Detailed view for the Book: Elemental: The Tsunami Relief Anthology (Anthology)

In the winter of 2005, after the horrifying natural disaster of the tsunami in Southeast Asia, Steve Savile and Alethea Kontis joined forces to raise money to help the distressed survivors and have created Elemental. They solicited SF and fantasy stories, all new and never published elsewhere, from many of the top writers in the genres today, and received immediate responses in the form of the excellent stories here in this book. Elemental has an introduction by Arthur C.Clarke and more than twenty stories by Brian Aldiss, David Drake, Jacqueline Carey, Martha Wells, Larry Niven, Joe Haldeman, Eric Nylund, Sherrilyn Kenyon writing as Kinley MacGregor, and a Dune story by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson, and many others. They created in Elemental one of the most important genre anthologies of the year, but more than that: in giving real value for the purchase price, everyone who sells this book can be proud, and everyone who buys it will be richly rewarded for supporting the tsunami relief effort.


Introduction: Once and Future Tsunamis by Arthur C. Clarke
Report from the Near Future: Crystallization by David Gerrold
And Tomorrow and by Adam Roberts
Abductio ad Absurdum by Esther M. Friesner
In the Matter of Fallen Angels by Jacqueline Carey
Tiger in the Night by Brian Aldiss
The Strange Case of Jared Spoon, Who Went to Pieces for Love by Stel Pavlou
The Solipsist at Dinner by Larry Niven
The Wager by Sherrilyn Kenyon and Kinley MacGregor
Expedition, with Recipes by Joe Haldeman
Tough Love 3001 by Juliet Marillier
Chanting the Violet Dog Down: A Tale of Noreela by Tim Lebbon
Butterflies Like Jewels by Eric Nylund
Perfection by Lynn Flewelling
The Compound by Michael Marshall Smith
Sea Child: A Tale of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
Moebius Trip by Janny Wurts
The Run to Hardscrabble Station by William C. Dietz
The Last Mortal Man by Syne Mitchell
The Double-Edged Sword by Sharon Shinn
Night of the Dolls by Sean Williams and Shane Dix
The Potter's Daughter by Martha Wells
The Day of Glory by David Drake
Sea Air by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Afterword: Why Elemental? by Steven Savile

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