Robot Artists & Black Swans : : the Italian Fantascienza Stories
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"Kill the Moon," "Black Swan," "The Parthenopean Scalpel," and "Robot in Roses" originally published in Italian between 2009 and 2017.
Robot in roses -- Afterword: Bruce Sterling, erudite dreamer and pirate / by Dario Tonani.
"In the Esoteric City, a Turinese businessman's act of necromancy is catching up with him. The Black Swan, a rogue hacker, programs his way into alternate versions of Italy. A Parthenopean assassin awaits his destiny in the arms of a two-headed noblewoman. Infuriating to both artists and scientists, a robot wheelchair makes uncategorizable creations. Bruno Argento is the acknowledged master of Italian science fiction. Yet that same popular fantascienza author also is known in America--as Bruce Sterling. In Robot Artists and Black Swans, we present the first collection of their uniquely visionary Italian-themed fiction, including tales never before published in English."--Amazon.
Contents: Italia 2061: Uccidiamo la Luna. -- Cigno nero. -- Elephant on table. -- Pilgrims of the round world. -- Bisturi Partenopeo. -- Esoteric city. -- Robot tra le rose.
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San Francisco, California : Tachyon Publications, 2021.
Year Published: 2021
Description: 249 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Coulthart, John, 1962-
Italy -- Fiction.