Free Read [Self Help Book] ☆ Dossier: A Collection of Short Stories - by Stepan Chapman Ã


  • Title: Dossier: A Collection of Short Stories
  • Author: Stepan Chapman
  • ISBN: 9780887392801
  • Page: 477
  • Format: Paperback

  • For those of you who have not yet encounterd the bizarre inner workings of Stepan Chapman, prepare for a surrealistic tour de force with this collection of seventeen of his short stories To say that Chapman exists in another world is the comforting of the two basic possibilities could he be one of the very few accurate seers of the world we deludedly think we roam oFor those of you who have not yet encounterd the bizarre inner workings of Stepan Chapman, prepare for a surrealistic tour de force with this collection of seventeen of his short stories To say that Chapman exists in another world is the comforting of the two basic possibilities could he be one of the very few accurate seers of the world we deludedly think we roam on In The Selection of Toothpick a skinny island boy brazenly celebrates his heroism for killing a giant crab until the local wizard puts the vain lad s status into proper perspective In Boots Practice a recruit is admonished by her drill instructor to not stop walking in her newly issued boots Good thing she doesn t because as she traverses changing environments the footgear transforms to skis, then to ice skatesiltse ambulatory mechanism of a huge robot of mollusk legs It all ends normal enough sort of In The Sister City an American in a Tokyo bar meets a woman, Nema, at first invisible to him, who shows him her face, and reveals her identity as the spirit of a city self destructed in grief over what the American s people had done to hers With Chapman s tales, grip the arms of your chair as you allow your mind to take flight.
    Stepan Chapman
    Stepan was born in 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, and studied theatre at the University of Michigan In 1969, his first published story was selected for Analog by John W Campbell In the 70 s, his early fiction appeared in four of Damon Knight s Orbit anthologies He has performed in plays in the USA and England, and his comedies for children were produced for the Edinburgh Drama Festival In 1997, the Ministry of Whimsy Press released his first novel, The Troika, which won the Philip K Dick Award SF Site


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