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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Everything but the Squeal. Open Preview See a Problem? Write a customer review. This book is, like The Persistence of Vision, a collection of loosely bound short stories. Victor Apfel, the damaged Korean war vet.
Would you like us to take another look at this review? Not for the feint of heart. The only place I found a reference to Megan Gallagher is here: The genius of John Varley, more than three and a half decades ago I was overwhelmed by a Spanish translation of “The Persistence of V I’m glad I picked this book up from the huge pile of procrastinated readings.
It’s a toss up for me which I like better, this book or The Persistence of Vision. 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.
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The ideas keep spinning around in my head–would make a great classroom discussion or topic for an es I am just loving re-discovering John Varley. The final story was Press ENTER, which is an early entry in the “hey we all have computers and they are starting to talk to each other, isn’t that potentially scary?
Sep 09, Steve Carroll rated it really liked it. I’m not really a fan of the short story, but these This series was written a while ago, but still hold so much in the way of thought-provoking ideas, fascinating technology, and just plain philosophy. Aug 01, Jim rated it really liked it. This one has some very unpleasant news. Much better story than I recalled: I’m actually glad I’ve run across it now instead of back then as I think I’ve enjoyed it more.
He has some interesting angles on gender. Oct 05, Ratiocination rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s a superb classic that’s earned its place. I simply get drawn in and accept the universes he creates, hook, line and sinker. He has won both the Nebula and Hugo awards for his work.
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Blue Champagne – John Varley
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The rest of the stories are what I call average; quite readable and enjoyable, but not ones that will make you sit up and take notice or remember for very long. John Varley is practically unknown to most sci-fi fans today chhampagne that’s a real shame.
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Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. A low-g aquapark for the rich, amongst champpagne inhabitants are a Baywatch -esque crew of lifeguards preying on the famous and beautiful who vacation there. Please note this review is for the novella Blue Champagnenot the collection.