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Kirinyaga (Sample Chapter)

Mike Resnick

Kirinyaga (Sample Chapter)

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Published by Del Rey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science Fiction - General,
  • Fiction / Science Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - Science Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10686000M
    ISBN 100345428315
    ISBN 109780345428318


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Kirinyaga is one of the best books I have read of any genre (I read just about anything). It made me think about many things humans and where humanity is headed2. what gender roles mean and how changing them changes a society profoundly3.

the past is a place that holds many charms and many restrictions4. the consequences of our choices, and the effects that those choices have on those 5/5(5). Kirinyaga is the most award-winning science fiction novel ever.

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If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full access to all. Kirinyaga is a collection of inter-related short stories that center around a terraformed planet designed to be the new home of the Kikuyu tribe of Africa, where they can live their lives in the old, traditional way, without interference from modern society.

I almost stopped reading this book 2 chapters (stories, technically) into it/5(12). Kirinyaga (and similar habitats) seem to have been terraformed asteroids, although at other times they almost seemed like the interior of a large space station.

In point of fact, the exact physicality of the habitat doesn't matter. It, along with the zebras, lions and antelopes which populate it are simply the background of the fables of modern. New York: N. Y: Del Rey, Fine in Fine jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.

pp with author's afterword. The author's experiences in Africa form the basis of this epic tale of a leader of the Kikuyu people who leads his followers away from a polluted, overpopulated Kenya to the planet Kirinyaga.

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From the Hardcover edition. Kirinyaga () About book: Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia collects Mike Resnick's famous Kirinyaga stories and ties them together in a thematic arc that has novel-like continuity.

The story focuses on Koriba, a mundumugu (sort of like a witch doctor and a wise man rolled into one) of the Kikuyu tribe. Deeply moving, swiftly paced, and profound in its implications, Kirinyaga is Mike Resnick's most triumphant work to date.

His Fable of Utopia is the book every science fiction reader will want to own and savor for years to : Random House Publishing Group. Deeply moving, swiftly paced, and profound in its implications, Kirinyaga is Mike Resnick's most triumphant work to date.

His Fable of Utopia is the book every science fiction reader will want to own and savor for years to come.

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Most of them are Kikuyus who practice small scale farming in the area. Although any crop can be grown here, the most prevalent are tea, coffee, rice, maize, beans, bananas and various types of fruits and vegetables. three equal horizontal bands of black (top), red, and green; the red band is edged in white; a large Maasai warrior's shield covering crossed spears is superimposed at the center; black symbolizes the majority population, red the blood shed in the struggle for freedom, green stands for natural wealth, and white for peace; the shield and crossed spears symbolize the defense of freedom.

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