Multiples by Robert Silverberg

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"By the time this present group of stories was written I had passed through the cultural turbulence that engulfed nearly everyone s life in the wild, stormy period we know as 'the Sixties,' which for me had actually lasted from 1968 to 1974 or 1975. I had come through my own angry four-year-long retirement from writing in the middle 1970s, and was working again at a steady pace, though not with the frenetic prolificacy of the pre-retirement years. At the beginning of this period my personal life was still pretty chaotic, a carryover from all that Sixties madness, and plenty of new chaos was going to descend on me while some of these stories were written, but I was tiptoeing toward an escape from the various messes that were complicating my life, and by the time the last five stories of this volume were being written I was heading into the stability of my second marriage."

Robert Silverberg, from his Introduction

About Robert Silverberg

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Robert Silverberg has won five Nebula Awards, four Hugo Awards, and the prestigious Prix Apollo. He is the author of more than one hundred science fiction and fantasy novels. Author website:
Published September 30, 2011 by Subterranean. 432 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The latest volume of SFWA Grand Master Silverberg's most acclaimed short stories and novellas represents five years of work from 1983-1987, when "four-digit slick magazine [pay]checks" from venues like Playboy and OMNI allowed the author "the luxury of polishing and repolishing each story until i...

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City Book Review

The title, Multiples (1983-87): The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Six, tells you everything you need to know about this book.

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