Needle in a Timestack

Publisher: Open Road Media Release date: 2019-08-20

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A collection of twenty classic stories from the Science Fiction Grand Master who ';seems capable of amazements beyond those of mere mortals' (The Washington Post Book World). Needle in a Timestack is Robert Silverberg at his very bestintelligent, inventive, and visionary. This collection showcases his talent for thought-provoking science fiction, ranging in themes from time travel to space travel, the media to mortality. In the titular storyunder development as a feature film by Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridleya jealous ex-husband warps time in a vindictive attempt to destroy his former wife's new marriage. Thirty-one identical sons have a shocking surprise for their mother in ';There Was an Old Woman.' The prophetic ';The Pain Peddlers' depicts reality TV in a way that allows viewers to revel in a voyeuristic, adrenaline-fueled rush. Also included are Silverberg's Hugo Awardwinning ';Enter a Soldier. Later: Enter Another,' and the Locus Award winner ';The Secret Sharer,' a Joseph Conradinspired tale of a ship captain drawn into a strange alliance with a stowaway. The New York Times Book Review hailed Silverberg as ';the John Updike of science fiction.' The stories in Needle in a Timestack unite us in our humanity, in the face of science, technology, and our own changing culture.

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Genre: Science fiction

Collection: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Type: EPub

Pages: 282

ISBN: 9781504058667

Additional Information

Genre: Science fiction

Collection: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Type: EPub

Pages: 282

ISBN: 9781504058667

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