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Edges: Thirteen New Tales from the Borderlands of the Imagination

3.25  ·  Rating details ·  24 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 239 pages
Published December 1st 1980 by Not Avail (first published 1980)
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Metaphorosis
Feb 11, 2012 rated it it was ok
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2.5 stars - Metaphorosis Reviews

A baker's dozen of speculative fiction stories.

A while back, someone commented on a review of M. J. Engh's Arslan, and mentioned that her finest work was difficult to find - a novella that had only seen print in an anthology called Edges. I'm a fan of Engh, but didn't recall the novella. I did recall, however that I had Edges somewhere in my library. I dug up my unusually battered copy and gave it a re-read

I recalled Edges as being nowhere near so impressive as i
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Patrick Pritchard
Jan 19, 2016 rated it liked it
Most of the stories were an enjoyable read. I've tried several times to read Ursula K. Le Guin's well-known novel The Left Hand of Darkness, to no avail. But, that was many years ago - going through this collection that she co-edited has me thinking I may revisit Left Hand one more time.

My favorites from this volume were:

- Raylan Moore's "Falling" - the more accessible of the lot I think.
- Scott Sanders' "Touch the Earth" - at the time this story was publish here Sanders was working on a novel "
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J.M.
Apr 29, 2009 rated it did not like it
Couldn't get into any of the stories.
Matt
Dec 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
Bizarre, nontraditional, imaginative. Some of the longer stories didn't keep my interest but overall worth reading
Kevin Kern
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As of 2013, Ursula K. Le Guin has published twenty-two novels, eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry and four of translation, and has received many awards: Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, PEN-Malamud, etc. Her recent publications include the novel Lavinia, an essay collection, Cheek by Jowl, and The Wild Girls. Forthcoming ...more
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