Darwin's Bastards

Darwin's Bastards

Astounding Tales From Tomorrow

eBook - 2010
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These 23 stories take us on a twisted fun ride into some future times and parallel universes where characters as diverse as a one-legged International Actuarial Forensics specialist, a pharmaceutical guinea pig, and a far-sighted fetus engage in their own games of the survival of the fittest.
Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, c2010.
ISBN: 9781553656166
Characteristics: 1 online resource (361 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: Gartner, Zsuzsi
Alternative Title: Astounding tales from tomorrow


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leah_p Sep 16, 2013

This is a crazy awesome collection of short stories. The official description above tells you exactly what to expect, but nevertheless, be prepared for some uneasiness, confusion, laughing out loud, slight nausea, surprise, prognostication-induced apprehension and maybe a fleeting warm and fuzzy feeling. But mostly the former - this IS dystopian sci-fi, after all.

Jan 02, 2013

Only found four or five of the short stories to be at all interesting or compelling. Probably not worth reading for most people.

debwalker Feb 26, 2011

Beaver Book Category: Best Science Fiction or Fantasy

"The Bookie goes to... Darwin's Bastards edited by Zsuzsi Gartner

"With stories from Pasha Malla, William Gibson and Heather O'Neill, it's no wonder that this astounding collection took home the Bookie for Best Science Fiction or Fantasy. The collection, curated by Zsuzsi Gartner, covers everything from contemporary social satire to dark dystopian predictions. Predicting the future has never been so weird, wonderful and eclectic."

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