Blue Champagne [John Varley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Read “Blue Champagne” by John Varley with Rakuten Kobo. A collection of science fiction stories from “the best writer in America” (Tom Clancy)—Hugo and . John Varley’s most endearing quality as a writer is perhaps his humanism. The author’s stories always keeping an eye to the manner in which.

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I felt rather short-changed because one of the stories, “Lollipop and the Tar Baby” was also included in his previous collection, “The Barbie Murders” which I read last month and which was originally published 6 years before “Blue Champagne”.

Blue Champagne by John Varley

Down Among the Sticks and Bones. I think Varley really nails the balance that makes good SF work. They are a johm dated at this time, but the writing is strong and the stroytelling is great and the world-building is wonderful.

May 05, Nathan rated it really liked it. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Blue Champagne collects eight thought-provoking stories from one of the genre’s undisputed masters, including the Hugo Award-winner “The Pusher,” and the Hugo and Nebula award-winner “Press Enter.

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This book was a good further introduction. Swimming with a superstar! You’ve successfully reported this review. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Some, like “Blue Champagne,” are about humans relating to each other. The other stories are very strong and interesting. Books by John Varley. Too Like the Lightning.

A good introduction to Varley for those who haven’t read any of his other work, with enough excellent stories to make you want to come back for more, and will repay your time spent reading with an expanded view of both the world and the human condition.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Really, the five star rating is because the book arrived before the estimated arrival time and in better-than-advertised shape.

One of the main characters is QM. The City of Brass. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. I didn’t agree with everything, but there was only one story I didn’t like.

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I’m brimming with information, as any good recruit should be, but I will offer it only when asked, and then I will pour it forth until asked to stop. Nov hcampagne, to’c rated it really liked it Recommends it for: May 16, Kathryn rated it it was amazing Shelves: Over all, I recommend it.

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Galloway in many ways educating QM to the ways of liberalism, whose character develops in turn, Varley wears his generation on his sleeve as he presents a possible future scenario with poignancy. Postscarcity SF just pushes my buttons, and Varley does it better than most people I’ve read while still as a small to medium added bonus having opinions I respect. Locus Award for Best Collection At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

Review Praise for John Varley “A remarkable storyteller.

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A Gathering of Shadows. His early stuff, especially, is so far-out and inventive. It’s a testament to Varley’s skill that I usually dislike short stories, but thoroughly enjoyed this collection.