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The Bridge

3.52  ·  Rating Details ·  56 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
An alien greeting has spread a terrible virus throughout the world's population, and now the survivors are wary of any further contact with the off-worlders.
Paperback, 368 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Aspect (first published 2000)
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Sierra
Oct 16, 2012 Sierra rated it liked it
Shelves: science-fiction
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Aug 12, 2013 Sfreader rated it really liked it
This book was nominated for a Philip K. Dick Award -- and after reading it, I can see why...

When the Ring aliens first thought to contact other worlds, they gave no consideration to the fact that other species might be constructed differently from them. Deep-space dwellers, more like large and complex bundles of genetic information than physical entities, they sent their probes off into the night hoping to build a bridge between their dark and beautiful society and others. Most probes vanished i
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Bobby Treat
Apr 25, 2013 Bobby Treat rated it it was amazing
Full of rich analogies, metaphors, and deep congruences... a great story, almost-real characters, and a poetic yet unpretentious prose style. Good science fiction, and good literature.
Candyg
Nov 26, 2008 Candyg rated it liked it
Hoping for more works from this talent. Her novel is strong and passionate, clever and wellcrafted.
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