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Tesseracts Twelve: New Novellas of Canadian Fantastic Fiction

(Tesseracts Anthology #12)

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Tesseracts Twelve is unlike any other volume in this critically acclaimed series showcasing the best in Canadian speculative fiction. For the first time in its distinguished history, Tesseracts focuses on novellas, the form believed by many to be the best expression of fantastic and speculative storytelling.

In Tesseracts Twelve, the series' most ambitious volume to date,

Paperback, 285 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by EDGE
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Brian Gaston
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This entry into the long running series is a collection of novellas. The trouble with novellas is that they are tough to get through if the story doesn't interest you. I found there were both the good and not-so-good stories in this collection.
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This newest collection of Canadian fantastic fiction looks at the novella (17,500 to 40,000 words), the hardest-to-sell length of fiction.

In a small town in Alberta, an intact baby woolly mammoth is found buried in the snow. When Samuel, the town’s "smart person," touches the carcass, the mammoth’s life force is transferred to him, and he begins to have weird visions about being chased by beings on two legs. During a town-wide party, with mammoth stew as the main course (over Samuel’s strong obj
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Highly entertaining but nothing that stretches the envelope or challenges the imagination however. Neither is too cerebral with some fresh spins on old tropes. No moralizing.
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Claude Lalumière is the author of the story collections Objects of Worship , Nocturnes and Other Nocturnes , and Altre persone / Other Persons and of the mosaic works The Door to Lost Pages and Venera Dreams: A Weird Entertainment . He has edited fourteen anthologies, including two Aurora Award—nominated volumes in the Tesseracts series. Hi ...more

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