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Life on the Border (Borderland #3)

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All new stories by Emma Bull, Kara Dalkey, Charles de Lint, Craig Shaw Gardener, Michael Korolenko, Ellen Kushner, Will Shetterly, Midori Snyder, and Terri Windling (writing as Bellamy Bach); song lyrics by Emma Bull. Cover art by Rick Berry (Tor Books edition, 1991).

"Life on the Border turns the volume to 11, cranking up the energy and enthusiasm as the authors really hit
Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
Published July 15th 1991 by Tor Books
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B.R. Sanders
Jul 17, 2015 B.R. Sanders rated it really liked it
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LIFE ON THE BORDER is the third installment of the Borderland series created and edited by Terri Windling. Like the two volumes before it, is an anthology of short stories by multiple authors set in a shared universe where Elfland has returned to the human world, bringing with it trade, unreliable magic and technology, and the elves. This volume is larger than the previous two and features new authors as well as familiar ones. But Life on the Border felt different from BORDERLAND and BORDERTOWN ...more
Jul 19, 2016 Erin rated it it was amazing
An eternal enthusiast of the Bordertown books, this was just as lovely and varied as the previous anthologies.
Mar 18, 2016 Paul rated it really liked it
Bordertown book - what more is there to say?
Michelle Morrell
My very favorite shared universe, about a city on the blurred edge of earth and faerie, and the people who find their way there. One of many anthologies and stand-alone novels.
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So far, I think Bordertown remains my favorite of these books, with "Danceland" and "Demon" among my favorite stories in any of them.
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The Gardener story was weak; out of place as the only homage story with too much amusement on the readers part expected to carry it.
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Terri Windling is an American editor, artist, essayist, and the author of books for both children and adults. Windling has won nine World Fantasy Awards, the Mythopoeic Award, the Bram Stoker Award, and her collection The Armless Maiden appeared on the short-list for the James Tiptree, Jr. Award. She was also honored with SFWA's Soltice Award in 2010, a life achievement award for "significant cont ...more
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