Axiomatic

Greg Egan

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Axiomatic is a collection of Greg Egan's short stories that appeared in various science fiction magazines (mostly Interzone and Asimov's) between 1989 and 1992.

Contents:
The Infinite Assassin (1991)
The Hundred Light-Year Diary (1992)
Eugene (1990)
The Caress (1990)
Blood Sisters (1991)
Axiomatic (1990)
The Safe-Deposit Box (1990)
Seeing (1995)
A Kidnapping (1995)
Learning to Be Me (1990)
The Moat (1991)
The Walk (1992)
The Cutie (1989)
Into Darkness (1992)
Appropriate Love (1991)
The Moral Virologist (1990)
Closer (1992)
Unstable Orbits in the Space of Lies (1992)

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