Borders of Infinity, written by Lois McMaster Bujold and published in by Baen Books, is a collection containing “The Mountains of Mourning”, “Labyrinth”, . Editorial Reviews. From Library Journal. true. Review. Essential for all sf collections. –Library The Borders of Infinity (Vorkosigan Saga) by [Bujold, Lois McMaster]. Audible Sample. Audible Sample. Playing Playing Loading Loading. Borders of Infinity (Vorkosigan Saga) [Lois McMaster Bujold] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A NEW EDITION OF A COLLECTION OF.

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Her work has been translated into over twenty languages. No sex, the murder is before the story, and minimal violence.

Her fantasy from HarperCollins includes the award-winning Chalion series and the Sharing Knife tetralogy; her science fiction from Baen Books features the perennially bestse Lois McMaster Bujold was born inthe daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction. They warily yet hopefully trust Miles, but nobody ever dreams what a surprise he has up his sleeve, or how their daily drills for ration bars would serve another purpose.

Miles Vorkosigan’s learning curve is very steep and very cranky. Admittedly, he rues a few foolish moves, but bordegs the time he’s been at Dagoola IV fo only three weeks these apathetic, disorderly, and even thuggish POWs see themselves as soldiers again. I’ll just say that the beginning of this novella finds Miles newly interred in a Cetagandan POW camp, where thousands of soldiers live inside a dome that never goes dark, eating two ration bars a day, where peace among the prisoners is tentative at best, and hope is nearly a four letter word.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Being the two crazies in the place they are not well liked by the rest of the prisoners. I didn’t read buold book–I listened to the audiobook, narrated by Grover Gardner. Miles connected with Commodore Tung who had been running the evacuation operation and learned they had only a short window in which to load the prisoners before the Cetagandan space forces arrived in superior numbers.

She now lives in Minneapolis, and has two grown children. If you are a science fiction fan, then the series of novels by Lois McMaster Bujold is a must read. The food was delivered twice daily in a single pile randomly located around the lf of the dome, forcing prisoners to fight each other for their food ration.

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I’ve been reading this series in internal chronological order, but this was published innear the beginning of the series, and I wish I had read it infiniyt because it’s greatly informed my understanding of Miles’s character. They are a lot of fun to listen to as narrated by Grover Gardner. Surprisingly sad bordres the end, and the cause of it felt a bit unnecessary to me, but maybe that’s because it was so sudden infiniry I’m guessing borderss was probably part of the author’s point Sign In Don’t have an account?

Each of the three short stories in the collection “The Mountains of Mourning,” “Labyrinth,” and “The Borders of Infinity” are about pages long, very interesting, and very well done. The plan almost immediately went awry when he found that all semblance of order amongst his fellow inmates had long since departed.

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It’s sad but not horrific or angst-ridden. But still Miles saves the day, with just his brilliant brain and his balls of steel. I admire Miles and his parents very much; they are ethical people in the best sense. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

bordees Little humor was involved, and the idea that Miles could be some sort of religious guru, however tongue-in-cheek, seemed off. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Return to Book Page. She just wants a few fat rats and some hot loving.

Loved Suegar, the supposed religious fanatic who immediately declares that Miles is the One his “scriptures” foretell. Its moments like these that give this series its depth, and make me love it!

The Borders of Infinity

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I recommend it to fans of Bujold and the other Vorkosigan stories and suggest that it is a reasonable sample of the same with the caveat that they are usually a bit more cheerful albeit sometimes darkly so.

It’s a bit scary because so many like him have abused that power in RL. How everything falls neatly into place, in the end. As science fiction it’s not outstanding, even though some innovations are interesting. Now, it’s worth mentioning if you’ve not heard me say it before that I’m reading this fourteen so far book saga out of order.

Of course he has an alternate plan but being that everything is monitored, he has to just control the situation. To make a long story short nothing ever goes smooth for poor guy.

He knows how easily his bones break, and he knows there is no medical facility in the dome. Bujold works them into the ensuing narrative again and again and again and it’s gorgeous.

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