated for the area myth Award. yet "Bears detect Fire" used to be just one of a sequence of really good, unpredictable tales that despatched surprise waves of enjoyment throughout the box and, virtually in a single day, made Terry Bisson one of many most sensible sf brief tale writers. This quantity collects all of Bisson's brief fiction up to now, together with different Hugo and Nebula nominees, in what's going to without doubt be probably the most vital sf collections of the last decade. discover Bisson's particular mind's eye in tales which are occasionally relocating, occasionally humorous, and constantly unforgettable: all of the nice dwelling writers circulation to at least one small city in Kentucky. The British Isles start a stately voyage to the United States. men from the longer term disrupt the lifetime of a suffering big apple artist. a very worthwhile banking laptop brings strangers jointly. And a tender boy discovers how his international alterations while the bears realize fireplace. The big apple evaluation of technology Fiction says, "Bisson is familiar with his territory and writes approximately it cleanly, sympathetically, with no condescension...[his] narrative voice...has a candy internal track, that sly Southern smoothness written from the interior out to not baroque impact, yet for the tilt financial system with which it conveys information." His tales are one of the leader treasures of technology fiction this present day.

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