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Memesis: modifiction and other strange changes

Memesis: modifiction and other strange changes

(Most recent edition: December 2010; infinity plus.)

Memesis: modifiction and other strange changes

A world where islands of rock float on a molten sea, a man whose son flies high while he can only watch, a seaside town held together by the belief of its inhabitants. Eight stories about strange changes and the strangely changed, each with a new afterword by the author of Publishers Weekly starred novels Genetopia and The Accord. Includes new story "The Horseman of Two Torrents, or..."

contents:

Witness
Queen of the Burn Plain
Riding the Serpent's Back
The Horseman of Two Torrents, or...
The Domegame and Mr P
Memesis
The Art of Self-Abuse (free sample: complete story available online)
Beside the Sea


'I have read "Beside the Sea" perhaps four or five times since its original publication... It's a magical fantasy, a parable in the form of a rite-of-passage story, both frightening and bizarre... It's a story I come back to again and again, and one which I wish I had written myself - and there can be no greater recommendation than that.'
Eric Brown

'It is wiser about youth and imagination than most other novels published today; and everybody, of whatever age, should read it...'
Adam Roberts on The Unlikely World of Faraway Frankie

'Brooke is a master story teller... another great collection from Keith Brooke, a writer who deserves wider recognition. I'd recommend it highly.'
reader review at Amazon UK

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