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The Citadel of Weeping Pearls - Aliette de Bodard
The Citadel of Weeping Pearls
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Originally published as a Novella: Asimov's Science Fiction, October 2015(Very) loosely inspired by the tale of Chử Đồng-Tử and Princess Tiên Dung, aka “the one-night lake”. And about 34k words, for the curious; so genuinely more of a short novel, a similar length to On a Red Station, Drifting.... show more
Originally published as a Novella: Asimov's Science Fiction, October 2015(Very) loosely inspired by the tale of Chử Đồng-Tử and Princess Tiên Dung, aka “the one-night lake”. And about 34k words, for the curious; so genuinely more of a short novel, a similar length to On a Red Station, Drifting. Also featuring the reappearance of Linh from On a Red Station, Drifting.
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Publisher: Asimov's Science Fiction
Pages no: 55
Edition language: English
Category:
Science Fiction
Series: The Universe of Xuya
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imyril
imyril rated it
5.0 The Citadel of Weeping Pearls
Citadel is a compact but full-hearted story of grief, family, politics and impending war. I forget how much I love Aliette de Bodard's prose until I read some more of Aliette de Bodard's prose. There's a certain tone to the Xuya novellas in particular - somewhere between reflective and melancholy - ...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
4.0 The Citadel of Weeping Pearls by Aliette de Bodard
This novella is part of de Bodard's Xuya universe, which is a loosely-related collection of stories that take place in the same universe and with some recurring characters but each story appears to be self-contained. Although I didn't love this story as much as I loved On a Red Station, Drifting, ...
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