Robert Charles Wilson. A Tom Doherty Associates Book. This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this collection are either fictitious or are used fictitiously. The perseids and other stories.
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In other words, we embarrassed her. Later, she took me into the bedroom and closed the door against a crush of bodies. At ease, they draped their arms across each other’s shoulders and inclined together like lazy willows. I had told them the story of the mirror
In other words, we embarrassed her. For reprimands, not a quick fuck. I had told them the story of the mirror. Stroking my wounded vanity with images of Faye. Conrad said sleepily, Well, what if she’s right?
We had lived in this apartment for ten years, Michelle and I. Central but a little north, seventeen stories up, southern . And I had read enough pop-medical books to realize that the combination of periodic fugues and graphomania spelled big trouble, at least potentially. Nor was I afraid of doctors.
We had lived in this apartment for ten years, Michelle and I. Central but a little north, seventeen stories up, southern exposure. In my forty-one years I had made it through an appendectomy, a kidney stone, and two impacted wisdom teeth.
is concerned, Leah and I are actually more catlike than the other creatures he encounters. A good campfire story makes the hair on my arms stand at attention. This was explained to me once: something about the arrector pili muscles and the fight-or-flight reflex. Leah gave Paul a long evaluating stare.
His last employee had gone mad or fled to the wilds of British Columbia, depending on which version of the story he chose to tell. Either scenario had begun to seem plausible. Holding a job means keeping regular hours, unfortunately.
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Robert Charles Wilson (born December 15, 1953) is an American-Canadian science fiction author. Wilson was born in the United States in California, but grew up near Toronto, Ontario. Apart from another short period in the early 1970s spent in Whittier, California, he has lived most of his life in Canada, and in 2007 he became a Canadian citizen. He resided for a while in Nanaimo, British Columbia, and briefly in Vancouver.
Short Stories & Anthologies. Robert Charles Wilson has long been one of my favourite authors both in long fiction and short. As a Canadian, I've been able to see his wonderful short fiction as it appeared in various Canadian venues, such as the Northern Frights and the Tesseracts series of anthologies. Now they are collected here and they are fabulous. Wilson writes with heart and soul and a staggering intellect that is never show-offy.
In his first story collection, Robert Charles Wilson, one of the most . And in the Hugo-nominated "Divide by Infinity", an aging Toronto book-lover finds himself becoming, literally, increasingly unlikely.
In his first story collection, Robert Charles Wilson, one of the most distinguished SF authors of his generation, weaves a tapestry of tales set in and around the city of Toronto - a haunted, numinous Toronto of past, present and future, buzzing with strangeness. In "The Fields of Abraham", one of three stories written especially for this collection, an impoverished immigrant boy is trained in strange disciplines by a bookseller who is more than he seems.