Marilee J. Layman (mjlayman) wrote,
Marilee J. Layman
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The Dragons of Springplace by Robert Reed

I'm finally reading from my to-read piles - I think it's been about a year where I've had other things I needed to read first. I have a number of Reed's books, but I've always liked his shorter works better and this is a collection of those. I read many of them in Asimov's but a number of the others are new to me. I can't pick a favorite -- they all have a sense of place, good characterization, and excellent plots. Several are in a particular universe where we get glimpses of the whole. I really enjoyed this and it's highly recommended.

Here's the ToC, courtesy ISFDB:

* 1 • The Dragons of Springplace • (1997) • novella by Robert Reed
* 39 • Waging Good • (1995) • novelette by Robert Reed
* 79 • To Church with Mr. Multhiford • (1997) • shortstory by Robert Reed
* 96 • Stride • (1994) • novelette by Robert Reed
* 129 • Chrysalis • (1996) • novella by Robert Reed
* 172 • The Utility Man • (1990) • shortstory by Robert Reed
* 187 • Guest of Honor • (1993) • novelette by Robert Reed
* 217 • Decency • (1996) • shortstory by Robert Reed
* 231 • The Remoras • (1994) • novelette by Robert Reed
* 262 • Aeon's Child • (1995) • novella by Robert Reed
* 302 • The Shape of Everything • (1994) • shortstory by Robert Reed
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