Pump 6 and other stories

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pump 6 and other stories

Pump Six and Other Stories by Paolo Bacigalupi

Paolo Bacigalupis debut collection demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Social criticism, political parable, and environmental advocacy lie at the center of Paolos work. Each of the stories herein is at once a warning, and a celebration of the tragic comedy of the human experience.

The eleven stories in Pump Six represent the best Paolos work, including the Hugo nominee Yellow Card Man, the nebula and Hugo nominated story The People of Sand and Slag, and the Sturgeon Award-winning story The Calorie Man.
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REVIEW: Pump Six and Other Stories by Paolo Bacigalupi

CONS : The end of the book came too quickly, and this collection is a short one. Certainly not for readers who consider themselves faint of heart. In this case, the man is put onto a memory storage device and ends up in the slums, where he falls into the hands of a street urchin. There are close parallels with the present day here: tensions with China, and the growing divide between the slums and high society, not to mention the clash between religion and advanced technology. This story was easily one of my favorites, for the environment and characters that Bacigalupi sets up, but also for the conceptualization of a world that could be right around the corner. The resulting story is a scary one, with the original premise, but also holding to a core story: what will people in power, unchallenged power, do with the tools available to them?

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  1. Paulino R. says:

    Contains works about mind pump, village pump, monster pump, mind pump media, bull pump, orbit USA pump, and other pumps books Debut collection of Nebula award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi Demonstrates the power and range of the science fiction short story From the author of the Ship Breaker Series comes a collection of eleven short science fiction stories.

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