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Borders of Infinity (Three Miles Vorkosigan Adventures) [Lois McMaster Bujold, Grover Gardner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 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 consists of three novellas and a frame story. This may explain why the more usual approach has been to focus on “Borders of Infinity. .. It’s a testament to Bujold’s skills that Miles manages to so.

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Borders of Infinity

I read them in the order the author recommended and they were right on target. I had very different reactions to infniity of the three short stories contained in this book. Almost immediately his physical handicaps draw the wrong attention and he seems to get more bones broken in infinihy one story than any human being could possibly endure, yet managed by quick wits alone to unite various prisoner factions into trying to stage a rebellion.

He solves his problems by out thinking his opponents and outside of all boxes. At between pages, depending of the version, I would hardly call this a novella! Trivia About Borders of Infini It gives you the flavor of the Vorkosigan universe, and most of all it gives you some wonderful stories about someone who refused to turn aside just because the going got tough, and solved every one of the problems he ran into with his wits.

The book makes you answer a very difficult question: Borers a gigantic ping-pong ball, this biosphere has it’s own climate. Fictionwise is publishing these novellas separately, but we decided to leave in Ms. The Vorkosigan Saga is space opera with some romantic bits here and there. I gave the collection 2 stars because I prefer Miles in his cocky, adventurous mode, not the more somber tones of these stories.


Another extremely compelling and enjoyable novella. I enjoyed all three of the novellas in the collection a lot. I admire Miles and his parents very much; they horders ethical people in the best sense. As I said, this book compiles three novellas, and Bujold simply cannot write a bad story: Brothers in Arms Vorkosigan Saga Paperback.

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May 08, Kathleen rated it really liked it Shelves: See all reviews. Bujold does death fairly well — the grief, the loss, the guilt and sorrow.

Apr 20, Janet rated it liked it. Miles being Miles, he sets about restoring order armed with nothing but the force of his personality literally nothing, as his clothes were stolen as soon as he entered the camp. Many names sound the same. He’s nothing to look at, standing not five-feet tall in his boots, with a skewed spine and bones that easily break. A great collection of Vorkosigan novellas that follow Miles in a few shorter adventures.

Sep 07, Jennifer rated it it was amazing Infinoty But he isn’t; infinkty warped and damaged body was created because his mother was subjected to a chemical attack while he was in the womb, and the chemical poisons damaged his fetal development.

Let me say that all stories are very good. However, it’s always a pleasure to read about Miles’ ever-triumphant cunning and audacity. Showing of reviews. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? He’s able to get into more trouble doing the simplest tasks!

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The result of this has been chaos and the victimisation of the weak by the strong. Ration bars appear twice a day, almost by magic. I have been slow to take to this series but it seems like with this book I have finally seen Miles Vorkosigan. Miles has the best of both: The exact amount of food required by the rules is sent in all in one lump, with no distribution. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Lists with This Book.


Infiniyt, Mystery and Mayhem. Pitt was then released to be murdered by his fellows as a traitor, leaving the commandant without blood on her hands. It’s a bit scary because so many like him have abused that power in RL.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Not only is it integral to my bhjold of Miles, it’s also a well-paced, clever story about political systems, human rights, and what it means to be a prisoner and what it means to be free, and how you can be both at the same time. In his time spent living amongst the women’s group, he fell increasingly in love with Beatrice bujolx in time her attitude towards him softened as well.

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Little humor was involved, and the idea that Miles could be some sort of religious guru, however tongue-in-cheek, seemed off. This might be my favorite Miles infiniyt of lnfinity series so far. Surprisingly sad in the end, and the cause of it felt a bit unnecessary to me, but maybe that’s because it was so sudden and I’m guessing that was probably part of the author’s point Short stories never build the same kind of momentum, and never really aim to, and that leaves me kind of cold.

The only downside to the book is that the three stories, though published in this one book, take place between different sets of the major books. I bkjold there’d been more of the interstitial stuff.