Hugo Award Winner for Best Novella: Animal Farm, Dragonflight, the Man Who Sold the Moon, Coraline, Riders of the Purple Wage, Beggars in Spain

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Animal Farm, Dragonflight, the Man Who Sold the Moon, Coraline, Riders of the Purple Wage, Beggars in Spain, the Word for World Is Forest, Houston, Houston, Do You Read?, the Atrocity Archives, Down in the Bottomlands, the Hemingway Hoax, the Cookie Monster, Eye for Eye, My Name Is Legion, Inside Job, the Girl Who Was Plugged ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Animal Farm, Dragonflight, the Man Who Sold the Moon, Coraline, Riders of the Purple Wage, Beggars in Spain, the Word for World Is Forest, Houston, Houston, Do You Read?, the Atrocity Archives, Down in the Bottomlands, the Hemingway Hoax, the Cookie Monster, Eye for Eye, My Name Is Legion, Inside Job, the Girl Who Was Plugged In, Nightwings, Ill Met in Lankhmar, Enemy Mine, the Queen of Air and Darkness, All Seated on the Ground, 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai, Gilgamesh in the Outback, the Saturn Game, Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge, Lost Dorsai. Excerpt: 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai is a science fiction novella by American writer Roger Zelazny . It won the Hugo Award for Best Novella in 1986 and was also nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novella in 1985. The novella was partly inspired by Hokusai s Views of Mt. Fuji (Charles Tuttle, 1965), a book that contains precisely 24 prints painted by Hokusai . In Zelazny's version, the character Mari consults that very book during the story. (Hokusai painted more than 100 images of Mt. Fuji but he is best known for another selection of them: "36 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai"). Plot summary A widow makes a pilgrimage in Japan to some of the locations of Hokusai 's views of Mt. Fuji , ultimately attempting to confront her former husband who had become a nearly all-powerful digital being. Websites (URLs online) A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at "All Seated on the Ground" "All Seated on the Ground" is a science fiction novella published in 2007 by Connie Willis . It won the 2008 Hugo Award for Best Novella . Plot summary The story follows Meg, a newspaper columnist who has joined a commission studying aliens that have landed on the Denver University campus. The aliens glare at everyone,...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155876757
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/7/2010
  • Pages: 116
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.28 (d)

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