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Day 4, story 4: Tensegrity

18680662Title: Tensegrity
Author: 
Published: 2013 by Audible Frontiers
Collection: METAtropolis: Green Space
Genre: Science fiction, near future
Length: Novelette
Listing time: 110 min (just under 2 hours)

I read this as part of my reading challenge: 25 short stories in 25 days.

I have been listening to this over the last few hours and I have decided that this will be my story for the 28th because it is too good, not to give a separate post and I did finish it after midnight so I guess that is fair. That of course means that I will have to read a novel today, or at least not include any new stories I read in the challenge.

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Reading: METAtropolis: Green Space

18680662Title: METAtropolis: Green Space
Author: Jay Lake
Series: METAtropolis
Published:  2013 by Audible Frontiers
Read:  October 28. to
Length:  14 hrs and 16 mins
Status: First reading
Genre: Science fiction, near future

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METAtropolis: Cascadia

9716561Title: METAtropolis: Cascadia
Author: Jay LakeMary Robinette Kowal, Tobias S. Buckell, Elizabeth Bear, Karl Schroeder & Ken Scholes
Serie: METAtropolis
Published:  2010 by Audible Frontiers
Read:  October 25. – 28. 2013
Length:  13 hours

Status: First reading
Genre: Science fiction

The setting of the second book is Cascadia, the truly green city of the Metatropolis world that is in the middle of a soft apocalypse. The world is post-industrial, post-capitalist, post-national. The first volume was all about how to create a livable world in that setting, this second book is set around 2070. The world is changed and quite different but also recognisable.

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METAtropolis: The Dawn of Uncivilization

METAtropolis500Title: METAtropolis: The Dawn of Uncivilization
Author: Jay Lake, Tobias Buckell, Elizabeth Bear, John Scalzi , Karl SchroederSerie: METAtropolis
Published: 20/10 2008 by Audible Frontiers
Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
Read: October 19. to 20., 2013
Status: First reading
Genre: Science Fiction

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