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Rich Larson
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Tomorrow Factory

Rich Larson



Horror » Plague;
Science Fiction » Short Stories Sci-Fi;
Science Fiction » Science;
Science Fiction » Robots;
Science Fiction » Future Society;
Science Fiction » Cyberpunk;
Science Fiction » Aliens;
Science Fiction » Space Opera;
Science Fiction » Contemporary Sci-Fi


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Twenty-three stories from one of science fiction's up-and-coming stars, Pushcart and Journey Prize-nominated author Rich Larson.

Welcome to the Tomorrow Factory.

On your left, post-human hedonists on a distant space station bring diseases back in fashion, two scavengers find a super-powered parasite under the waves of Sunk Seattle, and a terminally-ill chemist orchestrates an asteroid prison break.

On your right, an alien optometrist spins illusions for irradiated survivors of the apocalypse, a high-tech grifter meets his match in near-future Thailand, and two teens use a blackmarket personality mod to get into the year's wickedest, wildest party.

This collection of published and original fiction by award-winning writer Rich Larson will bring you from a Bujumbura cyberpunk junkyard to the icy depths of Europa, from the slick streets of future-noir Chicago to a tropical island of sapient robots. You'll explore a mysterious ghost ship in deep space, meet an android learning to dream, and fend off predatory alien fungi on a combat mission gone wrong.

Twenty-three futures, ranging from grimy cyberpunk to far-flung space opera, are waiting to blow you away.

So step inside the Tomorrow Factory, and mind your head.

By:   Rich Larson
Imprint:   TALOS
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   386g
ISBN:   9781945863301
ISBN 10:   1945863307
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   October 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Rich Larson was born in West Africa, has studied in Rhode Island and worked in Spain, and now writes from Ottawa, Canada. His award-winning short fiction has been translated into Chinese, Vietnamese, Polish, French, and Italian, and appears in numerous Year's Best anthologies.

Larson is one of the best new writers to enter science fiction in more than a decade. His stories are always exciting, inventive, evocative, and sometimes profound. --Gardner Dozois, The Year's Best Science Fiction Every now and then the science fiction field sees the arrival of a startling new talent. Rich Larson is just that. A writer of powerful, perceptive stories that stand with the best. Tomorrow Factory dazzles with smart, sharp, insightful stories, and belongs on your bookshelf. One of the books of the year. --Jonathan Strahan, The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Powerful, thought-provoking, and filled with little moments of humanity that makes his stories resonate, Rich Larson's debut collection should be required reading for modern science fiction fans. --Jason Sizemore, editor-in-chief, Apex Magazine The most impressive new short fiction writer in science fiction and fantasy over the last few years, bringing to mind writers like Robert Silverberg and Robert Reed. Tomorrow Factory is a first-rate introduction: fast-moving, affecting, driving, and powerful. --Rich Horton, The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Larson has honed his talent playing with reality. Frequently, if I'm not too disturbed after reading one of Rich's tales, I find I'm left, like Finch at the conclusion to 'An Evening with Severyn Grimes, ' with 'the ghost of a smile on my face.' It's an experience I highly recommend. --Sheila Williams, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine

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