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I simply get drawn in and accept the universes he creates, hook, line and sinker. Books by John Varley. The End of the Day. Champagns Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Posted by Jesse at 2: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Much better story than I recalled: Much bet Reread of one of Varley’s key collections are any of them non-key? Dec 15, Marley rated it really liked it. Lisa the Vietnamese-American hacker!

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I’m glad I picked this book up from the huge pile of procrastinated readings. Apart from that one, the only other story I had read before is the first, “The Pusher”. Blue Champagne collects eight thought-provoking stories from one of the genre’s undisputed masters, including the Hugo Award-winner “The Pusher,” and the Hugo and Nebula award-winner “Press Enter.

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This one has some very unpleasant news. The Golden Globe Eight Worlds. The City of Brass. This is a collection of short stories covering the very late 70s and early 80s. One of the main characters is QM. By the way, it’s Megan Gallagher, not Megan Galloway.

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The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. So far, so good. The title story, in the first category, bpue probably my favorite all told. But it should be read before the next story “Tango Charlie and Foxtrot Romeo” both for some common background elements and a shared character.

The Anna-Louise Bach stories and some of the others are set much earlier than the Eight Worlds novels, although according to Wikipedia these pre-invasion stories are not actually part of the Eight Worlds chronology at all, which I bule realised.

I read A LOT of classic sci fi, hundreds on hundreds of books in the 70s, and these are my favorite, plus some of Heinlein’s. A Taste of Honey. While the read was smooth, the philosophical ideas were not. I’m only awaiting orders, varlfy told herself. Jun 02, Lois Tucker rated it it was amazing.

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Blue Champagne collects eight thought-provoking stories from one of the genre’s undisputed masters, including the Hugo Award-winner “The Pusher,” and the Hugo and Nebula award-winner “Press Enter. John Varley is at his best when he’s describing the tiny details about life in the far-flung future, and that’s what ALL of these stories are about.

Mar 08, Lynda rated it it was amazing. I simply get drawn I love this book. It includes my very favorite Varley short story ever. The only truly insignificant story here is “The Manhattan Phone Book Abridged “, which is a compilation of very short vignettes of representative people from that book, who no longer exist. The one with the sidekick is not Anna-Louise is Megan Galloway and the Golgen Gypsy is not electrical it operates through force fields that interact with specific molecules according to a very complex math.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The settings, physical and social, are interesting, detailed, and well thought out, and what they support are strong, character-driven stories. Jesse April 13, at 8: Jul 12, Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: I read Steel Beach years ago, and I’d read one of the stories in this anthology “Press Enter” previously, but never sought anything else out.

Get to Know Us. Starship crewman devises a unique stratagem to maintain contact with his homeworld after relativistic time distortion: He has received both the Hugo and Nebula awards.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: I think Varley really nails the balance that makes good SF work. Paperbackpages. Swimming with a superstar!

For me Varley’s work captures an blje blend of entertaining story telling wrapped around big ideas. Won the Hugo, Nebula and other awards.

This is a more plot driven story than some of the others here, but with more than enough character to engage your heart as well as your mind. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Not as good as the Persistence of Vision collection, but still definitely love the whole Eight Worlds background: