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The Paper Menagerie - Ken Liu
The Paper Menagerie
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4.25 240
Format: ebook
ASIN: 13501210
Publisher: (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Pages no: 15
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RoseInCanada rated it
Sad. Heart-wrenching. Do not read this at your desk at work like I did. It was all I could do to keep the tears at bay. It's the story of a boy who was born to an American father and a Chinese mother. Dad bought Mom from a catalog. As the boy grows up, he begins to feel like an outcast because ...
Pitter Patter of Little Thoughts
Pitter Patter of Little Thoughts rated it
5.0 The Paper Menagerie
I read this on a whim. Seeing that it was a short story of only thirteen pages, I thought oh why not? This short story killed me. It drew me in with easy sentences and hints of down-to-earth magic of life, and then it killed me. I read through these thirteen pages with the intent of just paging thro...
altheaann rated it
"'The Paper Menagerie' is the first work of fiction, of any length, to have swept the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards." I cried. OK, usually when I say "I cried" I mean one tear escaped my eye... This story made me cry a whole bunch of tears. A story of the disconnect between parents and chil...
Seeford's Spot
Seeford's Spot rated it
5.0 The Paper Menagerie
A beautiful story about coming of age and acceptance of our personal histories.Available at:http://escapepod.org/2012/05/17/ep345-the-paper-menagerie/
2.0 The Paper Menagerie
a) Why is this SF / fantasy? b) This sounds to me like something a college sophomore would write because he's like "If I write about my heritage and sad dead mom my creative writing professor pretty much has to give me an A, right?" And when he reads it in class everyone says it's great because emot...
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