Space Opera

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• Author :Catherynne M. Valente
• Pages :
352 Sheets
• ISBN-13 :
9781472115072
• ISBN-10 :1472115074
• Release :
October 4, 2014
• Publisher :
Corsair

⊕ Plot Summary : “IN area everybody will HEAR YOU SING – A century agone, the Sentience Wars molding the galaxy apart and nearly terminated the complete conception of intelligent space-faring life. within the aftermath, a curious tradition was invented-something to cheer up everybody World Health Organization was left and convey the shattered worlds along within the spirit of peace, unity, and understanding. Once each cycle, the civilizations gather for the Metagalactic automobile race – half scrapper contest, half beauty pageant, half concert amusement, and half continuation of the wars of the past. rather than competitive in orbital combat, the powerful species that survived play in a very competition of song, dance, or no matter are often physically performed in Associate in Nursing assemblage talent show. The stakes ar high for this new game, and everybody is forced to contend.

This year, though, mankind has discovered the big universe. And whereas they expected to get a grand drama of diplomacy, gunships, wormholes, and stoic councils of aliens, they need instead found glitter, lipstick and electrical guitars. human race won’t get to fight for its destiny – they have to sing. A one-hit-wonder band of human musicians, dancers and roadies from London – dB Jones and therefore the Absolute Zeroes – are chosen to represent Earth on the best stage within the galaxy. and therefore the fate of their species lies in their ability to rock.”


⊗ Author Profile

“Catherynne M. Valente, born Bethany Thomas, is a poet, novelist and American literary critic. She is very noticed in her first novel, The Labyrinth (2004), recommended by Locus magazine, which awards literary prizes every year. She is a novelist (Ventriloquist, collection published in 2010), poetess (Apocrypha in 2005, A Guide to Folktales in Fragile Dialects in 2008, among other collections of poetry) and essayist (Introduction to Jane Eyre in 2008). His works are often inspired by myths and folklore. The author herself describes the genre in which she writes mythpunk.

She received the Mythopoeic Award in 2008 for her dyptique The Orphan’s Tales, as well as the World Fantasy Award in 2007 for the first volume of this series. She was awarded three times in 2012 for the Locus Award: Best Young Adult Novel for The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (2011), Short Best Novel for Silently and Very Fast (2011) and Best New Long for White Lines on a Green Field (published in 2011 in Subterranean Magazine). Immortal (Deathless, 2011) is his first novel translated into French. She published The Girl Who Went Around Féérie in a boat built with her own hands, the first volume in a series that won the 2016 Imaginal Youth Award.”

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