By Kij Johnson
A glowing debut assortment from one of many most popular writers in technological know-how fiction: her tales have acquired the Nebula Award the final years operating. those tales function cats, bees, wolves, canines, or even that the majority capricious of animals, people, and feature been reprinted in The Year's most sensible fable & Horror, Best technology Fiction and fable of the Year, and The mystery heritage of Fantasy.
At the Mouth of the River of Bees
26 Monkeys, additionally the Abyss
The Horse Raiders
Names for Water
My spouse Reincarnated as a Solitaire
Chenting, within the Land of the Dead
The Bitey Cat
The Empress Jingu Fishes
The guy Who Bridged the Mist
The Cat Who Walked one thousand Miles
The Evolution of Trickster tales one of the canine of North Park After the Change
Kij Johnson's tales have gained the Sturgeon and global fable awards. She has taught writing; labored at Tor, darkish Horse, and Microsoft; labored as a radio announcer; run bookstores; and waitressed in a strip bar.
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It seemed all the more precious after I'd tasted deeply of my own cruelty. The ripples reflecting on the glass roof, the smell of the water, and above all the purity of Jun's glistening body—these things had the power to wash me clean. I wanted to be as pure as Jun, even if for only a moment. In the end, Rie had gone on to the hospital. They said she vomited until there was nothing left and then slept for two days, as still and cold as a mummy. My mother went to the hospital to take care of her and came home with long reports.
Htm The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 0 THE DIVING POOL THE DIVING POOL It's always warm here: I feel as though I've been swallowed by a huge animal. After a few minutes, my hair, my eyelashes, even the blouse of my school uniform are damp from the heat and humidity, and I'm bathed in a moist film that smells vaguely of chlorine. Far below my feet, gentle ripples disrupt the pale blue surface of the water. A constant stream of tiny bubbles rises from the diving well; I can't see the bottom.
No. 0 THE DIVING POOL THE DIVING POOL It's always warm here: I feel as though I've been swallowed by a huge animal. After a few minutes, my hair, my eyelashes, even the blouse of my school uniform are damp from the heat and humidity, and I'm bathed in a moist film that smells vaguely of chlorine. Far below my feet, gentle ripples disrupt the pale blue surface of the water. A constant stream of tiny bubbles rises from the diving well; I can't see the bottom. The ceiling is made of glass and is very high.
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