At the Mouth of the River of Bees: Stories
A sparkling debut collection from one of the hottest writers in science fiction: her stories have received the Nebula Award the last two years running. These stories feature cats, bees, wolves, dogs, and even that most capricious of animals, humans, and have been reprinted in The Year's Best... show more
A sparkling debut collection from one of the hottest writers in science fiction: her stories have received the Nebula Award the last two years running. These stories feature cats, bees, wolves, dogs, and even that most capricious of animals, humans, and have been reprinted in The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, and The Secret History of Fantasy.At the Mouth of the River of Bees26 Monkeys, Also the AbyssThe Horse RaidersSparFox MagicNames for WaterSchrodinger’s CathouseMy Wife Reincarnated as a SolitaireChenting, in the Land of the DeadThe Bitey CatThe Empress Jingu FishesWolf TrappingThe Man Who Bridged the MistPoniesThe Cat Who Walked a Thousand MilesThe Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the ChangeKij Johnson's stories have won the Sturgeon and World Fantasy awards. She has taught writing; worked at Tor, Dark Horse, and Microsoft; worked as a radio announcer; run bookstores; and waitressed in a strip bar.
Publish date: 2012-09-25
Publisher: Small Beer Press
Pages no: 300
Edition language: English
Absolutely amazing. As with any short story collection, the stories in At the Mouth of the River of Bees vary in quality. But there's really not a clunker in the bunch. "The Man Who Bridged the Mist" might be the perfect short story, rivaling the visionary greatness that is Clive Barker's "In the Hi...
Just like every short story collection, some stories are great and some are not so great and some I don't get.The ones I thought were great:26 Monkeys, Also The Abyss (A woah WTF tale, but the more I think about it the more I like it.Names for WaterDia Chjerman's TaleMy Wife Reincarnated as a Solita...
Every time I read short stories I hardly ever feel satisfied with their endings. :(
Liked:The Man Who Bridged the Mist (2011) - I would like to read a novel or short story collection set in this universe.Wolf Trapping (1989)The Empress Jingu Fishes (2004)Chenting, in the Land of the Dead (1999)Schrödinger's Cathouse (1993)Names for Water (2010)Fox Magic (1993)Spar (2009) - this was...
It took a long time, but finally here is the first short story collection from Kij Johnson. There are 17 stories, and quite a few of them have won major science fiction awards. I really enjoyed this book. The best part about her writing is there’s always an undercurrent of mystery and things are nev...