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Old Venus / edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

Old Venus

Martin, George R. R, editor. (Added Author).
Dozois, Gardner R, editor. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780345537287
  • Physical Description: 592 p. : title page illustration ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, [2015]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: return to Venusport / Gardner Dozois -- Frogheads / Allen M. Steele -- The drowned celestial / Lavie Tidhar -- Planet of fear / Paul McAuley -- Greeves and the evening star / Matthew Hughes -- A planet called desire / Gwyneth Jones -- Living hell / Joe Haldeman -- Bones of air, bones of stone / Stepehn Leigh -- Ruins / Elanor Arnason -- The tumbledowns of Cleopatra abyss / David Brin -- By frogsled and lizardback to outcast Venusian lepers / Garth Nix -- The sunset of time / Michael Cassutt -- Pale blue memories / Tobias S. Buckell -- The heart's filthy lesson / Elizabeth Bear -- The wizard of the trees / Joe R. Lansdale -- The godstone of Venus / Mike Resnick -- Botanica veneris: thirteen papercuts by Ida Countess Rathangan / Ian McDonald.
Summary, etc.:
This original anthology of all-new stories harkens back to the Golden Age of SF, when science fiction was filled with tales from our own solar system, at a time when no one knew what lay on the surface of our nearest galactic neighbors and speculation ran rampant. And though that old solar system was disproved in the 1960s, when space probes showed that the real worlds were very different from those of our imaginations, these linked anthologies take us back to the time when it still seemed possible that Mars was home to dying civilizations, and Venus was a steamy, swampy jungle world, with strange creatures lurking amidst the lush vegetation. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Science fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
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