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Old Mars

(Book - 2013)
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Of all the planets orbiting that G-class star we call the Sun, none was so steeped in an aura of romantic decadence, thrilling mystery, and gung-ho adventure as Mars. This new anthology of all original stories embraces an older, more welcoming, more exotic Mars: a planet of ancient canals curring through red deserts studded with the ruined cities of dying races.
Title: Old Mars
Publisher: New York :, Bantam Books,, [2013]
Characteristics: xx, 486 pages ;,25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: A new anthology of all original stories.
Contents: Red planet blues / George R.R. Martin
Martian blood / Allen M. Steele
The ugly duckling / Matthew Hughes
The wreck of the Mars adventure / David D. Levine
Swords of Zar-Tu-Kan / S. M. Stirling
Shoals / Mary Rosenblum
In the tombs of the Martian kings / Mike Resnick
Out of scarlight / Liz Williams
The dead sea-bottom scrolls / Howard Waldrop
A man without honor / James S. A. Corey
Written in dust / Melinda M. Snodgrass
The lost canal / by Michael Moorcock
The sunstone / Phyllis Eisenstein
King of the cheap romance / Joe R. Lansdale
Mariner / Chris Roberson
The queen of the night's aria / Ian McDonald.
Summary: Of all the planets orbiting that G-class star we call the Sun, none was so steeped in an aura of romantic decadence, thrilling mystery, and gung-ho adventure as Mars. This new anthology of all original stories embraces an older, more welcoming, more exotic Mars: a planet of ancient canals curring through red deserts studded with the ruined cities of dying races.
Local Note: 6 53 56 60 61 71 73 74 76 118 149 172 173 203 210 211 216 224 242 243 250 262 263
Additional Contributors: Martin, George R. R.
Dozois, Gardner R.
ISBN: 9780345537270
0345537270
Statement of Responsibility: edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
Subject Headings: Science fiction, American. Short stories, American. Science fiction, English. Short stories, English.
Topical Term: Science fiction, American.
Short stories, American.
Science fiction, English.
Short stories, English.
LCCN: 2013001349
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May 16, 2014
  • AitchmarkB52 rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

reminded me why I have read less and less science fiction over the last 25 years. Kind of sad, really.

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