9780752816500

Axiomatic

Egan, Greg

ISBN 10: 0752816500 / 0-7528-1650-0
ISBN 13: 9780752816500
Publisher: Gollancz
Publication Date: 1998
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
The first set of stories from an acclaimed young science fiction author. 'One of the genre's great ideas men' THE TIMES Includes : The Hundred light year diary, Learning to be me, Closer.

Review:
Axiomatic is a collection of Greg Egan's short stories that appeared in various science fiction magazines (mostly Interzone and Asimov's) between 1989 and 1992. Like most of Egan's work, the stories focus on science and ideas, sometimes at the expense of the writing. But although Egan may lack a certain stylistic flare, he more than makes up for it with his wonderful visions of the future. Some of the more interesting stories include "Into Darkness," the tale of a rescue worker whose territory is a runaway wormhole, and the title story "Axiomatic," which is about a man looking to find meaning in the senseless death of his wife.

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From junkies who drink at the time-stream to love affairs in time-reversed galaxies; from gene-altered dolphins that converse only in limericks to the program that allows you to design your own child; from the brain implants called axiomatics to the strange attractors that spin off new religions, Greg Egan's future is frighteningly close to our own present.

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Egan, Greg
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