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Amal El-Mohtar

Autor(a) de This Is How You Lose the Time War

25+ Works 4,163 Membros 223 Críticas 4 Favorited

About the Author

Amal El-Mohtar won the Locus Awards 2015 award in the Short Story category with her title The Truth About Owls, which is featured in the anthology Kaleidoscope. (Bowker Author Biography)

Inclui os nomes: Amal El-Motar, Amal El-Mohtar

Obras por Amal El-Mohtar

Associated Works

Welcome to Bordertown (2011) — Contribuidor — 498 exemplares
The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales (2016) — Contribuidor — 329 exemplares
The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories (2017) — Contribuidor — 275 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Steampunk (2012) — Contribuidor — 224 exemplares
The New Voices of Fantasy (2017) — Contribuidor — 171 exemplares
The Mythic Dream (2019) — Contribuidor — 167 exemplares
Glitter & Mayhem (2013) — Contribuidor — 154 exemplares
Nevertheless She Persisted: Flash Fiction Project (2020) — Contribuidor — 150 exemplares
Nebula Awards Showcase 2011 (2011) — Contribuidor — 150 exemplares
Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution (2012) — Contribuidor — 150 exemplares
Nebula Awards Showcase 2013 (2013) — Contribuidor — 117 exemplares
Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories (2014) — Contribuidor — 115 exemplares
The New Voices of Science Fiction (2019) — Contribuidor — 106 exemplares
Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore (2017) — Contribuidor — 95 exemplares
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2011 Edition (2011) — Contribuidor — 93 exemplares
The Apex Book of World SF 3 (2014) — Contribuidor — 85 exemplares
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume Eleven (2017) — Contribuidor — 77 exemplares
Steam-Powered: Lesbian Steampunk Stories (2011) — Contribuidor — 75 exemplares
Nebula Awards Showcase 2012 (2012) — Contribuidor — 66 exemplares
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume Nine (2015) — Contribuidor — 60 exemplares
The Bestiary (2016) — Contribuidor — 58 exemplares
The Book of Witches: An Anthology (2023) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
The Best of Uncanny (2019) — Contributor / Narrator — 54 exemplares
Uncanny Magazine Issue 2: January/February 2015 (2015) — Contribuidor — 53 exemplares
Best of Apex Magazine: Volume 1 (2016) — Contribuidor — 52 exemplares
Nebula Awards Showcase 2018 (2018) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
Far Out: Recent Queer Science Fiction and Fantasy (2021) — Contribuidor — 44 exemplares
Nebula Awards Showcase 2017 (2017) — Contribuidor — 39 exemplares
An Alphabet of Embers: An Anthology of Unclassifiables (2016) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017 Edition (2017) — Contribuidor — 26 exemplares
Uncanny Magazine Issue 1: November/December 2014 (2014) — Contribuidor — 26 exemplares
Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing (2012) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
Uncanny Magazine Issue 3: March/April 2015 (2015) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
Uncanny Magazine Issue 13: November/December 2016 (2016) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
Steam-Powered 2 (2011) — Posfácio — 20 exemplares
Imaginarium 2013: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing (2013) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
The WisCon Chronicles, Vol.5: Writing and Racial Identity (2011) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
Uncanny Magazine Issue 16: May/June 2017 (2017) — Narrador, algumas edições20 exemplares
Imaginarium 3: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing (2015) — Contribuidor — 19 exemplares
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 70 • March 2016 (2016) — Contribuidor — 18 exemplares
The Book of Apex: Volume 3 of Apex Magazine (2012) — Contribuidor — 15 exemplares
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 72 • May 2016 (2016) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
The WisCon Chronicles Vol. 6: Futures of Feminism and Fandom (2012) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Cabinet Des Fees 2 (2007) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Sybil's Garage No. 7 (2010) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Uncanny Magazine Issue 6: September/October 2015 (2015) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Apex Magazine 18 (November 2010) (2010) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
The Moment of Change (2012) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 64 • September 2015 (2015) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Imaginarium 4: The Best Canadian Speculative Fiction (2015) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Mythic Delirium (Volume 1) (2014) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 67 • December 2015 (2015) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Apex Magazine 47 (April 2013) (2013) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 85 • June 2017 (2017) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 91 • December 2017 (2017) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Apex Magazine 55 (December 2013) (2013) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Apex Magazine 29 (October 2011) (2011) 3 exemplares
BSFA Awards 2019 (2020) — Autor — 2 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
El-Mohtar, Amal
Data de nascimento
1984-12-13
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
Canada
Local de nascimento
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Prémios e menções honrosas
Rhysling (2009)
Rhysling (2011)
Agente
DongWon Song (HMLA)

Membros

Críticas

My heart hurts all over because of this book. It's seriously so intricate and creative, a definite sci-fi standout that is unlike any other story I've read. I actually tried to read it at the end of 2019 and ended up putting it down after like 8 pages, mostly because it DOES require a decent amount of attention that I just didn't have at the time. But a friend encouraged me to try it again, and I'm SO FREAKIN GLAD I did (thank you a million times, Chris!). There is a brief period of getting into the format of the book and finding the pacing, but after that the book becomes a surprisingly immersive, intimate, and beguiling story that refuses to succumb to stereotype or predictability. And holy cow, the WRITING! It's borderline pretentious, but honestly I love that in a book, and it is just so so SO beautiful and full of emotion.

If you don't like flowery, complicated writing or settings that bounce around from world to world, then this probably isn't the book for you. I can see why certain readers wouldn't click with the writing style or plot (think Dickens writing crafty, flirty sci-fi) but for me personally it ended up hitting every mark. I can't wait to reread it!
… (mais)
 
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deborahee | 207 outras críticas | Feb 23, 2024 |
It took me longer than I expected to get into this (no reader, you're not wrong, the prose is sometimes overwrought) but then I did and I was overawed. Thanks for making me cry.
 
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caedocyon | 207 outras críticas | Feb 21, 2024 |
I don't know what I just read but it was gay and beautiful and that's really all I care about.
 
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Spyder227 | 207 outras críticas | Feb 5, 2024 |
This strange sci-fi novel is the story of two deep-cover female political operatives playing their part in an ever-changing past and present in a battle over control of the future. Blue is from a back-to-nature, hippieish Shangri-La with a hive consciousness; Red is from some technological neverland – and both are bent on cultural genocide despite that they fall in love. Their relationship commences when Blue leaves a letter in the ashes of a dying world, and Red finds it. It begins with the strange instruction to “burn before reading.” They fall in love letter by letter, word by word, and cross paths but don’t meet in a variety of historical contexts: in Stalingrad (amid Nazi zombies), Atlantis, London, ancient ruins. It’s a time-travel novel, interestingly co-authored by a man and a woman, although most of the important characters in this book are women. The ultimately desire to find a way to be together. I was largely confused throughout the book, and I don’t particularly care of this type of speculative fiction, so but for the beautiful writing, the book was not my cup of tea. It was a short book that took me a long time to read, and it defies any meaningful description I can conjure.… (mais)
 
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bschweiger | 207 outras críticas | Feb 4, 2024 |

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Obras
25
Also by
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Membros
4,163
Popularidade
#6,047
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
223
ISBN
24
Línguas
6
Marcado como favorito
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