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By Kij Johnson

The wrenching and provocative debut assortment from the writer of The Fox Woman and Fudoki. Johnson’s tales have received the Sturgeon and global myth awards and, for the final 3 years operating, the Nebula Award.

Johnson’s tales variety from old Japan (Sturgeon award winner “Fox Magic”) to metafictional explorations of tale constitution (“Story Kit”). Nebula award winners “Spar” and “Ponies” are probably so much stunning and desirable, yet all of the seventeen tales here's a spotlight chosen from Johnson’s greater than twenty years of work.

These tales characteristic cats, bees, wolves, canines, or even that the majority capricious of animals, people, and feature been reprinted in The Year’s most sensible delusion & Horror, most sensible technology Fiction and myth of the Year, and The mystery heritage of Fantasy.

At the Mouth of the River of Bees is without doubt one of the so much expected debut technological know-how fiction brief tale collections in contemporary years.

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