Green Eyes

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Chatto & Windus, 1986 - 275 pages
From the author of THE GOLDEN, THE ENDS OF THE EARTH, BARNACLE BILL THE SPACER and LIFE DURING WARTIME, a science fiction novel in which a 'zombie', the victim of a bizarre scientific obsession, runs amok and leaves behind him a trail of murder and miracles as he flees the Project and the horror that his 'life' has become.

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We've been taught in recent years to think of mindless brain-eaters when we hear the word "zombies". In 1984, Shepard's first novel inverted the stereotype. A secret medical project, hidden in the ... Read full review

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I just don't like zombies, sorry...Not a bad book, sort of reminded me of Shelley's _Frankenstein_. Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Lucius Shepard was born in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1947. He wrote in many different genres including science fiction and fantasy, cyberpunk, magical realism, poetry, and non-fiction. He published his first short stories in 1983 and his first novel, Green Eyes, in 1984. His other works include Life During Wartime, The Jaguar Hunter, and Two Trains Running. He won several awards including the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1985, the Nebula Award for the novella R&R, the Hugo Award for the novella Barnacle Bill the Spacer, and the Shirley Jackson Award for the novella Vacancy. He died on March 18, 2014 at the age of 66.

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