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The Mad Scientist's Guide to World…

The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination: Original Short Fiction for…

by John Joseph Adams (Editor)

Other authors: L. A. Banks (Contributor), Laird Barron (Contributor), Chris Claremont (Foreword), David Farland (Contributor), Jeffrey Ford (Contributor)18 more, Alan Dean Foster (Contributor), Diana Gabaldon (Contributor), Theodora Goss (Contributor), Austin Grossman (Contributor), Grady Hendrix (Contributor), Mary Robinette Kowal (Contributor), David D. Levine (Contributor), Heather Lindsley (Contributor), Marjorie M. Liu (Contributor), Seanan McGuire (Contributor), L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (Contributor), Naomi Novik (Contributor), Jeremiah Tolbert (Contributor), Harry Turtledove (Contributor), Genevieve Valentine (Contributor), Carrie Vaughn (Contributor), Daniel H. Wilson (Contributor), Ben H. Winters (Contributor)

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With twenty-two chances, this collection mostly hits its mark. The writing is mostly absurd and superb. And having Stefan Rudnicki narrate is pure perfection. I wouldn't even recommend the print book, as this is HOW one should hear these stories.

Other than the Gabaldon, which I skipped pretty fast, the others were all worth listening to at least twice. I have several favorites, but the first story is perhaps the very best. ( )
  2wonderY | Mar 20, 2017 |
I tried, I really did. I wanted some fun, and that was what was offered here. Unfortunately it didn't deliver. I had to give up. Too self-consciously clever, too hipper-than-thou, and too sophomoric, for me. Otoh, if you want to let your inner adolescent run amok, have at it.

  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 5, 2016 |
Enjoyed the Diana Gabaldon story of course. Skimmed Carrie Vaughn's. Read Marjorie. Liu's, wasn't my thing. Seaman McGuire's didn't excite me. One out of four isn't bad. ( )
  pnwbookgirl | Feb 7, 2016 |
I only had time to read this for Diana Gabaldon's story however I will be picking it up again in the future to read the rest of the stories. ( )
  faerychikk | Jan 5, 2016 |
I only had time to read this for Diana Gabaldon's story however I will be picking it up again in the future to read the rest of the stories. ( )
  faerychikk | Jan 5, 2016 |
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Adams, John JosephEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Banks, L. A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barron, LairdContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Claremont, ChrisForewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Farland, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ford, JeffreyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Foster, Alan DeanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gabaldon, DianaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goss, TheodoraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grossman, AustinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hendrix, GradyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kowal, Mary RobinetteContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Levine, David D.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lindsley, HeatherContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Liu, Marjorie M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McGuire, SeananContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Modesitt, L. E., Jr.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Novik, NaomiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tolbert, JeremiahContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Turtledove, HarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Valentine, GenevieveContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vaughn, CarrieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilson, Daniel H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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An anthology of original horror tales featuring "evil genius" archetype characters intent on ruling the world features contributions by Diana Gabaldon, Daniel Wilson, and Austin Grossman.

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