The best science fiction stories create a bridge between ambitious, precisely calculated genre concepts and the deep, emotional truths that unite us all. Keeping the balance between intricate sci-fi backdrops and delicate matters of the heart is a high-wire act that only succeeds with tremendous care, passion and narrative grace. In his debut novel, The…
Simon Jimenez brings emotional intelligence and a contemporary fear of lost time to his spellbinding debut novel. Diverse in both its cast of characters and the scope of its ideas, The Vanished Birds combines satisfyingly complex science fiction concepts with an emotional core that feels at once intimate and grand.
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