Skillfully combining complex science with finely executed prose, these edgy, award-winning tales explore the always-shifting border between the known and the alien.The beauty and peril of technology and the passion and penalties of conviction merge in stories that are by turns dark, satiric, bold, and introspective. A seemingly humanized monster from John Carpenter’s The Thing reveals the true vil...
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Tachyon Publications (November 1, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 566229
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Anyone who is unfamiliar with Peter Watts as an author and might be unwilling to dive right into the deep end with Starfish or Blindsight (and the subsequent novels that follow up in the respective worlds those two novels introduce) would be doing th...
Antarctic showdown. An artificial intelligence shields a biologically-enhanced prodigy from her overwhelmed parents. A deep-sea diver discovers that her true nature lies not within the confines of her mission but in the depths of her psyche. A court psychologist analyzes a psychotic graduate student who has learned to reprogram reality itself. A father tries to hold his broken family together in the wake of an ongoing assault by sentient rainstorms.Gorgeously saturnine and exceptionally powerful, these collected fictions are both intensely thought-provoking and impossible to forget.