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Her Smoke Rose Up Forever - James Tiptree Jr.
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever
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These 18 darkly complex short stories and novellas touch upon human nature and perception, metaphysics and epistemology, and gender and sexuality, foreshadowing a world in which biological tendencies bring about the downfall of humankind. Revisions from the author's notes are included, allowing a... show more
These 18 darkly complex short stories and novellas touch upon human nature and perception, metaphysics and epistemology, and gender and sexuality, foreshadowing a world in which biological tendencies bring about the downfall of humankind. Revisions from the author's notes are included, allowing a deeper view into her world and a better understanding of her work. The Nebula Award–winning short story Love Is the Plan, the Plan Is Death, the Hugo Award–winning novella The Girl Who Was Plugged In, and the Hugo and Nebula Award–winning novella Houston, Houston, Do You Read? are included.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781892391209 (1892391201)
ASIN: 1892391201
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
Pages no: 508
Edition language: English
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Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
5.0 [Book Review] Her Smoke Rose Up Forever
Somehow I made it into my 30's without ever really being aware of James Tiptree, Jr. I don't know how this occurred, especially since now I'm realizing how many authors I love have won the James Tiptree, Jr literary award. Alice Sheldon, best known in the literary world as James Tiptree, Jr, led a...
Sesana
Sesana rated it
James Tiptree (or Alice B. Sheldon, if you prefer) writes passionately, even furiously, about love and sex and gender. Not every story in this collection was to my taste, but they were almost all excellent. Since listing every story that drew me in would mean almost reprinting the table of contents,...
suzemo
suzemo rated it
5.0 Her Smoke Rose Up Forever
A collection of short stories & novellas from Alice Sheldon aka James Tiptree Jr.There was not a story in this book I did not like. Don't get me wrong, I found some of them to be more intense, or thought provoking than others, but all of them made me think. All of them had some sort of intensity. ...
target acquired
target acquired rated it
5.0
"Ahead lies only the irreversible long decline. For the first time we know there is nothing beyond ourselves."when do you know that the book you've just read is one of your favorite books? that an author you've been reading is one of your favorite authors? probably a variety of factors come into pla...
Bun's Books
Bun's Books rated it
5.0
This collection of stunningly wonderful short stories has been sitting on my currently reading for a month after I finished it, while I tried to figure out what I wanted to say about it. There are other reviews on GR that say that Tiptree is brilliant, harrowing, a story writing ninja, they are all...
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