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Crystal Express Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBook Short stories which depict worlds full of scientific advancement, genetic and surgical modifications of people, colonization of the solar system and alien contact But they also show concern for the future of real peopleNTENTS SwarmSpider RoseCicada QueenSunken GardensTwenty EvocationsGreen Days in BruneiSpookThe Beautiful and the SublimeTelliamedThe Little Magic ShopFlowers of EdoDinner in Audoghast.


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  1. John John says:

    Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBookI feel like reading Sterling s Mechanist Shaper stories is like passing some sort of science fiction Rubicon once you ve read them you are officially a nerd, no backsies Crystal Express contains, among other short stories, all of Sterling s Mechanist Shaper stories outside of the novel Schismatrix, and while some of the non M S pieces didn t quite do it for me, this collection gets five stars anyway the quality of the far future M S world is so vivid and compelling, the alien ness so amazingl I feel like reading Sterling s Mechanist Shaper stories is like passing some sort of science fiction Rubicon once you ve read them you are officially a nerd, no backsies Crystal Express contains, among other short stories, all of Sterling s Mechanist Shaper stories outside of the novel Schismatrix, and while some of the non M S pieces didn t quite do it for me, this collection gets five stars anyway the quality of t


  2. Evan Evan says:

    Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBookSpook is just not up to professional standards, and Twenty Evocations fails as an experiment, but the rest of this book is delightful Green Days in Brunei is the archetype of the cyberpunk short story, enhanced now by its technological anachronisms rather than diminished by them In The Beautiful and the Sublime Sterling covers Ballard, quite well The four fantasy stories make me wish St


  3. Michael Caveney Michael Caveney says:

    Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBookAn ok collection of misccellaneous storeis from cyberpunk pioneer Bruce Sterling I was hoping for , but this was fine.


  4. A.M. Steiner A.M. Steiner says:

    Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBookA rock solid collection of short stories split into three sections The first covers Sterling s own twisted SF universe, the second isgeneric SF and the third is history tinged fantasy.His style is very sophisticated and intellectual He manages to combine big ideas with human level interaction in a way few genre authors are capable of I didn t know Sterling before reading this, other than as the co author of The Difference E


  5. Kevin Knowles Kevin Knowles says:

    Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBookSHAPER MECHANIST Set in Sterling s science fiction universe of the same name, this volume contains all of the short stories from the Shaper Mechanist universe It leaves out only the novel, Schismatrix.Swarm 1982 5 5 Stars Captain Doctor Simon Afriel takes an alien ship out to a colony known as the Swarm Within it, he meets up with Doctor Minry and they commence their study of the Insectoid Swarm They hope to harness its power to elevate humanity s status in the universe A creepy tale of SHAPER MECHANIST Set in Sterling s science fiction universe of the same name, this volume contains all of the short stories from the Shaper Mechanist universe It leaves out only the novel, Schismatrix.Swarm 1982 5 5 Stars Captain Doctor Simon Afriel takes an alien ship out t


  6. Julie Julie says:

    Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBookIt s important to me to not know what a book is about too much before I read it, and so I had no idea this was a short story collection I was a bit surprised, but rolled with it I was not feeling great about this book after the first ten pages, but the ending of the first short story was a delight, so I kept going.The book is divided into sections, with the first part being stories that center around a collective world of Shaper Mechanists Investors I would have been fine if the whole book ha It s important to me to not know what a book is about too much before I read it, and so I had no idea this was a short story collection I was a bit surprised, but rolled with it I was not feeling great about this book after the first ten pages, but the ending of the first short story was a delight, so I kept going.The book is divided into sections, with the first part being stories that center around a collective world of Shaper Mechanists Investors I wo


  7. Peter Tillman Peter Tillman says:

    Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBookEssential collection of early Sterling shorts Complete TOC above, details athttp www.isfdb.org cgi bin pl.cgi 8394Many of these stories have multiple reprints, and include such classics as Swarm Shaper Mechanist 1982 novelette Green Days in Brunei 1985 novella Flowers of Edo 1987 novelette Dinner in Audoghast 1985 short storyCheck out this cool cover art for Cicada Queen 1983 I should reread it Essential collection of early Sterling shorts Complete TOC above, details athttp www.isfdb.org cgi bin pl.cgi 8394Many of these stories have multiple reprints, and include such classics as Swarm Shaper Mechanist 1982 novelette Green Days in Brunei 1985 novella Flowers of Edo 1987 novelette Dinner in Audoghast 1985 short storyCheck out this cool cover art for Cicada Queen 1983 I should reread it


  8. Dawn Dawn says:

    Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBookI had no idea Bruce wrote such great sci fi The reading is dense and challenging the worlds he creates are very vivid and take some time to settle into, but you are rewarded for your diligence with mind blowing glimpses of the future


  9. Twin Lovers Twin Lovers says:

    Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBookI found this collection of short stories at a second hand book store following watching Sterling s many lectures on tech art, new technology, and futurism Despite his style having been labeled cyberpunk, these stories cover a wide range of genres I enjoy his references to art and music Also, many of the stories seem Transrealist I feel as if I am present suspending the narrative of now while still consciously observing the pushing operations of the present, formatting new interpretations in I found this collection of short stories at a second hand book store following watching Sterling s many lectures on tech art, new technology, and futurism Despite his style having been labeled cyberpunk, these stories cover a wide range of genres I enjoy his references to art and music Also, many of the stories seem Transrealist I feel as if I am present suspending the narrative of now while still consciously observing the pushing operations of the present, formatting new interpreta


  10. Durval Menezes Durval Menezes says:

    Crystal Express Epub ✓ Paperback crystal pdf, express epub, Crystal ExpressCrystal Express eBookDelicious short story collection It s been a long time since I ve read anything from Sterling, and it s good to read him again I came originally for the ser of Shaper vs Mechanist stories, but the others are also very good Will have to readSterling soon, he has something unique on his style which is very pleasing.


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