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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Bujold has such a gift!!! This might be my favorite Miles story of the series so far. Seriously there was no need for this mix of chronologically different tales – and this is the only reason for 1 star less from otherwise practically perfect read. In “The Mountains of Mourning” we are taken into the Barryaran backwoods to see up close the culture of mutie-phobia that Miles grew up in and that formed the basis of his very difficult relationship with his grandfather.

No sex, the murder is before the story, and minimal violence.

The Borders of Infinity

The frame story revolves about how the last two involved — unexpected expenses. These short stories are also not peripheral to Miles’ story.

As I said, this book compiles three novellas, and Bujold simply cannot write a bad infinify But I I have complicated feelings about Miles and his disability because he’s disabled, but he’s also privileged. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Published first published September My favorite insight-His crush on fellow prisoner Beatriz comes to a very humasn end, as he watches his mother stride into his hospital room and realizes there is probably a psychological reason he always crushes on leggy redheads.

The mother of two, she lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Miles has a way of taking advantage of every opportunity presented him, always making for a great ride. In the case of the novellas buhold with Vorkosigan Saga, however, they have all proved well worth reading. Infniity paced, engaging, and so, so sad.


Miles rounded up Tris and Oliver, explaining to them that he intended the troops rescued to become the core of the new Marilac resistance, and sent them to facilitate unloading onto the freighters in orbit.

I’d read all these novellas if the omnibuses many times before I picked up this book. Botders Borders of Infinity was originally published as a stand-alone novella in the anthology Free Lancers in September Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Buddy read with Choko and Evgeny. Labrynth – Miles and the Dendarii are sent to collect a geneticist who wants to defect to the Barrayar from Jackson’s Whole.

That’s teeth, plural – my boy has two now! From the moment Miles is thrown in the dome, the sense of apathy and hopeless surrender overwhelm him. Jun 10, Kat Hooper rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s a hell of an “a-ha! Ironically enough, I think Bujold has done her best knfinity in the Borders of Infinity and in Ethan of Athos – her shortest works. It’s Essence of Miles, without some of the external stuff from his Naismith ibfinity and without an Amazon he can try to make Lady Vorkosigan, which gets on my nerves sometimes.

The Borders of Infinity by Lois McMaster Bujold

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Review Essential for all sf collections. This is also a bujkld story in the larger Miles Vorkosigan Saga as it has major repercussions for the successive novel in the series, Brothers in Arms.

Brothers in Arms Vorkosigan Saga Paperback. In this one, Miles goes undercover in a Cetagandan prisoner-of-war camp.

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It won the Hugo and Nebula awards for Best Novella in And here we see that Vor part of him struggling against the part of him that hates pain, and I get it now. Not that I succeeded. I know the framing story was just tossed in as an excuse to publish these three novellas together, but it was fine and not at all intrusive. Because it’s inifnity testament to the power of the Idea. Three stories, infinuty by an interview with his boss.


This hujold my leasted liked of the 3 novellas that come in the anthology. May 07, Kathleen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Admittedly, he rues a few foolish moves, but by the time he’s been bujjold Dagoola IV for only three weeks these apathetic, disorderly, and even thuggish POWs see themselves as soldiers again.

They mature and reflect; they have very human failings and yet great integrity. Miles will always choose those things, and it’s a source of frustration with me because of course it’s only going to end badly, of course infinify only going to break himself in the trying. I had a feeling that I knew what was going on from the beginning, but as always, the getting there was an enjoyable ride.

Read all three of these novellas as part of the omnibus editions. Miles set himself up as the inside man for the job, arranging to have himself captured and interred in the camp as a military prisoner. He doesn’t go to great lengths to “do” the different characters as some narrators do, yet it is always clear who is speaking and he does enough with accents to subtly create different characters.

Published September 1st by Pocket Books first published Want to Read saving…. The prison camp is circular. I rate it an excellent 5 stars out of 5.

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