The Windup Girl

The Windup Girl Author Paolo Bacigalupi
ISBN-10 1597808210
ISBN-13 9781597808217
Year 2015-05-05
Pages 480
Language English
Publisher Night Shade Books
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Winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novel a new edition of the break out science fiction debut featuring additional stories and a Q A with the author Anderson Lake is AgriGens Calorie Man sent to work undercover as a factory manager in Thailand while combing Bangkoks street markets in search of foodstuffs thought to be extinct hoping to reap the bounty of historys lost calories Emiko is the Windup Girl a strange and beautiful creature Emiko is not human she is an engineered being grown and programmed to satisfy the decadent whims of a Kyoto businessman but now abandoned to the streets of Bangkok Regarded as soulless beings by some devils by others New People are slaves soldiers and toys of the rich in this chilling near future in which calorie companies rule the world the oil age has passed and the side effects of bio engineered plagues run rampant across the globe What happens when calories become currency What happens when bio terrorism becomes a tool for corporate profits and forces mankind to the cusp of post human evolution Bacigalupi delivers one of the most highly acclaimed science fiction novels of the twenty first century In this brand new edition celebrating the books reception into the canon of celebrated modern science fiction accompanying the text are two novelettes exploring the dystopian world of The Windup Girl the Theodore Sturgeon Award winning The Calorie Man and Yellow Card Man Also included is an exclusive Q A with the author describing his writing process the political climate into which his debut novel was published and the future of science fiction Skyhorse Publishing under our Night Shade and Talos imprints is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers interested in science fiction space opera time travel hard SF alien invasion near future dystopia fantasy grimdark sword and sorcery contemporary urban fantasy steampunk alternative history and horror zombies vampires and the occult and supernatural and much more While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller a national bestseller or a Hugo or Nebula award winner we are committed to publishing quality books from a diverse group of authors

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The Windup Girl

The Windup Girl Author Paolo Bacigalupi
ISBN-10 9780748127146
Release 2010-10-21
Pages 448

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ISBN-10 9781597805742
Release 2015-05-05
Pages 376

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