John Barnes


Born
in Angola (Indiana), The United States
February 28, 1957

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John Barnes (born 1957) is an American science fiction author, whose stories often explore questions of individual moral responsibility within a larger social context. Social criticism is woven throughout his plots. The four novels in his Thousand Cultures series pose serious questions about the effects of globalization on isolated societies. Barnes holds a doctorate in theatre and for several years taught in Colorado, where he still lives.

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3.38 avg rating — 305 ratings — published 1999 — 7 editions
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“So we fell asleep holding hands. If married couples got to do this all the time, shit if I could understand how there were ever divorces, or even fights.”
John Barnes, Tales of the Madman Underground

“I think everyone always has time to suffer.”
John Barnes, Tales of the Madman Underground

“Can I ask you something personal?”

Six inches but I tell everyone eight.”
John Barnes, Tales of the Madman Underground



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