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Stations of the tide

Michael Swanwick

Stations of the tide

by Michael Swanwick

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Published by Avon Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Swanwick
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14679007M
ISBN 100380715244
OCLC/WorldCa25353852

  The Tide is a variation on a theme, a covert ops team is sent to a remote oil rig where biological weapons research has gone wrong. It is then up to them to find a cure and save the world. The story is told by several characters to give more than one I've always been a fan of Post Apocalyptic novels, not so much zombie novels.4/5.   A few weeks ago, I picked up both Vacuum Flowers and Stations of the Tide based on his short fiction. Vacuum Flowers was a great read, with clearly set out goals, a great plot, and a fast pace. Stations of the Tide, while a good book, is much more challenging than Vacuum Flowers/5(38).

  Stations of the Tide by Michael Swanwick. My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you’ve read or are familiar with Saga, the gorgeous comic series that re-imagines the science fiction epic with a generous helping of fantasy, you won’t be completely at sea with Station of the Tide by Michael Swanwick. Swanwick had been on my to-read list for a while, mainly due to associations with other authors I . Stations of the Tide. Synopsis | Excerpt | Reviews | Images. Author: Michael Swanwick: Publisher: Asimov's Science Fiction, William Morrow & Co., Series: This book does not appear to be part of a series. If this is incorrect, and you know the name of the series to which it belongs, please let us know. Submit Series Details. Book Type.

Title: Stations of the Tide Title Record # Author: Michael Swanwick Date: Type: NOVEL Webpages: Wikipedia-EN Language: English User Rating: (4 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE Current Tags: nanotechnology (1), 2-award-winner (1), science fiction (1) Add Tags. From the author of the splendid Vacuum Flowers (), a dazzling far-future science-vs.-magic puzzler set on the strange planet Miranda, whose icecaps periodically melt to form oceans and whose lifeforms also change accordingly. The feared magician Gregorian reportedly has stolen proscribed technology, and, through propaganda and threats, is attempting to remake the planet in his own image.


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