Within the Apex booklet of worldwide SF 2, editor Lavie Tidhar collects brief tales through technology fiction and fable authors from Africa and Latin America.
An excursion to an alien planet; Lenin emerging from the lifeless; a superhero so mystery he doesn't exist. within the Apex booklet of worldwide SF 2, global myth Award nominated editor Lavie Tidhar brings jointly a distinct number of tales from worldwide. Quiet horror from Cuba and Australia; surrealist myth from Russia and epic myth from Poland; near-future stories from Mexico and Finland, in addition to cyberpunk from South Africa. during this anthology one will get a glimpse of the advanced and interesting international of style fiction—from far and wide our world.
Featuring paintings from famous foreign authors corresponding to Will Elliot, Hannu Rajaniemi, Shweta Narayan, Lauren Beukes, Ekaterina Sedia, Nnedi Okorafor, and Andrzej Sapkowski.
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