By Greg Egan
Axiomatic is an excellent choice of eighteen brief tales through Hugo Award–winning writer Greg Egan. The tales during this assortment have seemed in such technological know-how fiction magazines as Interzone and Asimov’s among 1989 and 1992.
From junkies who drink on the time-stream to like affairs in time-reversed galaxies; from gene-altered dolphins that communicate purely in limericks to this system so that it will layout your personal baby; from the mind implants known as axiomatics to the unusual attractors that spin off new religions; from bioengineering to the recent physics; and from cyberpunk to the digital frontier, Greg Egan’s destiny is frighteningly just about our personal present.
• “The endless Assassin”, first released in Interzone #48, June 1991
• “The Hundred Light-Year Diary”, first released in Interzone #55, January 1992
• “Eugene”, first released in Interzone #36, June 1990
• “The Caress”, first released in Isaac Asimov’s technological know-how Fiction Magazine, January 1990
• “Blood Sisters”, first released in Interzone #44, February 1991
• “Axiomatic”, first released in Interzone #41, November 1990
• “The Safe-Deposit Box”, first released in Isaac Asimov’s technology Fiction Magazine, September 1990
• “Seeing”, first released during this collection
• “A Kidnapping”, first released during this collection
• “Learning to Be Me”, first released in Interzone #37, July 1990
• “The Moat”, first released in Aurealis #3, March 1991
• “The Walk”, first released in Isaac Asimov’s technological know-how Fiction Magazine, December 1992
• “The Cutie”, first released in Interzone #29, May/June 1989
• “Into Darkness”, first released in Isaac Asimov’s technology Fiction Magazine, January 1992
• “Appropriate Love”, first released in Interzone #50, August 1991
• “The ethical Virologist”, first released in Pulphouse #8, summer time 1990
• “Closer”, first released in Eidolon #9, iciness 1992
• “Unstable Orbits within the area of Lies”, first released in Interzone #61, July 1992
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L’oreille dans l’histoire, les mythes et les traditions 49 endroit d’une cautérisation pour la sciatique, du même côté que leur névralgie, et avec succès (fig. 11). Au lieu de rejeter cette pratique empirique, il eut la sagesse de s’en étonner et de s’interroger. Car les cautérisations étaient pratiquées par une femme qui n’était ni médecin ni soignante, et qui exerçait son art à Marseille, avec des incursions régulières à Lyon. C’était Mme Barrin, la fille d’un employé de l’EDF qui avait rendu un grand service à un Chinois vivant en France.
Chez ces hommes libres, on devait réparation si l’on avait tué ou estropié un autre Viking. L’œil valait la moitié de la vie, et l’oreille le quart d’une vie (6). En Europe Au sommet de la « colline éternelle » de Vézelay (le « Montjoie » des pèlerins en route vers Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle), la basilique de la Madeleine (XIIe siècle) nous invite. Le tympan du narthex est réputé ; la frise du linteau y représente « l’Église à la 44 Auriculothérapie conquête du Monde ». À sa partie droite, on voit des personnages aux grandes oreilles ; il s’agit sans doute des Panotii, habitant les Indes (fig.
Dermatomes de la face et du cou. B. Nerfs cutanés de la face et du cou. (fig. 17) Issue de l’ouvrage (ISBN 2 225 80061 8) : Les microsystèmes de l’acupuncture de Bossy, Prat-Pradal et Taillandier. Masson, Paris, 1984, 128 pages. Avec autorisation. Anatomie de surface, embryologie et innervation de l’auricule humaine 25 La vascularisation et l’innervation de l’auricule rappellent son origine embryologique. La partie antérieure de l’hélix, sa racine et le tragus sont sous la dépendance du nerf auriculo-temporal et de l’artère temporale superficielle.
Axiomatic (2nd Edition) by Greg Egan