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In Alien Flesh

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Reginri was just trying to make some extra cash, doing some off-planet work. He knew the risks, but he didn't know how his life would be changed forever by his contact with the huge aliens on a watery world.

Blood on Glass (1986) poem
In Alien Flesh (1978)
Time Shards (1979)
Redeemer (1979)
Snatching the Bot (1977)
Relativistic Effects (1982)
Nooncoming (1978)
To the Stor
Paperback, 288 pages
Published January 15th 1988 by Tor Books (first published 1986)
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Stephanie "Jedigal"
Apr 08, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: sci-fi, short-stories
SF short stories. I see that I started reading "in-between" in 2009, but this somehow got put away. Starting over again in 2012.

It's hard to notate a short story w/o, so just beware. Or don't read the story until after you've forgotten this review.... :o)

Note: The stories are each accompanied by an "afterword". Rather than finding these to be explanations with are required for the reader to understand the too-cryptic stories, I'm finding th
Caroline Eising
It's hard to review a book of short fiction when every story is so different. I can only summarise how I felt about the book as a whole (unless I go into every story individually). So, with many of the stories I found myself getting lost as the story submerged into more technical detail. I don't mind hard sci-fi, but sometimes it seems that stories can suffer as if they are merely vessels for scientific pondering. When that happens, if you don't have the scientific grounding to appreciate those ...more
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Mar 09, 2016 rated it liked it
It's a good collection, but nothing special. Weird to think how old it is.
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Gregory Benford is an American science fiction author and astrophysicist who is on the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Irvine.

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