Toast by Charles Stross

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Award-winning author, Charles Stross is one of today's most exciting and entertaining writers. This collection brings together some of his best short stories originally published between 1989 and 2001, including his Hugo, Nebula, and Sturgeon Award nominated work, "Lobsters", the first of his many near-future cyberpunk "Accelerando" stories. This is a deluxe signed and numbered limited edition hardcover. Only 700 copies of this edition were published.
 

About Charles Stross

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Born in Leeds, England, Charles Stross knew he wanted to be a science fiction writer from the age of six. Despite this, he went to university in London and qualified as a Pharmacist. He made his first writing sale to Interzone in 1986, and sold about a dozen stories elsewhere throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s. He now writes fiction full-time, has sold about 16 novels, has won one Hugo award and been nominated nearly a dozen times, and has been translated into about a dozen languages. He is the author of the Merchant Princes series. His latest book, The Revolution Business, is the fifth in this series. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife Feorag.
 
Published March 17, 2003 by Cosmos Books. 244 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The title of Stross's provocative new SF collection—a revised, expanded version of a 2002 title of the same name—is a mordant reference to catastrophes at the climaxes of these 11 stories.

Apr 24 2006 | Read Full Review of Toast

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