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Stepping Stone

The Love Machine
Mosley, Walter (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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"Two of six fragments in the Crosstown to oblivion short novels in which Mosley ... explores life's cosmic questions. From life's meaning to the nature of good and evil, these tales take us on speculative journeys beyond the reality we have come to know. In each tale someone in our world today is given insight into these long pondered mysteries. But how would the world really receive the answers?"--Dust jacket flap.
Authors: Mosley, Walter
Uniform Title: Novels. Selections
Title: Stepping stone
The love machine
Publisher: New York :, Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book,, 2013
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 284 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: "Two of six fragments in the Crosstown to oblivion short novels in which Mosley ... explores life's cosmic questions. From life's meaning to the nature of good and evil, these tales take us on speculative journeys beyond the reality we have come to know. In each tale someone in our world today is given insight into these long pondered mysteries. But how would the world really receive the answers?"--Dust jacket flap.
Additional Contributors: Mosley, Walter (Novels)
Alternate Title: Love machine
ISBN: 9781429943116
1429943114
9781429943116
0765330105
9780765330109
Statement of Responsibility: Walter Mosley
Subject Headings: Life Fiction Good and evil Fiction
Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Topical Term: Life
Good and evil
LCCN: 2012042628
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Jan 14, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Two thought provoking original stories from Mosley, one a sci-fic on a whole new world brought on by a neural science breakthrough; the other about musings of the mysterious present, past and future of a boring middle aged man who was found abandoned as a newborn.

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Jan 14, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

But what about the sorrow and the sadness, the rage and hatred? --- without distress there can be no relief. Without bleeding no one could heal. --- but there's so much unhappiness. -- at this moment a quarter of a billion children are laughing. --- but so many of them are also dying. --- they are all dying ...

Jan 14, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Life is nothing but a series of events unfolding one after another. A man dies, a leave sprouts from the mud, a lion licks her cub and grumbles -- it's all the same as a stone set in the earth waiting for the world to explode.

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