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Callahan's Crazy Crosstime Bar

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This contains only a selection of stories from the first 3 books of the Callahan series. A complete anthology of the Callaghan stories from all 3 books is provided by "The Callahan Chronicles". (nb neither book includes the non-Callaghan content from "Time Travelers Strictly Cash".)
Mass Market Paperback, 351 pages
Published 1989 by Legend / Arrow
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Charles Harrison
Feb 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Firstly the cover of this edition wins a gold star for in no way resembling the content of the book.
This series of interconnected short stories follows a certain trajectory. At the start it is mostly about empathy with a few touches of sci fi tending towards all sci fi and minimal empathy at the end. I preferred the first half. Not least because it is so rare to read about a group of people whose primary aim in life is to be sympathetic and help people out. I could have read an entire book in th
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May 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: short-stories, sci-fi
Even if I didn't love puns, this would be a clear 4-4.5 star book. This book is compassionate and sweet and I want to hug every character in it. The puns are just the icing on the cake for me. I picked it up at this year's Eastercon, after chatting to someone at the second hand book stall, and mentioning that I'd never read any Spider Robinson. I can't remember who recommended this to me, but I'd like to shake them warmly by the hand.

The book is a collection of short stories, all set at Callahan
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