The Golden Globe by John VarleyThe Golden Globe by John Varley

The Golden Globe

byJohn Varley

Mass Market Paperback | September 1, 1999

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"This is an engrossing novel by one of the genre's most accomplished storytellers." --Publishers Weekly

All the universe is a stage...and Sparky Valentine is its itinerant thespian. He brings Shakespeare--a version of it anyway--to the outer reaches of Earth's solar system. Sparky can transform himself from young to old, fat to thin, even male to female, by altering magnetic implants beneath his skin. Indispensible hardware for a career actor--and an interstellar con man wanted for murder...
John Varley is the author of Slow Apocalypse, the Gaean Trilogy (Titan, Wizard, and Demon), Steel Beach, The Golden Globe, Red Thunder, Mammoth, Red Lightning, and Rolling Thunder. He has won both the Nebula and Hugo awards for his work.
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Title:The Golden GlobeFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 6.7 × 4.2 × 1.15 inPublished:September 1, 1999Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0441006434

ISBN - 13:9780441006434

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sci-Fi at its funniest. The Golden Globe reads like a combination of Donald E. Westlake and Robert Heinlein. Hilarious and compelling, it only drags for a neccessary but over-long explanatory interlude comprising news articles about the hero, inserted to cover a lot of history in a hurry. This book is a terrific read.
Date published: 1999-10-24