Winner of six Nebula and five Hugo awards, Connie Willis is one of the most acclaimed and imaginative authors of our time.††Her startling and powerful works have redefined the boundaries of contemporary science fiction.††Here in one volume are twelve of her greatest stories, including double award-winner "Fire Watch," set in the universe of Doomsday Book and To Say Nothing of the Dog, in which a time-traveling student learns one of history's hardest lessons.††In "A Letter from the Clearys," a routine message from distant friends shatters the fragile world of a beleaguered family.††In "The Sidon in the Mirror," a mutant with the unconscious urge to become other people finds himself becoming both killer and victim.††Disturbing, revealing, and provocative, this remarkable collection of short fiction brings together some of the best work of an incomparable writer whose ability to amaze, confound, and enlighten never fails.
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Review: Fire Watch (Oxford Time Travel .5)User Review - Goodreads
A brilliant story line about time travel and human relationships, beautifully written in Connie Willis' style. Often, her repetitive themes are tedious, but she excels in creating a building adventure ...
Review: Fire WatchUser Review - Goodreads
Great short stories! I am not a regular sci-fi fan, but I will read anything written by Connie Willis. Her characters are finely drawn in a few words, and the situations they find themselves in are strangely plausible for science fiction.
Service for the Burial of the Dead
Lost and Found
All My Darling Daughters
The Father of the Bride
A Letter from the Clearys
And Come from Miles Around
The Sidon in the Mirror
Daisy in the Sun
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