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Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming

Dozois, Gardner

Editore: St. Martin's Griffin, 2001
ISBN 10: 0312275706 / ISBN 13: 9780312275709
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Titolo: Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming

Casa editrice: St. Martin's Griffin

Data di pubblicazione: 2001

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Riassunto: When mankind moves out to the stars, the colonists of the future will remake the worlds they inhabit in their image. Included here are twenty stories from the most imaginative writers in the field, including:

Poul Anderson * Stephen Baxter * Gregory Benford * Arthur C. Clarke * Greg Egan * Joe Haldeman * Philip Jennings * William H. Kieth * Geoffrey A. Landis * Ian McDonald * Richard McKenna * Laura Mixon * G. David Nordley * Robert Reed * Kim Stanley Robinson * Pamela Sargent * Cordwainer Smith * Bruce Sterling * John Varley * Roger Zelazny

These are the stories of the explorers and pioneers who transform their destinations in the image of their distant home--exciting tales of alien landscapes and the struggle to make them suit human desires.

Recensione: Science fiction authors like to think big; their work spans galaxies and remakes worlds. The thus-far-fictional act of radically changing other planets to suit human desires is the theme of Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming, edited by Gardner Dozois, SF's greatest short fiction editor since the legendary John W. Campbell. Dozois has assembled 20 powerful, imaginative stories by many of SF's finest writers, from Poul Anderson and Arthur C. Clarke to Stephen Baxter and Bruce Sterling.

These stories were first published between 1954 and 2001; a majority are from the 1990s. The stories are often hard SF, but they don't sacrifice characterization for ideas or technology. SF fans will love this anthology if they don't mind that women make up only two of the contributors and not many more of the protagonists. Dozois has also edited a companion volume about remaking humanity, Supermen: Tales of the Posthuman Future. --Cynthia Ward

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