The Folk Of The Fringe.

By: Card, Orson Scott

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Collection of linked sf stories.

''THE FOLK OF THE FRINGE (1989), is a moderately heterodox vision of a Mormon post-holocaust civilization. In a little less than two decades, the author has written enough work for a lifetime, has transformed pulp idioms into religious myth with an intensity not previously witnessed in the sf field, and has created a dozen worlds it would be impossible for any reader to forget. If he has had a significant failing - beyond a cruel insistence upon the moral strictures of his faith, writing at one point that adultery and homosexuality were equal (and dreadful) sins - it resides in his strengths. The surety of faith, the muscle of a honed storytelling urgency which has led him to write at times as though he genuinely believed that clarity and truth were identical, the bruising triumphalism of sf as a mode of knowing: all have led this extraordinarily talented author to sound, on occasion, as though he thought the fictions he wrote were scooped from the mouth of a higher being'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF).

Title: The Folk Of The Fringe.

Author Name: Card, Orson Scott

Categories: Other,

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Publisher: Phantasia Press: Huntingdon Woods, Michigan.: 1989.

ISBN Number: 0932096492

ISBN Number 13: 9780932096494

Binding: Hardcover.

Grading: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Seller ID: 00203