Irregular Verbs

Paperback | June 17, 2014

byMatthew Johnson

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A short story collection that blends science fiction, fantasy and literary fiction in tales that range from a Chinese restaurant where the owner's ghost lingers for one final party, to a desolate Arctic island where a lone Canadian soldier stands guard against an invasion from Denmark, to a resettlement centre for refugees from ancient Rome.

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A short story collection that blends science fiction, fantasy and literary fiction in tales that range from a Chinese restaurant where the owner's ghost lingers for one final party, to a desolate Arctic island where a lone Canadian soldier stands guard against an invasion from Denmark, to a resettlement centre for refugees from ancient...

Matthew Johnson is a writer and educator who lives in Ottawa with his wife and two children. His stories have been published in ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION, THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, and STRANGE HORIZONS, among other places, has been reprinted in THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY, FANTASY: THE BEST OF THE YEAR,...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 8.96 × 6.25 × 0.92 inPublished:June 17, 2014Publisher:ChiZineLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1771481773

ISBN - 13:9781771481779

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"Matthew Johnson's short stories have revealed as fresh and original a new voice as any in our field."-Rich Horton, Locus

"[Irregular Verbs] is a strong, moving story."-Tangent Magazine

"[The Last Island] is. . . a beautiful, lyrical tale of loss and acceptance."-SFRevu