A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire

MichaelBishop


A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire

A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire

  • Title: A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire
  • Author: MichaelBishop
  • ISBN: 9780722116845
  • Page: 197
  • Format: Paperback



OF GODS AND MENIt seemed like a good idea even a noble experiment but the outcome was destined to be a living hell Brothers Peter and Gunnar Balduin left the human hive of Atlanta for the distant planet of Trope on a special mission They were to make contact with a tribe known as the Ouetmartsee and transport them to the new world of Glaparca.The trouble was, no one haOF GODS AND MENIt seemed like a good idea even a noble experiment but the outcome was destined to be a living hell Brothers Peter and Gunnar Balduin left the human hive of Atlanta for the distant planet of Trope on a special mission They were to make contact with a tribe known as the Ouetmartsee and transport them to the new world of Glaparca.The trouble was, no one had told Peter and Gunnar that they were taking part in a particularly unpleasant form of slave trading And before long there were added complications For the Ouetmartsee, with their strange brand of logic and reason, decided to make one of the brothers a godA Funeral for the Eyes of Fire is a masterful science fiction epic by a formidable new talent, Michael Bishop.


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This “anthropological SF” book has a somewhat confusing history. In 1975 Michael Bishop published his debut, A Funeral For The Eyes Of Fire. It didn’t sell well, but Bishop continued writing – books like Catacomb Years and Transfigurations. In 1978 David Hartwell of Pocket Books offered Bishop a contract to rewrite his first novel. The result was published in 1980 as Eyes Of Fire, with a cover almost identical to the first edition. To make things even more confusing, in 1989 Kerosina Boo [...]

Gunnar Balduin, and his brother Peter, have left Earth (where they lived in a future Atlanta) to find the freedom of living away from Earth. With two Glaparcans, they are traveling to the planet of Trope to convince a small religious sect, the Ouemartsee to relocate to Glaparcan. Tropeans have no mouths, but "talk" mentally. They are very rational people, but the Ouemartsee are a throwback to their earlier civilization. Tropeans have a complicated system of spiritual rebirth that they undergo a [...]

Another random book that appeared on my to-read pile from nowhere in particular. This was Michael Bishop's first book, which he apparently re-wrote as Eyes of Fire. It was overly complicated and just plain weird and vaguely beautiful. And a bit annoying and hard to read. With rather odd aliens without mouths. 3.5 of 5.


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