A Door Into Ocean (Elysium Cycle, Book 1) by Joan Slonczewski

By Joan Slonczewski

A Door into Ocean is the radical upon which the author's acceptance as an immense SF author largely rests. A ground-breaking paintings either one of feminist SF and of world-building challenging SF, it matters the Sharers of Shora, a country of girls on a far off moon within the some distance destiny who're pacifists, hugely complex in organic sciences, and who reproduce by means of parthenogenesis--there aren't any males--and tells of the conflicts that erupt whilst a neighboring civilization makes a decision to strengthen their ocean global, and ship in a military.

Show description

Read or Download A Door Into Ocean (Elysium Cycle, Book 1) PDF

Best science fiction books

But the Children Survived

Males in hazmat matches pull up in entrance of Mimi Lane’s cellular domestic. They get out of the truck and stroll up the lengthy steel ramp resulting in Mimi’s entrance door. They seek the home yet locate not anything. They have been advised they might discover a baby right here, however the home is empty.
Behind the home, Mindy Lane holds her hand round a bit dog’s mouth, expecting the lads to go away. She hears them looking out the home. She is afraid to breath. ultimately the lads climb again into the truck and force away. yet Mindy understands they are going to return.
Mindy has been by myself for seven days. the guy around the highway is lifeless, and the remainder of the cellular domestic park is empty. Mindy's Grammy, Mimi Lane, left the home seven days in the past to shop for storm provides and not again. Neither have Mindy’s mom and dad. The water and electrical energy have been knocked out via the typhoon, and Mindy ran out of bottled water days in the past. the place was once Grammy? Why hadn’t she come domestic? the place have been her mum and dad? And why did the lads in hazmat matches are looking to locate her?

Of Worlds Beyond

Of Worlds past is a suite of essays concerning the thoughts of writing technological know-how fiction.

The Harry Harrison Megapack: 11 Classics of Science Fiction

The Harry Harrison Megapack collects eleven novels and tales via the writer of the chrome steel Rat sequence, together with the classics technological know-how fiction novels DEATHWORLD and PLANET OF THE DAMNED—more than seven-hundred pages of serious examining!

Included are:


If you take pleasure in this booklet, try out the opposite volumes within the sequence, masking not just technological know-how fiction, yet myth, horror, secret, western, and vintage authors. seek your favourite e-book shop for "Wildside Press Megapack" to determine the whole checklist.

Furious (Kris Longknife Series, Book 10)

Having used unorthodox the right way to keep a world—and each sentient being on it—Lieutenant Commander Kris Longknife is needed around the galaxy for crimes opposed to humanity. For her personal protection, she’s been assigned to a backwater planet the place her speedy Patrol Squadron 127 enforces immigration keep an eye on and smuggler interdiction.

Extra info for A Door Into Ocean (Elysium Cycle, Book 1)

Example text

I’d forgotten that she couldn’t read a word of French, and so I translated it for her. “I hope she’ll be happy,” she said when I folded the letter up. “Being kept by some old German bratwurst? Nikki? You know Nikki. She needs the action as much as I do, as much as you do. She’ll be back. ” Yasmin smiled. “She’ll be back, I agree; but in her own time. ” We both laughed, and then the waiter brought Yasmin’s drink, and we ordered dinner. As we finished the meal, we lingered over a last glass of champagne.

It would be if these cheap motherfuckers would spend a little money. ” “Listen, Chiri, if I get finished and you’re still here, we’ll break it in together. ” She gave me that grin of hers that I liked so much. “Kwa heri. Marîd,” she said. ” I said. Then I hurried out into the warm, drizzling night, taking a deep breath of the sweet scent of some flowering tree. The tende had lifted my spirits, and I had swallowed a tri-phet and a sunny. I’d be doing all right when I booted my way into Tamiko’s phony geisha rat’s nest.

That didn’t sit well with Hassan, but he could make no objection. ” Then he rudely turned his back on us and continued his labor. Without turning to face us, he spoke again. ” I looked at Yasmin, and she shrugged. I went through the storeroom quickly, across the alley, and knocked on the iron door. I waited a few seconds while someone identified me from somewhere. Then the door opened. There was a tall, cadaverous, bearded old man named Karim. ” he asked me gruffly. ” The door closed. A moment later, Abdoulaye opened it.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.65 of 5 – based on 34 votes