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In Alien Flesh

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  68 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Collection of short stories.
The aliens strap him in. He cannot feel the bindings but he knows they must be there; he cannot move. Or perhaps it is the drug. They must have given him something because his world is blurred, spongy. He tries to move but his body is lethargic, painless, suspended. He cannot remember being captured. How many people do they have? When he tries t
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Published (first published 1986)
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Caroline Eising
It's hard to review a book of short fiction when every story is so different. I can only summarise how I felt about the book as a whole (unless I go into every story individually). So, with many of the stories I found myself getting lost as the story submerged into more technical detail. I don't mind hard sci-fi, but sometimes it seems that stories can suffer as if they are merely vessels for scientific pondering. When that happens, if you don't have the scientific grounding to appreciate those ...more
Stephanie "Jedigal"
SF short stories. I see that I started reading "in-between" in 2009, but this somehow got put away. Starting over again in 2012.

>>>>>>SPOILERS<<<<<<
It's hard to notate a short story w/o, so just beware. Or don't read the story until after you've forgotten this review.... :o)

Note: The stories are each accompanied by an "afterword". Rather than finding these to be explanations with are required for the reader to understand the too-cryptic stories, I'm finding th
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Gregory Benford is an American science fiction author and astrophysicist who is on the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Irvine.

As a science fiction author, Benford is best known for the Galactic Center Saga novels, beginning with In the Ocean of Night (1977). This series postulates a galaxy in which sentient organic life is in constant warfare wit
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Foundation's Fear (Second Foundation Trilogy, #1) Timescape In the Ocean of Night (Galactic Center, #1) Heart of the Comet Great Sky River (Galactic Center, #3)

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