The Measure of the Universe

The Measure of the Universe

by Ellen Larson

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Overview

The Measure of the Universe by Ellen Larson

A wide-eyed paleographer from Antares arrives on the Greek isles to study ancient inscriptions with a sharp-tongued communications professor. Blundering through the lexical labyrinth, they discover love among the runes--and a thread of deception that leads straight to interplanetary disaster. Will the amiable alien save the day by revealing his semantic secrets, or will the censorious Antarans throw the book at him? Will the professor of pictographs see the light? Fire up your universal translators, it�s Prometheus, Bloodied but Unbound!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780966987744
Publisher: Savvy Press
Publication date: 08/15/2002
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.36(w) x 8.12(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Beginning in 1971, when Larson's first short story was published in Yankee Magazine, her short stories and essays have regularly appeared in print and electronic markets. In 1999, Larson's literary short story, "Bridges and Trees" was published by gowanusbooks.com and took fifth place in the Preditors and Editors Award for Best Short Story. In 2007, an original mystery, "Partners," was published by Amazon Shorts.

Her most recent short story, When the Apricots Bloom, was published in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (July/Aug 2010) and nominated for a Barry Award for Best Mystery Short Story of 2010.

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