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Starblind and Nebulous [NOOK Book]

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Science fiction short story collection. Explores subjects including gynoids, mind replacement, and planetary discoveries (see long description).

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Starblind and Nebulous

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Overview

Science fiction short story collection. Explores subjects including gynoids, mind replacement, and planetary discoveries (see long description).

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011343216
  • Publisher: Nicholas Sheffield
  • Publication date: 6/7/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Nicholas Sheffield grew up in Hamilton, New Zealand. He obtained a Bachelor of Management Studies from the University of Waikato, and has a long history of work in the Information Systems sector. He and his wife Simone have six children.


Double Dragon published his first work, Overlanders, in 2004. The novel revolves around a group of friends whose utopian existence is put at risk when they’re thrust into the archaic and dangerous cities of the overlands.


Sheffield’s writings are generally set in, or around, the Earth, and employ a plausible use of technology. Therefore many of the popular science fiction themes, such as time travel and alternative dimensions, never appear in his works.


The concepts that form the spine of each story are often as important as the main narrative. They’re not always held up to the spotlight, but tend to be woven quietly into the background.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2011

    Good value

    Loved the opening story.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 9, 2011

    Good stuff

    A few classics in there I really enjoyed

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 8, 2011

    Neat little sci fi anthology

    There are some funny little quotes all the way through this book. The author writes very different stories, so it's not that consistent. I think he just writes whatever takes his fancy. I quite liked "The Politics of Mars"

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 11, 2011

    Some of the authors best work

    There are a few classic stories in this book. I definitely think they should have won some awards !!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2011

    First rate !!!

    Great eclectic collection of stories. Typical for this author - no two the same !!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 10, 2011

    Mixed bag

    Short stories. Some I really liked, some a bit miss. Overall good tho.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 14, 2011

    Entertaining

    Some good stories in there. Liked the little robot quotes between them!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 17, 2011

    Good book

    A bit of everything

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