The invisible country

By: McAuley, Paul J.

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In these nine extraordinary tales, acclaimed author Paul J. McAuley illuminates the unseen and the unimaginable with brilliant prose and incandescent conceptual daring. These stories explore the wonders and dangers of biotechnology and its and travel from a distant alternate past to a breathtaking far-flung future. in sixteenth century Venice, transformed by a premature Industrial Revolution, a physician mourning his daughter's passing meets a mountebank with the power to raise the dead. In a tomorrow of raw and terrible beauty, revolutionaries struggle to free genetically engineered creatures fated to die in combat games and violent sexual encounters. And ten million years in the future, on an artificial world orbiting an immense black hole, a civilization of awesome strangeness and complexity created -- and abandoned -- by God-like Preservers is about to meet the human ancestors of its makers. Enter "The Invisible Country" -- and prepare to be dazzled.

Title: The invisible country

Author Name: McAuley, Paul J.

Categories: SciFi / Fantasy.,

Publisher: New York : Avon, 1998, c1996.:

ISBN Number: 0380792990

ISBN Number 13: 9780380792993

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: vg

Seller ID: BB0230261