open
Upgrade to a better browser, please.

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books

Fountain of Age:  Stories
Purchase this book from Amazon.com Purchase this book from Amazon.co.uk Purchase this book for Kindle

Book added by: Administrator
Last updated by: valashain

Fountain of Age: Stories

Synopsis | Excerpt | Reviews | Images

Author: Nancy Kress
Publisher: Small Beer Press, 2012
Series:

This book does not appear to be part of a series. If this is incorrect, and you know the name of the series to which it belongs, please let us know.

Submit Series Details

Book Type: Novel
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags:
Awards:
Lists:  
Links:
Avg Member Rating:
(7 reads / 3 ratings)


Synopsis

Contains Hugo Award-winning Novella "The Erdmann Nexus" and Nebula Award-winning Novella "The Fountain of Age"

Nine new stories from a long-time star of the science fiction field, reprinted in The Year's Best Science Fiction, Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, and Best of the Web.

Kress unpacks the future the way DNA investigators unravelled the double helix: one gene at a time. In many of these stories gene sculpting is illegal yet commonplace and the effects range between slow catastrophe ("End Game"), cosmic ("First Rites"), and tragic ("Safeguard"). Then there's the morning when Rochester disappears and Jenny has to rely on "The Kindness of Strangers." There's Jill, who is kidnapped by aliens and trying to learn the "Laws of Survival." And there's Hope, whose Grandma is regretting the world built "By Fools Like Me."

Table of Contents:


Excerpt

No excerpt currently exists for this novel. Be the first to submit one!

Submit an Excerpt


Reviews

Fountain of Age: Stories - Nancy Kress

- valashain
  (2/2/2014)

Images

No alternate cover images currently exist for this novel. Be the first to submit one!