In the last decade Bruce Sterling has emerged a pioneer of crucial, cutting-edge science fiction, his work lauded by critics and contemporaries alike. Now for the first time in one volume comes every word Bruce Sterling has ever written on the world of the Schismatrix - where the Shaper revolutionaries struggle against the aristocratic Mechanists for ultimate control of mankind's destiny. Experience the classic full-length novel, Schismatrix, plus thousands of words of mindbending short fiction from a storytelling master in overdrive.
This collection contains Sterling's cyberpunk sf Shaper/Mechanist universe short stories from his collection Crystal Express plus his novel Schismatrix, both published in the 1980s. Recommended for sf collections lacking the two books.