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Space Opera

by Various

  • 248 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by DAW .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy,
  • Science Fiction,
  • Fiction - Science Fiction,
  • Science Fiction - Anthologies,
  • Fiction / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnne McCaffrey (Editor), Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8195988M
    ISBN 100886777143
    ISBN 109780886777142

    SPACE OPERA. by Catherynne M. Valente. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. This nearly literal title about an intergalactic battle of the bands is perhaps operatic in scope (in a . Parodied and lampshaded in Jack Vance's Space Opera, which is a space opera about - yes - a touring Opera company. Many of Vance's works - such as The Demon Princes- are more straightforward examples. Space Vulture, a Genre Throwback to the original pulp Space Opera, by Gary K. Wolf and Archbishop John J. Meyers.

    Mar 31,  · A small sample, check out other books and series by the same authors. Blindsight - Peter Watts Revelation Space - Alastair Reynolds Foundation - Isaac Asimov Dragon's Egg - Robert L. Forward Dune - Frank Herbert The Mars Trilogy - Kim Stanley R. Apr 10,  · Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente has an overall rating of Rave based on 10 book reviews. Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente has an overall rating of Rave based on 10 book reviews. Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente has an overall rating of 4/4(10).

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Apr 14,  · Catherynne M. Valente’s new novel Space Opera is about an intergalactic talent show, in which humanity has to compete in order to join a galactic civilization.

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They must sing. A century ago, the Sentience Wars tore the galaxy apart and nearly ended the entire concept of intelligent space-faring life. In the aftermath, a curious tradition was invented by the remnants of civilization. Something to cheer up everyone who was left.

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Space Opera books at E-Books Directory: files with free access on the Internet. These books are made freely available by their respective authors and publishers.What disappointed you about Space Opera?

The "adamseque" humorous asides went too far aside and became loopy without looping back around. I wasn't able to engage with the storyline. What could Catherynne M. Valente have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you? Not sure, but for sure, stop channelling Douglas Adams.Answer: It sounds as though you are writing space opera, rather than science fiction.

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