The Forest of Time and Other Stories

The Forest of Time and Other Stories Before he wrote the critically acclaimed Firestar the first volume of a contemporary future history Michael Flynn was one of the most popular regular contributors to Analog Collected here are the st

  • Title: The Forest of Time and Other Stories
  • Author: Michael F. Flynn
  • ISBN: 9780312865870
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Paperback
  • Before he wrote the critically acclaimed Firestar, the first volume of a contemporary future history, Michael Flynn was one of the most popular regular contributors to Analog Collected here are the stories that first won Michael Flynn recognition and acclaim, with comments by Flynn on the background and the writing of each piece in prefaces that are intelligent, insighBefore he wrote the critically acclaimed Firestar, the first volume of a contemporary future history, Michael Flynn was one of the most popular regular contributors to Analog Collected here are the stories that first won Michael Flynn recognition and acclaim, with comments by Flynn on the background and the writing of each piece in prefaces that are intelligent, insightful, and humorous.

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    1. I recently reread this - I don't remember really when I first read it, or even whether it was an ebook or physical. What really makes this good (for me) is the comments that Flynn gives after each story, letting us into the mind of the author and the creative process. The stories are all about as far as you can get from each other, ranging from fairly hard SF to outright fantasy, tied together by all being "speculative fiction" (as if that term could not be used for any type of fiction). He is a [...]

    2. #33 - 2010.Needed some relief from all that gritty mystery reading I've been doing. Flynn is one of my favorite science fiction writers, using hard science fiction (generally) while exploring the human element. Recently heard a story of his on StarShipSofa and it made me realize that I was missing a big element of his work by never reading any of his short stories. Most of these I found very interesting and well written. There were a few (the Western, the butterfly wings) where they went on too [...]

    3. This author reminds me of Ray Bradbury. He writes science fiction with twists, as well. I liked that this book was filled with short stories. They were all so different from one another, too. A few stories dealt with time, but even they were completely different. Of course I liked some more than others, but they were all interesting and creative.

    4. Very interesting and diverse collection of stories. The author's afterwords on each story were interesting (and funny) as well.

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