The Golden Globe by John Varley

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Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards, John Varley is truly one of the "greats" of science fiction, comparable only to Heinlein, Herbert, Asimov, and Clarke. Now the all-time master returns--with his long-awaited epic novel of life beyond the great beyond... All the universe is a stage, and Sparky Valentine is its itinerant thespian. He makes his way from planet to planet as part of a motley theater troupe, at could put the universe back to square one. And it is not terrifying. It is tempting...

About John Varley

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John Varley has won both the Nebula and Hugo Awards for his work.
Published October 1, 1998 by Ace Books. 425 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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Fleeing the assassin and a number of local constabularies, risking his life to reach Luna and the opening of King Lear, Sparky little knows what revelations about his family's secrets await him.

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In the late '70s, John Varley released a trilogy of wildly creative, ambitious, intricately characterized novels that won critical and popular acclaim, yet somehow never quite carried him past the muddled midlist of the time.

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John Varley grew up in Texas but now lives lives in Eugene, Oregon with his wife and family.

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First with Steel Beach (1992), which updated and refurbished the parameters of the Eight Worlds Sequence, in which some of his best stories and his first novel were set, and now with The Golden Globe, which is set a few years after the events of Steel Beach.

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