The Best of Kage Baker

by Kage Baker

The Best of Kage Baker

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Book Summary

Gathers together 20 stories and novellas, 11 of which have never been collected anywhere, by the author best known for her creation The Company, a group of time-traveling immortals. Illustrated by J. K. Potter.

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Critics' Lists: Summer 2012

Pack Your Bags For Six Flights Of Fantasy

Oh, Kage Baker, why did you have to leave us so soon? Baker was a late bloomer, publishing her first story in 1997 at the age of 44 — which would have been fine, except that she died in 2010, depriving the world of her amazing voice. This volume of stories — many never collected before — is a lovely introduction to the worlds Baker created.

Front and center are several tales of The Company, otherwise known as Dr. Zeus, Inc., a truly Jovian future multinational that's mastered both

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