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THE SKY THAT WRAPS

Lake, Jay

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ISBN 10: 1596062665 / ISBN 13: 9781596062665
Published by MI, Subterranean Press,, 2010
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First Edition, Limited Edition, #521 of 1000 hardcover copies, SIGNED BY JAY LAKE on the limitation page, The collected short fiction of Jay Lake. Bookseller Inventory # SF1503

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Title: THE SKY THAT WRAPS

Publisher: MI, Subterranean Press,

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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This collection of short fiction from award winning-author Jay Lake represents his favorites of his own work, both current and classic. With an emphasis on recent publications since his last short fiction collection in 2007, The Sky That Wraps showcases his reach in fantasy, science fiction, and the ambiguous territory in between. This volume includes two all-new stories, 'Coming for Green' and 'To Their Late Escape', as well as previously uncollected fan favorites 'The American Dead' and 'The Sky That Wraps The World Round, Past the Blue and Into the Black.' Twenty other stories round out this wide-ranging survey of Lake's work.

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Lake writes extraordinary short stories, with note-perfect world building as strong as that in his novels. This collection, which focuses on more recent work, opens with “The Sky That Wraps the World Around, Past the Blue and into the Black,” in which the narrator paints ancient shards end-of-the-universe blue. “Achilles, Sulking in His Buick” is a delightful street-racing interpretation of the Trojan War’s key events. There are two new stories as well: “Coming for Green,” which tells of an agent of the Lily Goddess sent to retrieve Green, and “To This Their Late Escape,” which is part of Lake’s satisfying take on space opera. There are also a number of stories set in what Lake calls the Portland wizards arc, including the first one, “The Number of the Bus,” which focuses on a wizard whose power comes from a city bus. Lake covers quite a bit of ground, from the mythic to the futuristic, and does it all with a strong take on the human element and genuinely fantastic tales. --Regina Schroeder

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