Toast

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Wildside Press LLC, Jan 1, 2004 - Fiction - 244 pages
"Bruce Sterling on speed? The imagination of Sterling squared? All of the glitz, glibly tossed-off newly invented, or hybrid tech-terms thrown at the reader like an info blizzard at hurricane force, but with more core storyline than in some of Sterling's "Deep Eddy" stories? ... if you like Sterling, you're gonna love Stross. In an ironic sense, Bruce Sterling was the buffer we needed to be able to handle Charles Stross." - Tangent.
 

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Like many collections of short stories I rate this quite low, because there is always a mix of quality and I'm not particularly a fan of the short story either. Adding to that, in this case, there are ... Read full review

Contents

After the future imploded
9
Antibodies
21
Bear Trap
45
Extracts from the Club Diary
69
A Colder
89
A con report
127
A Boy and His
145
Ship of Fools
163
Dechlorinating the Moderator
183
Yellow Snow
191
Big Brother Iron
207
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Born in Leeds, England, Charles Stross knew he wanted to be a science fiction writer from the age of six. Despite this, he went to university in London and qualified as a Pharmacist. He made his first writing sale to Interzone in 1986, and sold about a dozen stories elsewhere throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s. He now writes fiction full-time, has sold about 16 novels, has won one Hugo award and been nominated nearly a dozen times, and has been translated into about a dozen languages. He is the author of the Merchant Princes series. His latest book, The Revolution Business, is the fifth in this series. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife Feorag.

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