Stations of the Tide

Front Cover
Avon Books, Mar 1, 1992 - Fiction - 252 pages
49 Reviews
Award-winning author Michael Swanwick brings us a deeply engrossing and thought-provoking novel about human civilization on the brink of extinction. This astonishing future take on Shakespeare's "The Tempest", depicts a world doomed by encroaching water and the extraordinary lengths to which its people will go to ensure their survival.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
16
4 stars
14
3 stars
11
2 stars
5
1 star
3

The ending is simple, perfect and brilliant. - Goodreads
It's a neat premise, but I didn't love the execution. - Goodreads
The ending redeemed some of the knots in the narrative. - Goodreads

Review: Stations of the Tide

User Review  - John Sorensen - Goodreads

I did not know what to expect from this book. The book covered a lot of territory, and I liked the less than expected ending. Read full review

Review: Stations of the Tide

User Review  - Eric Taylor - Goodreads

One of my favorite books. Vivid and entrancing ocean-centric language. Fascinating concepts. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
55
Section 3
189
Copyright

2 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

About the author (1992)

Michael Swanwick lives in Philadelphia, PA. He has won five Hugo Awards and one Nebula Award.

Bibliographic information