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A Short, Sharp Shock

by Kim Stanley Robinson

  • 339 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Bantam .
Written in English

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

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7829820M
    ISBN 100553574612
    ISBN 109780553574616
    OCLC/WorldCa34305689

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    Definition of short sharp shock in the Idioms Dictionary. short sharp shock phrase. What does short sharp shock expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. A Short, Sharp Shock is a novella that was first published in in collections. It was published as a stand-alone volume in It follows the amnesiac protagonist as he wakes up on a moonlit shore. It is one of Robinson's rare forays in the genres of fantasy; unlike most of his work, it is not science fiction.


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When he regains consciousness, he has no memory of who he is or where he came from. he know only that the woman who washed ashore with him has disappeared sometime in the night, and that he has awakened in a surreal landscape of savage beauty.