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4.05  ·  Rating details ·  39 ratings  ·  6 reviews
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Published May 4th 2000 by Orion
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Santiago L. Moreno
Salvo el ciberpunk La Costa del Suicido, no estamos ante relatos fáciles de etiquetar. La vena fantástica puede corresponder en realidad a una alucinación o un punto de vista de los personajes, así que su pertenencia genérica dependerá de la interpretación que en cada cuento haga el receptor. A pesar de lo chocante que pueda resultarle a un español la muy argentina traducción de Marcelo Cohen, la magnífica escritura de Harrison llega con la potencia de siempre. Sus temas recurrentes, aquí repres ...more
Oscar
Si hay algo que no soporto son las novelas con claros elementos absurdos. Y si hay algo que aún soporto menos son aquellas novelas que intentan hacer pasar elementos abstractos por poéticos. Casi estoy viendo a esos críticos a los que se les cae la baba al comentar la maestría, la lucidez poética, la visión del autor de dichas obras. No dudo que haya lectores a los que les vaya ese rollo, pero personalmente prefiero que me cuenten una historia, si es posible con buenos personajes.

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Bob
Jun 25, 2007 rated it really liked it
Variously wild, strange, obscure. Veers between realist fiction of a psychogeographic persuasion, science fiction noir and a kind of grit moor gothic. Usually unsettling, sometimes chilling.
Peter Dunn
Oct 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
If you are looking for M J Harrison’s science fiction or fantasy work you might at first feel a little disappointed with what appears to be mostly non genre stories in this collection. However science fiction fans should not take such a simplistic view of this material. If you do you will then miss a lot of early references to things that turn up in his later Kefahuchi tract books. Indeed one seemingly non SF story in this collection appears to be actually fully set in what would become the Kefa ...more
Martín
Sep 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5/5
Augusto
Tiene algunos cuentos aburridos y otros incomprensibles. Un par buenos, pero ninguno genial para compensar.
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aka Gabriel King (with Jane Johnson)

Michael John Harrison was born in Rugby, Warwickshire in 1945 and now lives in London.
Harrison is stylistically an Imagist and his early work relies heavily on the use of strange juxtapositions characteristic of absurdism.