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An Alphabet of Embers

Author/Editor: 

Rose Lemberg

This is a difficult anthology to describe. The best I can do is to say it is an anthology of very short speculative fiction stories, all of which explore what language (and speculative fiction) can be made to convey. I enjoyed some stories more than others, but all of the stories were interesting. Because the stories are very short, it made perfect "dip in when I have a few minutes" reading, and these stories brightened many lunchtimes for me! This anthology may not be for everyone, but if you're the sort that like stories that bend your brain a bit, you'll probably really like it.

Favorite Entry: 

The River's Children, by Shweta Narayan

Number of Entries: 
27
Collection Type: 
multiple author
Stickiness: 
High
Disclosures: 
None