Impossible Things: A Novel by Connie WillisImpossible Things: A Novel by Connie Willis

Impossible Things: A Novel

byConnie Willis

Mass Market Paperback | December 1, 1993

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Winner of six Nebula and two Hugo awards for her fiction, Connie Willis is acclaimed for her gifted imagination and bold invention. Here are eleven of her finest stories, surprising tales in which the impossible becomes real, the real becomes impossible, and strangeness lurks at every turn.

The end of the world comes not with a bang but a series of whimpers over many years in "The Last of the Winnebagos."

The terror of pain and dying gives birth to a startling truth about the nature of the stars, a principle known as the "Schwarzschild Radius."

In "Spice Pogrom," an outrageous colony in outer space becomes the setting for a screwball comedy of bizarre complications, mistaken identities, far-too-friendly aliens--and even true love.
Connie Willis is a member of the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and a Grand Master of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. She has received seven Nebula awards and eleven Hugo awards for her fiction; Blackout and All Clear—a novel in two parts—and Doomsday Book won both. Her other works include Crosstalk, Passage, Lincoln’...
Title:Impossible Things: A NovelFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 6.9 × 4.2 × 1.1 inPublished:December 1, 1993Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0553564366

ISBN - 13:9780553564365

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Box of chocolates If you're a Connie Willis fan, this is a great addition to your library. I seldom have the time or perse If you sometimes lack the time or perseverance to wade through a full-length novel, short stories are just the ticket. Willis' style and intelligence shine through in these morsels.
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A collection of science fiction tales by the winner of six Nebula and two Hugo awards features a tale of an outrageous colony in outer space, a distraught woman obsessed with the past, and creatures who roam London during the Blitz. Original.