The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet and Other Stories (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 216
Forlag: Zubaan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9789381017968
Kategori: Noveller, lyrikk og drama
Omtale The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet and Other Stories
Well-known and well-regarded in the world of science fiction and fantasy writing, Vandana Singh brings her unique imagination to a wider audience in this collection of stories, newly reissued by Zubaan Books. In the title story, a woman tells her husband of her curious discovery: that she is inhabited by small alien creatures. In another, a young girl making her way to college through the streets of Delhi comes across a mysterious tetrahedron. Is it a spaceship? Or a secret weapon? The first Indian female speculative fiction writer, Singh has said that her genre is a "chance to find ourselves part of a larger whole; to step out of the claustrophobia of the exclusively human and discover joy, terror, wonder, and meaning in the greater universe." A revolutionary voice in fantasy writing, Singh brings her passion for discovery to these stories, and the result is like nothing of this world.

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