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Three messages and a warning : contemporary Mexican short stories of the fantastic / edited by Eduardo Jiménez Mayo and Chris N. Brown.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781931520317 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1931520313 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781931520379 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 1931520372 (ebk.)
  • Description: xxiv, 261 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press ; [Minneapolis, Minn.] : Distributed by Consortium, c2011.

Available copies

  • 3 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction PQ 7276.5 .F35 T47 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection PQ 7276.5 .F35 T47 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Fiction FICTION/Three (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Contents Note: Introduction: Better than a mirror / Bruce Sterling -- When fixed ideas take flight / Eduardo Jiménez Mayo -- Code and recode / Chris N. Brown -- Today, you walk along a narrow path / María Isabel Aguirre -- The guest / Amparo Dávila -- Murillo Park / Agustín Cadena -- The hour of the fireflies / Karen Chacek -- Waiting / Isiana Estan̋ol -- Hunting iguanas / Hernán Lara Zavala -- 1965 / Edmée Pardo -- Variation on a theme of Coleridge / Alberto Chimal -- Photophobia / Mauricio Montiel Figueiras -- The last witness to creation / Jesús Ramírex Bermúdez -- Rebellion / Queta Navagómez -- Future perfect / Gerardo Sifuentes -- Luck has its limits / Eatriz Escalante -- The stone / Donají Olmedo -- Trompe-l'oeil / Mónica Lavín -- Lions / Bernardo Fernández -- A pile of bland desserts / Yussel Dardón -- Amalgam / Amélie Olaiz -- The Nahual offering / Carmen Rioja -- Pachuca Second Street / Lucía Abdó -- Wittenstein's umbrella / Óscar de la Bordolla -- Mannequin / Esther M. Garcia -- Mr. Strogoff / Guillermo Samperio -- The mediator / Ana Gloria Álvarez Pedrajo -- The pin / Leo Mendoza -- Future nereid / Gabriela Damián Miravete -- Pink lemonade / Liliana V. Blum-- The return of the night / René Roquet -- Three messages and a warning in the same email / Ana Clavel -- The president without organs / Pepe Rojo -- The transofrmist / Horacio Sentíes Madrid -- The drop / Claudia Guillén -- Wolves / José Luis Zárate -- The infamous Juan Manuel / Bruno Estan̋ol.
Summary: This anthology features all-original Mexican science fiction and fantasy stories, many from authors whose works have never been published in English. Stereotypes of Mexican identity are explored and transcended as the borders of fantasy and reality reach unprecedented levels of ambiguity.
Subject: Fantasy fiction, Mexican.
Short stories, Mexican.
Jiménez Mayo, Eduardo, 1976- (Added Author). Brown, Chris N. (Added Author).

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Alternate Title: 3 messages and a warning

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