Saturday, May 3, 2008

* Fukushima Masami's "The Flower's Life Is Short" (short story, fantasy)

In an age where normal life expectancy is beyond 100, A 68-year old woman is feeling lonely & regretting the decision of avoiding permanent matrimony in her younger years.

Collected in.

  1. Gene van Troyer & Grania Davis (Ed)'s "Speculative Japan: Outstanding Tales of Japanese Science Fiction and Fantasy".

Fact sheet.

First published: Hayakawa SF Magazine, October 1967; translated by Judith Merril & Yano Tetsu.
Rating: B
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Note: Why is this post so short?