Griffin's Egg by Michael Swanwick

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Two people fall in love and a community fights for its life against a backdrop of thermonuclear war and a hi-tech repressive government in this science-fiction story written by the author of "In the Drift" and "Vacuum Flowers".
 

About Michael Swanwick

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Michael Swanwick lives in Philadelphia, PA. He has won five Hugo Awards and one Nebula Award.
 
Published January 1, 1990 by St. Martin's. 128 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gunther's lover, Ekatarina, organizes the survivors along traditional lines, to growing resentment, until Gunther discovers that a range of new brain chemicals has been developed: Not only can the psychotics be cured, but stable personalities can be amended and improved on as a form of mental evo...

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Swanwick's ( Gravity's Angels ) latest combines many elements common to his previous work: a solid hard-science fiction setting, an interest in the workings of interpersonal relationships, and speculation about the potentials of the mind and the nature of personality.

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