Borders of Infinity (3-novella collection - Vorkosigan Saga) [NOOK Book]

Overview

While Miles is recuperating from injuries, his boss arrives to question him. This forms the framework for the 3 novellas "The Mountains of Mourning", "Labyrinth", and "The Borders of Infinity".
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Borders of Infinity (3-novella collection - Vorkosigan Saga)

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Overview

While Miles is recuperating from injuries, his boss arrives to question him. This forms the framework for the 3 novellas "The Mountains of Mourning", "Labyrinth", and "The Borders of Infinity".
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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
“Bujold continues to prove what marvels genius can create out of basic space operatics.”
SF Site
“Bujold is not just a master of plot, she is a master of emotion.”
Locus Magazine
“Bujold is one of the best writers of SF adventure to come along in years.”
Anne McCaffrey
"Boy, can she write!"
Publishers Weekly
“Superb far-future saga.”
- Publishers Weekly on the 'Vorkosigan' series
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014121521
  • Publisher: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/9/2012
  • Series: Vorkosigan Saga , #10
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 73,689
  • File size: 857 KB

Meet the Author

Lois McMaster Bujold was born in 1949, the daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction. She now lives in Minneapolis, and has two grown children. She began writing with the aim of professional publication in 1982. She wrote three novels in three years; in October of 1985, all three sold to Baen Books, launching her career. Bujold went on to write many other books for Baen, mostly featuring her popular character Miles Naismith Vorkosigan, his family, friends, and enemies. Her books have been translated into twenty-one languages. Her fantasy from Eos includes the award-winning Chalion series and the Sharing Knife series. www.dendarii.com
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  • Posted April 15, 2011

    Different and original, great story and characterization!

    This is the story that started me reading Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan series. Miles, with stunted growth and weak bones, is nevertheless a highly capable officer - commanding a small fleet of kinda-sorta-mercenaries. He has taken on the job of rescuing someone critical from an enemy prisoner of war camp - so, he sends in his most adaptable and inventive agent - himself. The camp is escape proof and miserable. The guards, by policy, make life as bad as possible for the POWs, within the letter of the interstellar treaty. Everything Miles does for his mission can be seen by the enemy guards. This is a story of cleverness opposed to brutality, apathy AND cleverness. As always, Lois writes very engaging, original plots drawn with deep characterization. This may be kinda-sort-of-a military science fiction story but it sure isn't typical and will be a great read for anyone. Try this, cheap. If you like it, I'd recommend either of the good series starting points: "Cordelia's Honor" or "Warrior's Apprentice." There's a LOT of variety in the series - it's never the same-old-same-old. And, did I mention, Lois McMaster Bujold has been my favorite author for the last 20 or so years.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2013

    This sci fi short story is a must read!

    Part of the Vorkosigan saga, the story drops you into the action as Miles becomes a Cetagandan prisoner of war. Clever plot development, combining intelligence, humor, and military tactics. The events that unfold are pivotal in understanding Miles' character and values in later novels, but this story stands strongly on its own for its exploration of primal needs, morality, and heroism. I've reread the story several times, and appreciate it every time.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 23, 2011

    great read

    I have loved all but one of the Vorkosigan novels and will add to my nook library whenever they are for sell. I love the humor and the story line

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