By Susannah Rickards
In a distinct tackle the London anthology 33 East positive factors sixteen fresh brief tales for the total of east London, from Enfield within the north to Bromley within the south. there's an act of heroism in Havering, a haunting in Tower Hamlets, a plan to thwart the renaming of West Ham station in Newham, and a philosophical method of adultery in Lewisham. those are tales of flow and alter that catch the distinctiveness of every borough and the variety of London greater than any digicam. including 33 West, inclusive of tales from Barnet to Croydon, 33 East is an unheard of fulfillment. this can be no small feat. this can be London.
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Dr. Urth sighed and handed back the death-scene hologram. He gave a slight shiver, then shot Davenport a look as if wondering whether Davenport had noticed. Davenport kept a poker face. Dr. Urth breathed an easier sigh. ” He turned a grave face and a twinkling eye on his visitor. ” Davenport had heard of Ganymead but had never seen it, much less tasted it. He knew it to be extremely rare and extremely expensive and he knew many communities prohibited it. He was not about to ask Dr. Urth how Dr.
He saw that it could be dangerous--a taste too easily acquired for something not so easily acquired. The smooth but strong drink seemed to turn Dr. Urth philosophical. “ Actually, Ganymead comes not from Ganymede but from Callisto. So many things are misnomers. What’s in a name, Davenport? I should have yours --I’m the couch potato, the settee spud, the Murphy-bed murphy. At most, a rambler rose-tethered as I am to the University campus. You’re the one with the gypsy in his soles, the man in the field.
The marshal spoke into a throat mike. The Emperor turned to Yokim Sarns. “Will you come with us, professor? ” As Sarns shook his head, strands of mouse-brown hair, worn unfashionably long, swirled around his ears. ” “Well said,” Marshal Rodak murmured, too softly for Dagobert to hear. But the Emperor, it seemed, still had one imperial gesture left in him. Turning to Rodak, he said, “If Dr. Sarns wishes to return to the University, return he shall. Detail an aircar at once, while he has some hope of getting there in safety.
33 East by Susannah Rickards