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Murasaki by Martin Harry Greenberg
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Murasaki (1992)

by Martin Harry Greenberg (Editor), Robert Silverberg (Editor)

Other authors: Poul Anderson (Contributor), Greg Bear (Contributor), Gregory Benford (Contributor), David Brin (Contributor), Nancy Kress (Contributor)1 more, Frederik Pohl (Contributor)

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Not greater than the sum of it's parts. Nancy Kress and Fredrick Pohl's stories are the best - even though I bought it for David Brin's involvement.
Do not read the essays in the appendices before the main stories - ruins a lot of plot points ( )
  Superenigmatix | Jan 16, 2016 |
The arrival of human colonists in the Murasaki system to explore and settle the twin worlds of Genji and Chujo forms the background for this shared-world anthology. The six stories by Nebula award-winning authors Poul Anderson, Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, David Brin, Nancy Kress, and Frederik Pohl focus on the effects of human intervention on an alien ecosystem. A pair of essays by Anderson and Pohl provide background information and offer a rare glimpse of the planning stages of this experiment in sf world building. All in all, this satisfying blend of hard sf and expert storytelling should be considered by libraries with large sf collections.

Murasaki : The Treasures of Chujo - Frederik Pohl
Murasaki : Genji - David Brin
Murasaki : Language - Poul Anderson
Murasaki : World Vast World Various - Gregory Benford
Murasaki : A Plague of Conscience - Greg Bear
Murasaki : Birthing Pool - Nancy Kress
  Claire6y | Jan 12, 2008 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Greenberg, Martin HarryEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Silverberg, RobertEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, PoulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bear, GregContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Benford, GregoryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brin, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kress, NancyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pohl, FrederikContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Youll, StephenCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Two planets of the Murasaki star system, one Genji and the other Chujo, are soon to be explored by humans in the twenty-third century.

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