By Paul Di Filippo
Before his stroke and the onset of previous age, Frank Lazorg used to be the king of the myth illustrators—with an ego to compare. yet he can paint not more. that's, till he begins taking a strange new drug that can provide to revive his artistic powers. regrettably, creative reinvigoration comes with a steep ticket: dependancy and insanity. along with his rage and jealousy unleashed and his clutch of fact seriously compromised, Lazorg is ended in dedicate an unspeakable act, and, in flip, is led . . . elsewhere. unexpectedly bare and helpless, the artist unearths himself in an international of abiding strangeness, jam-packed with enormous issues that appear to mock, but oddly reflect, Lazorg’s prior fact. And this is Crutchsump, a notable creature owning nice love and infrequent compassion, who may be able to reduction in Lazorg’s final salvation as he spirals downward during the Cosmocopia and ever-closer to the Conceptus.
Arguably the main artistic strength in technological know-how fiction due to the fact that Philip okay. Dick in his heyday, Paul Di Filippo outdoes even Paul Di Filippo together with his striking Cosmocopia. Outrageous, inventive, nightmarish, humorous, provocative, and completely unforgettable, this can be a glittering testomony to the towering heights technological know-how fiction can achieve.
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Cosmocopia by Paul Di Filippo