Letters From the Flesh

Letters From the Flesh

by Marcos Donnelly


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ISBN-13: 9780889953437
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 04/30/2006
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Marcos Donnelly first published short fiction in the early 1990s, appearing in such venues as The Magazine of Fantasy and Science fiction, Amazing Stories magazine, and Bantam's Full Spectrum anthologies. His first novel, Prophets for the End of Time, was published in 1999. Donnelly's work has been praised by the New York Review of Science Fction as "utterly gripping, very funny, and very clever"; noted by Asimov's Science Fiction for its "wry wisdom, comic zip, and brio".

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Marcos Donnelly’s short ?ction has appeared in such venues as The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Amazing Stories, and Bantam’s Full Spectrum anthologies. Donnelly’s work has been praised by the New York Review of Science Fiction as “utterly gripping, very funny, and very clever” and lauded by Booklist as “brilliant and controversial.” Donnelly works as a Spanish teacher in Upstate New York, where he lives with his wife Vikki and stepdaughters Tara and Elissa.

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Letters From the Flesh 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the book weve been waiting for, but everybodys been too afraid to write. God meets Darwin. Simply put, brilliant.
Guest More than 1 year ago
SF has always had a fascination with the tension between religion and science. The result has been some of the most intelligent, literary and enduring novels ever written in the genre. Donnelly has written such a novel in 'Letters from the Flesh'. Two seemingly separate but resonant plots move you through an examination of what it means to believe and what it takes to be a believer. But watch carefully, because Donnelly has as much to say about 'scientific belief' as he does religious belief. This author obviously understands and sympathizes with believers in both. But this novel is not a dry intellectual exercise. Donnelly's tightly written plot moves at an almost blistering pace, taking you from the crowded streets of ancient Damascus to a media-driven riot in modern America, delivering you to an unexpected resolution that is surprisingly tender. Sometimes outrageous, always brilliantly executed and well-written, this novel is well worth the read.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read the book and it was the best book i ever read not to mence I personly know Marcos Donnelly (Don Marcos) and talk to him about the book you will in joy the book.