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Universal Genius: Collected Fiction of Erin Lale

2.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
A Time Yarns Universe Book

Most of the stories in this collection are reprinted from magazines that are currently out of print.

Short stories in this anthology:

The Timelessness Machine
(reprinted from The Sterling Web)
Hard sf

Alternate history

In the Beginning Was the Microchip
(reprinted from The Science Fiction Store Club Magazine)
Hard sf / cyberpunk

The Betrayed
Kindle Edition, 107 pages
Published (first published March 19th 2011)
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Ralph Ewig
Mar 31, 2011 Ralph Ewig rated it really liked it
Diverse and full of depth, Erin Lale’s Universal Genius is an equally thought-provoking and captivating read.

Universal Genius is a collection of short stories, covering a wide spread of topics, ideas, and even genres. Within such diverse content it is difficult to identify a common thread, but that makes it no less fun to read - just like rummaging through a box of chocolate truffles, the reader never quite knows what to expect next; except that it will be delicious!

The Timelessness Machine is
Aug 12, 2011 Emily rated it liked it
I think one of my favorite developments that's come out of the self-/indie publishing movement is that out of print or limited print run stories and books that would have been unattainable are easily accessible to new readers now. This is especially true for short stories and inclusions in anthologies; I confess that I'm not a huge magazine reader so I would have completely missed out on all the stories included here if not for this collection.

As the synopsis indicates, a variety of genres that
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Erin Lale
Mar 31, 2011 Erin Lale added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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Erin Lale writes nonfiction, fiction, poetry, speeches, book reviews, etc. She is the acquisitions editor at Caliburn Press, including its imprints Eternal Press, Damnation Books, Spero Publishing, Sciento Sordida, Mellifera, etc. She published and edited Berserkrgangr Magazine, owned The Science Fiction Store in Las Vegas, and writes the Pagansquare blog Gnosis Diary.
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