open
Upgrade to a better browser, please.

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books

Beyond the Gate of Worlds
Purchase this book from Amazon.com Purchase this book from Amazon.co.uk

Added By: Administrator
Last Updated: Engelbrecht

Beyond the Gate of Worlds

Synopsis | Excerpt | Reviews | Images

Author: Robert Silverberg
John Brunner
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Publisher: Tor, 1991
Series: The Gate of Worlds: Book 2

1. The Gate of Worlds
2. Beyond the Gate of Worlds

Book Type: Anthology
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags:
Awards:  
Lists:  
Links:
Avg Member Rating:
(1 reads / 0 ratings)



Synopsis

These three novellas are set in an alternate world first created by Silverberg in his novel, The Gate of Worlds (TOR, 1984). The idea remains intriguing: the Black Plague decimates the European population to a degree that proves irrecoverable and the ensuing cultural, inventive, and technological vacuum is filled by the civilizations of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Silverberg and John Brunner contribute taut and tantalizing glimpses into the might-have-beens of Timbuctoo politics and would-be Eastern European assassins. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's contribution, set in the courts of the Incas, unfortunately bogs down in its strain to demonstrate just how exotic this setting is. Despite this reservation, the book is likely to be popular with fans of alternate-world dramas and of these well-known authors. In addition, it might prove a stimulating enrichment for world-history classes. -Cathy Chauvette, Fairfax County Pub. Lib., VA


Excerpt

No excerpt currently exists for this novel. Be the first to submit one!

Submit an Excerpt


Reviews

There are currently no reviews for this novel. Be the first to submit one! You must be logged in to submit a review in the BookTrackr section above.


Images

No alternate cover images currently exist for this novel. Be the first to submit one!