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The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories

The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories

by Tom Shippey

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192803818
Pages: 624
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 16 Mb
Date posting: 2021-02-28
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In "Swarm," Bruce Stirling takes the reader inside the Nest, a vast honeycomb of caverns within an asteroid orbiting Betelgeuse, peopled by hundreds of thousands of large, insectlike aliens, including eight-legged, furred workers the size of Great Danes, and horse-sized warriors with heavy, fanged heads. In "The Screwfly Solution," Raccoona Sheldon creates a world much like modern America, except that something—an insect virus, a mass religious delusion, or an alien—is infecting men worldwide, converting their sexual drive into homicidal rage against women. And J.G. Ballard in "Billennium" portrays the end result of unchecked population growth, a claustrophobic city of 30 million people, ...