Bimbos of the Death Sun

Bimbos of the Death Sun

Book - 1997
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"Sharyn McCrumb is a born storyteller." *Mary Higgins Clark WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD!          "Sharyn McCrumb has few equals and no superiors among today's novelists." *San Diego Union-Tribune For one fateful weekend, the annual science fiction and fantasy convention, Rubicon, has all but taken over a usually ordinary hotel. Now the halls are alive with Trekkies, tech nerds, and fantasy gamers in their Viking finery *all of them eager to hail their hero, bestselling fantasy author Appin Dungannon: a diminutive despot whose towering ego more than compensates for his 5' 1" height . . . and whose gleeful disdain for his fawning fans is legendary. Hurling insults and furniture with equal abandon, the terrible, tiny author proceeds to alienate ersatz aliens and make-believe warriors at warp speed. But somewhere between the costume contest and the exhibition Dungeons & Dragons game, Dungannon gets done in. While die-hard fans of Dungannon's seemingly endless sword-and-sorcery series wonder how they'll go on and hucksters wonder how much they can get for the dead man's autograph, a hapless cop wonders, Who would want to kill Appin Dungannon? But the real question, as the harried convention organizers know, is Who wouldn't ? "I loved BIMBOS OF THE DEATH SUN . . . Beautifully observed, funny, nicely constructed, even compassionate." *Robert Silverberg
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [1997]
Edition: 1st Ballantine Books ed.
Copyright Date: ©1988
ISBN: 9780345412157
034541215X
Characteristics: x, 212 pages ; 18 cm.

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mammothhawk229e
Feb 02, 2018

Mocked the fanboys & sci-fi convention.
Things sure changed since 1988 with video game, television & movie studio invasion.

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Localhostess
Nov 03, 2016

This is Like Nothing on Earth. In a good, geeky way.

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