Gypsy

Gypsy

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Author/Editor: Scholz, Carter
Publisher: PM Press
Date: 2015
Binding: Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 160 p. Outspoken Authors. Audience: General/trade.
Condition: USED - Fine. An excellent, unmarked copy with tight binding and minimal edge wear.

In this collection of sci-fi stories, heralded writer Carter Scholz explores a variety of sociopolitical themes. In the novella Gypsy, a few visionary scientists, chosen and nurtured by an eccentric billionaire undertake humankind's most expansive adventure--a generations-long voyage to a distant planet. The story "The Nine Billion Names of God" uses a classic sci-fi text to deconstruct literary deconstruction itself, with hilarious results. "Imprecations" is an unforgiving examination of the primary lies in popular culture. An interview with the author, in which Scholz reveals his sources, frustrations, forbidden delights, and demonic designs, is also included.