Stations of the Tide

Front Cover
Avon Books, Mar 1, 1992 - Fiction - 252 pages
9 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
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Ugh. Too surreal & confusing for me. I put it down at p. 103/252 and do not want to pick it up again. I only got that far because I was reading it w/ the GR group FoF. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

More coherant than [book: Dragons of Babel], less emotionally wrenching than [book: The Iron Dragon's Daughter], but just as stuffed with innovation and imagination as all of Swanwick's work. An ... Read full review


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

2 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

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