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Jack Womack

Autor(a) de Random Acts of Senseless Violence

12+ Works 1,928 Membros 22 Críticas 8 Favorited

About the Author

Includes the name: Jack Womack

Image credit: Jack Womack at the Shirley Jackson Award Benefit at the KGB Bar on June 23, 2008.

Séries

Obras por Jack Womack

Random Acts of Senseless Violence (1993) 628 exemplares
Ambient (1987) 305 exemplares
Elvissey (1993) 274 exemplares
Terraplane (1988) 251 exemplares
Heathern (1990) 170 exemplares
Let's Put the Future Behind Us (1996) 158 exemplares
Going, Going, Gone (2000) 113 exemplares
Flying Saucers Are Real (2016) 20 exemplares
Audience 2 exemplares
Lifeblood 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighth Annual Collection (1991) — Contribuidor — 310 exemplares
A Whisper of Blood (1991) — Contribuidor — 256 exemplares
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eleventh Annual Collection (1998) — Contribuidor — 241 exemplares
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourth Annual Collection (1991) — Contribuidor — 155 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy (2001) — Contribuidor — 144 exemplares
Little Deaths (1995) — Contribuidor — 131 exemplares
The Horns of Elfland (1997) — Contribuidor — 122 exemplares
Edited By (2020) — Contribuidor — 36 exemplares
Walls of Fear (1990) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
Polder: A Festschrift for John Clute and Judith Clute (2006) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Arc 1.4: Forever alone drone (2012) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Womack, Jack
Data de nascimento
1956-01-08
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Locais de residência
Lexington, Kentucky, USA (birth)
New York, New York, USA
Educação
Transylvania University
Ocupações
author
publicist

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Críticas

He aquí una parábola cruel sobre una Norteamérica que se ha vuelto loca, vista a través de los ojos de la violenta y decadente Nueva York del siglo XXI, donde el mundo de la riqueza y los altos negocios gravita sobre las bullentes y despiadadas multitudes que atestan sin ley ni concierto las calles, mientras acechando en la sombras, se hallan los ambientes, una nueva raza surgida de un terrible accidente y a la que se han unido muchos automutilados y que detenta una subcultura propia, con sus costumbres, su religión y su territorio.… (mais)
 
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Natt90 | 4 outras críticas | Mar 21, 2023 |
Womack was recommended to me as being a good writer, and this is the first book of his I've attempted, so I can only imagine that it must not be one of his better books. An alternate-universe, alternate-history, cyberpunk-themed book in which the protagonists often talk in a dreary newspeak and in which, despite reaching near the top in a corporate hell, they are too stupid to realize that they are being taken advantage of in ways that the reader notices immediately. I can see that Womack has talent, but this book, despite occasional moments in which he shows what he can do, is a failure.… (mais)
 
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rpuchalsky | 1 outra crítica | Oct 3, 2022 |
By far the best of Womack's dystopian NYC novels. This one is less SF than the others, and is focused entirely on the misfortunes of a teenage girl whose parents fall on hard times. An excellent, very believable urban drama.
 
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mkfs | 9 outras críticas | Aug 13, 2022 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
12
Also by
12
Membros
1,928
Popularidade
#13,357
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Críticas
22
ISBN
67
Línguas
6
Marcado como favorito
8

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