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Periphery

4.12  ·  Rating Details  ·  16 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Periphery is as much about the female perspective of the future as it is an exploration of individual identity in a world increasingly dominated by technology. How do we define our humanity, if not by the way we connect to others? Yet, even in the realm of the physical and the sensual, technology continues to change perspectives on what it means to be human. Through the st ...more
ebook, 149 pages
Published May 17th 2012 by Untreed Reads (first published December 1st 2007)
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Djibril Al-ayad
Dec 31, 2012 Djibril Al-ayad rated it really liked it
This is the e-book version, published by Untreed Reads, of Periphery, originally published in print four years ago by Lethe Press, and edited by Lynne Jamneck, a New Zealand-based writer. This anthology contains twelve stories, ranging in length from short to very short (although nothing is technically flash), with a wide range of science fictional and technophilic themes, all of which contain lesbian protagonists and a romantic or erotic flavour. Like the best of themed anthologies, this volume ...more
claire
Jun 13, 2010 claire rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, queer, sex, sci-fi
Well, so far this looks like your typical sf anthology - that is, mostly crap with a couple of gems potentially lurking in the pages. Picked it off the library shelf on a whim. We'll see.

UPDATE: Just as I thought. Except the "gems" weren't even that great. Bummer.
Katherine
Jun 05, 2008 Katherine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Honestly, I bought this book for Lyda Morehouse's story, but the other stories are really good, too. I was particularly taken with Nicola Griffith's.
A. Thurman
Jun 18, 2010 A. Thurman rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hot and sweet - I especially loved the story about the miner and the sheltered girl who get lost in space.
Catherine
Dec 01, 2008 Catherine rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Another anthology I have a story in.
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Lynne Jamneck is a fiction writer and editor. She has been nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel and Lambda awards, and holds an MA in English Literature from Auckland University, New Zealand.

Her fiction has appeared in Jabberwocky, H.P. Lovecraft’s Magazine of Horror, Something Wicked Magazine, Fantastique Unfettered and the collections So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction, Tales from the Bell Club, Unconve
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