Monday, February 2, 2009

Steven Millhauser's "The Invasion from Outer Space" (short story, science fiction, free)

Illustration accompanying the short story titled The Invasion from Outer Space by Steven Millhauser, originally published in The New Yorker, 9 February 2009When aliens arrived, no one expected them to be like this. Just "harmless" powdery dust of "primitive" single-celled "pollen" that grow very fast by photosynthesis. So fast that "harmless" may well be an inaccurate description...

Fact sheet.

First published: The New Yorker, 9 February 2009.
Rating: B.
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