open
Upgrade to a better browser, please.

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books

Beggars in Spain

Added By: valashain
Last Updated: valashain

Beggars in Spain

Purchase this book through IndieBound.org Purchase this book from Amazon.com Purchase this book from Amazon.co.uk
Author: Nancy Kress
Publisher: Phoenix Pick / Arc Manor, 2011
Axolotl Press, 1991
Asimov's Science Fiction, 1991
Series: The Sleepless

This book does not appear to be part of a series. If this is incorrect, and you know the name of the series to which it belongs, please let us know.

Submit Series Details

Book Type: Novella
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags:
Awards:  
Lists:  
Links:
Avg Member Rating:
(11 reads / 7 ratings)


Synopsis

Hugo and Nebula Award winning novella.

Leisha Camden is a genetically engineered 'Sleepless.' Her ability to stay awake all the time has not only made her more productive, but the genetic modifications have also given the 'Sleepless' a higher IQ and may even make them immortal. Are they the future of humanity? Or will the small community of 'sleepless' be hunted down as freaks by a world that has grown wary of its newest creation?

The story originally appeared in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, April 1991 and has been published as a seperate novella twice. It is included in the anthologies:

The story is included in the collections Beaker's Dozen (1998) and The Best of Nancy Kress (2015). It was expanded to the full novel Beggars In Spain (1993).


Excerpt

No excerpt currently exists for this novel. Be the first to submit one!

Submit an Excerpt


Reviews

There are currently no reviews for this novel. Be the first to submit one! You must be logged in to submit a review in the BookTrackr section above.


Images

No alternate cover images currently exist for this novel. Be the first to submit one!