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Parallax View Keith Brooke

Parallax View

Keith Brooke

Published 2013
ISBN : 9781481009058
Paperback
260 pages
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The stories in this collection are among the best science fiction. These are stories imbued with a rich intelligence and a deep sense of humanity. These are mature stories, tales of love and loss, of pleasure and pain. Cherish them.-- from theMoreThe stories in this collection are among the best science fiction. These are stories imbued with a rich intelligence and a deep sense of humanity. These are mature stories, tales of love and loss, of pleasure and pain. Cherish them.-- from the foreword by Stephen BaxterParallax View showcases the previously unpublished novella In Transit, set in a future war-torn universe in which human expansion has come up against the implacable Kryte. Xeno-psychologist Abbott finds himself the guardian of a deadly Kryte on a mission to study it on his return to Earth. When they crash-land on the fortress planet of St Jerome, the Kryte prisoner turns the tables and takes Abbott into terrible custody. What follows is a terrifying journey across a hellish landscape towards a finale that might change the destiny of the Kryte and humanity, forever...Plus six other stories that examine the interface between human and alien - a parallax view from two of Britains top science fiction writers, both shortlisted for the 2012 Philip K Dick. This edition also includes a discussion by both authors.