The Big Book of Science Fiction by Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer

The Big Book of Science Fiction

The Ultimate Collection #1

Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer

1209 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

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Quite possibly the GREATEST science-fiction collection of ALL TIME—past, present, and FUTURE!What if life was never-ending? What if you could change your body to adapt to an alien ecology? What if the Pope was a robot? Spanning galaxies and millen...

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emotional 50%
informative 50%
inspiring 50%
mysterious 50%
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