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Carol Emshwiller
Birth date: April 12, 1921
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Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus rated it 1 year ago
I'm knocking off one half star because there's something about the beginning, where it's really hard to get into. I guessed it might be that both another reviewer out there, and I, had trouble telling who the narrator was. (It's mostly from one point of view, but you get two more in there, too.)...
Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it 4 years ago
A mixed bag of a book. First, if fanfic is a turnoff for you, be warned there are two stories in here which are basically fanfic, one with the serial numbers filed off and one which relied on the serial numbers to make its point. Maybe it's weird of me, but if I want fanfic, I'll wander the intern...
bibliokay rated it 5 years ago
The Mount has a very interesting premise: what if aliens came to Earth and enslaved us as their transportation? They would breed us like horses, encourage us, feed us, and train us.Where this book falls apart is in the length. The narrator is irritating and with most of the story in first person you...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 5 years ago
Not all the stories in this collection are stand-outs, and not all, thankfully, have to do with brides. Datlow and Windling, however, should get a huge round of applause and much credit for bringing back the female beast and male looker instead of just staying to the whole typical Beauty and the Be...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 5 years ago
I bought this collection of 33 science fiction stories because it was recommended in A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction on its "5 Parsec Shelf" of the best books in the genre. Here's what it said about the book: Anthologies, no matter how excellent, have seldom had enough impact to be "classics." B...
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