ebooks     ebooks
ebooks ebooks ebooks
ebooks
new titles Top Stories Home support
ebooks
 
Advanced Search
ebooks ebooks
Fiction
 Alternate History
 Children
 Classic Literature
 Dark Fantasy
 Erotica
 Fantasy
 Historical Fiction
 Horror
 Humor
 Mainstream
 Mystery/Crime
 Romance
 Science Fiction
 Suspense/Thriller
 Young Adult
ebooks
Nonfiction
 Business
 Children
 Education
 Family/Relationships
 General
 Health/Fitness
 History
 People
 Personal Finance
 Politics/Government
 Reference
 Self Improvement
 Spiritual/Religion
 Sports/Entertainm't
 Technology/Science
 Travel
 True Crime
ebooks
Formats
 MultiFormat
 Secure eReaderebooks
Browse
 Authors
 Award-Winners
 Bestsellers
 eMagazines
 New eBooks 
 Publishers
 Recommendations
 Series List
 Short Stories
ebooks
Miscellany
 About Us
 Author Info
 Help/FAQs
 Publisher Info
  ebooks

HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99% of hacker crime.
Paul Park

Bio:

Paul offers the following biographical information: "I was born in 1954, the son of two professors. My father and mother taught physics and literature (respectively) at Williams College until their recent retirement. I am the third of four children, and my youngest sister suffers from autism--a theme that comes into my writing quite frequently. I worked at a lot of stupid jobs after college, and taught squash for many years in Manhattan. I quit in 1983 to write a novel. With a notebook and a couple of shirts, I flew to New Delhi, telling myself I couldn't come back until I had completed a manuscript. Soldiers of Paradise was written during my travels in Asia, largely in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Rajasthan, Burma, Thailand, and Indonesia, over the course of two years.

"I was married in 1994 to Deborah Brothers, a costume designer at Williams, whom I met in a bar while visiting my parents. I unexpectedly moved back to my home town, and have two young children: Miranda, born in 1995, and Lucius Lionel, born in 1998. I am currently at work on a big, fat fantasy novel, called A Princess of Romania. My short fiction has been published in the usual places."

Paul's short story "Get a Grip," published in Omni Online, was a finalist for the 1998 World Fantasy Award.

Novels
Soldiers of Paradise (1987), nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award
Sugar Rain (1989), nominated for the Locus Award
The Cult of Loving Kindness (1992), a New York Times Notable Book
Celestis (1996), nominated for the Nebula Award
The Gospel of Corax (1996)



  Display: 
All  Unowned Only
Displaying 1 - 3 of 3 items in this category.   

1 Soldiers of Paradise [Starbridge Chronicles 1] [MultiFormat]
by Paul Park
  Where the seasons last for generations, hard winter makes for hard religion. The worlds of the solar system are the hells through which all souls must incarnate on their journey to Paradise; all, that is, but the Starbridges, nobles who serve to enforce the "divine will." In the lowest slums of the city-state of Charn, a Starbridge doctor and a drunken prince defy the law to bring medicine to the poor and hear the story-music of the refugee Antinomials, a wild people who shun words, infidels pre... more info>> (Published: 1987) Locus Poll Award Nominee, Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee

Words: 115539 - Reading Time: 330-462 min.
Category: Science Fiction
14 Reader Ratings:
Great Good OK Poor

Add to Cart

2 Sugar Rain [Starbridge Chronicles 2] [MultiFormat]
by Paul Park
  The second book in the Starbridge Chronicles, Sugar Rain relates the stories of Thanakar and Charity Starbridge during the revolution that ended the first book in the series, Soldiers of Paradise. The generations-long winter has drawn to a close, and with it the power of the tyrannical Starbridge theocracy that maintained order during the years of hunger. But a cruelly pragmatic priest has set the stage for a new faith, and even those who defy him seem fated to play out roles that will inevitabl... more info>> (Published: 1989) Locus Poll Award Nominee

Words: 125637 - Reading Time: 358-502 min.
Category: Science Fiction
6 Reader Ratings:
Great Good OK Poor

Add to Cart

3 The Cult of Loving Kindness [Starbridge Chronicles 3] [MultiFormat]
by Paul Park
  In the third and final book of the Starbridge Chronicles, more than two generations have passed since the events of Sugar Rain, and barren tundra has given way to fecund, steamy jungle at the height of summer. Deep in the forest, a twin boy and girl grow up among a strange race of philosophers, oblivious to the outside world, where the secular regime is now as fanatical and orthodox as the old religious one. When their home is invaded, the pair take flight. Among the new faith called The Cult of... more info>> (Published: 1991)

Words: 99538 - Reading Time: 284-398 min.
Category: Science Fiction/Fantasy
4 Reader Ratings:
Great Good OK Poor

Add to Cart
  
Icon explanations:
Discounted eBook; added within the last 7 days.
eBook was added within the last 30 days.
eBook is in our best seller list.
eBook is in our highest rated list.

All pages of this site are Copyright © 2000- Fictionwise LLC.
Fictionwise (TM) is the trademark of Fictionwise LLC.
A Barnes & Noble Company

Bookshelf | For Authors | Privacy | Support | Terms of Use

eBook Resources at Barnes & Noble
eReader · eBooks · Free eBooks · Cheap eBooks · Romance eBooks · Fiction eBooks · Fantasy eBooks · Top eBooks · eTextbooks