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Best of British Science Fiction 2019, Paperback / softback Book

Best of British Science Fiction 2019 Paperback / softback

Edited by Donna Scott

Paperback / softback

Description

Twenty-two stories, selected by editor Donna Scott from disparate places, that represent some of the best science fiction published anywhere in 2019: stories of heroism, stories of loss, stories of wonder. 

In this volume you will encounter tales in which creatures are cut off from their loved ones; someone is trapped with an abuser; a bird sings; weeds grow where we hope for a garden; we consider what our alternative selves might be doing; we can’t sleep; we wish we could keep things just the way they were; we drink too much… and we look to rockets blasting off into the sky and think that there lies the future; that’s hope. 

Contents
2019: An Introduction – Donna Scott 
The Anxiety Gene – Rhiannon Grist 
The Land of Grunts and Squeaks – Chris Beckett 
For Your Own Good – Ian Whates 
Neom – Lavie Tidhar 
Once You Start – Mike Morgan 
For the Wicked, Only Weeds Will Grow – G. V. Anderson 
Fat Man in the Bardo – Ken MacLeod 
Cyberstar – Val Nolan 
The Little People – Una McCormack 
The Loimaa Protocol – Robert Bagnall 
The Adaptation Point – Kate Macdonald 
The Final Ascent – Ian Creasey 
A Lady of Ganymede, a Sparrow of Io – Dafydd McKimm 
Snapshots – Leo X. Robertson 
Witch of the Weave – Henry Szabranski 
Parasite Art – David Tallerman 
Galena – Liam Hogan 
Ab Initio – Susan Boulton 
Ghosts – Emma Levin 
Concerning the Deprivation of Sleep – Tim Major 
Every Little Star – Fiona Moore 
The Minus-Four Sequence – Andrew Wallace 
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