The ebook edition of my novel TÁIN is as of today available once more from Book View Café.
I’ll let author Michael Swanwick sum up the novel: “An extraordinary journey to the living heart of Myth—violent and visionary, elegiac and horrific, dreamlike, beautiful, and shocking by turns.”
My 1993 sf novel, The Pure Cold Light, is the special this week at Book View Cafe, where you’ll find the ebook available for just $.99.
“Gregory Frost’s dystopian adventure, [is] set in an unspecified future Philadelphia that has split in two. The rich and their servants live in the Overcity’s towers; the poor, addicted and disenfranchised nest in the Undercity, occupying derelict buildings, SEPTA catacombs and Box City, a sprawling morass of packing containers on Independence Mall. President Odie is a talk-show host and puppet of the world’s largest corporation, named (sans subtlety) ScumberCorp. They make the drug Orbitol, which has unexpected dimensional side effects, and infuse their Happy Burgers with masses-mollifying tranquilizers…. Frost’s predictions are all the more impressive given that his vision developed in the Internet’s nascent days — a decade and a half before Citizens United, seven years before Survivor and (arguably) before that blurry date when presidential candidates became media monkeys.” Mark Cofta, Philadelphia City Paper
In a future Philadelphia, the drug of choice on the streets will take you to another world…literally.
My blog post for Book View Cafe on the idea that every story you write has two beginnings…
BVC also carries reprints of two of my novels in ebook and audiobook format.
-gf out (and thanks to Brenda Clough for the invitation to contribute to this set of blogs)