Blue Champagne by John Varley

By John Varley

A selection of technology fiction tales from "the top author in America" (Tom Clancy)—Hugo and Nebula award-winning writer John Varley.

John Varley's distinct combination of startling know-how and really human characters has gained him each significant technological know-how fiction award a number of instances over for either his novels and his brief fiction.

Blue Champagne collects 8 thought-provoking tales from one of many genre's undisputed masters, together with the Hugo Award-winner "The Pusher," and the Hugo and Nebula award-winner "Press Enter."

Show description

Read or Download Blue Champagne PDF

Similar short stories books

Thieves Dozen (Dortmunder)

That includes Westlake's hapless hero John Dortmunder, this unique compilation of brief tales ties in to the author's most up-to-date Dortmunder hardcover, "The street to break. "

Henry's Shorts: The Savage Hogs and Other Unlikely Tales

Listed below are 5 brief tales through an writer who frequently writes crime fiction. even though encouraged by way of own reports, they're fiction, jam-packed with lies, and not likely stories (mostly). All are meant to be funny or satirical. within the Savage Hogs, Eli is a misbegotten, mild younger guy usually mistreated through others.

Havoc

Havoc is a quick tale that follows major characters amidst an alien invasion. Taking the point of view of the characters, the reader is thrown into the combo of misunderstanding and desperation that inhabits the realm of Havoc. How do you continue to exist a brutal alien invasion? moreover, what has introduced the opposed race to our planet?

Getting to Unknow the Neighbors

Attending to Unknow the acquaintances is a set of brief fictions via Louis Daniel Brodsky that offers the reader with one of many strangest casts of misfits in modern literature.

Additional resources for Blue Champagne

Sample text

On the eighth of September , he was arrested for creating a disturbance in a public thoroughfare. The next day, deciding to take part in an even larger disturbance, he enlisted in the th Infantry of the New York National Guard. Within a few months, he was shipped overseas with his regiment. We know about various aspects of his campaign. We know that he violently disapproved of taking prisoners and that he once (with just his rifle butt) interfered with that deplorable practice. We know that he managed to slip out of the hospital three days after he had been wounded and make his way back to the front, lines.

The pair fought for two hours and it ended in a draw. Before a week was out, the shooting started up again. Monk was arrested for the nth time. With great relief Tammany Hall washed their hands of him; the judge prophesied for him, with complete accuracy, ten years in prison. Eastman vs Germany When the still puzzled Monk was released from Sing Sing, the twelve hundred members of his gang had broken up into warring factions. Unable to reorganize them, he took to operating on his own. On the eighth of September , he was arrested for creating a disturbance in a public thoroughfare.

Bogle perambulated about until a honey-coloured moon repeated itself in the rectangular basins of the public fountains. The expected visitation was paid him. Hailing a cab, he asked to be driven to Baigent’s flat. Baigent sent a long letter to the Times. certifying that the supposed Tichborne was a shameless impostor. He signed it with the name of Father  Goudron of the Society of Jesus. Other equally papist accusations soon followed. Their effect was immediate: decent people everywhere were quick to discover that Sir Roger Charles was the target of an unscrupulous Jesuitical plot.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.21 of 5 – based on 14 votes

Categories: Short Stories