BEARS DISCOVER FIRE by TERRY BISSON (). [VERSION (Aug 06 02). If you find and correct errors in the text, please update the version number by. Terry Bisson, Author Tor Books $ (p) ISBN Readers turn from “Bears Discover Fire,” a meditative tale that blends the. Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories [Terry Bisson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Bears Discover Fire is the first short story collection .

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Jul bissob, Negativni rated it did not like it. I sat around with them a while but it seemed to make them nervous, so I went home. I found it pleasant to sit and stare into the fire.

“Bears Discover Fire” by Terry Bisson

I got over a third of the way through this book, which was about half of the stories in it, and decided I couldn’t take it anymore. Just a bit too arbitrary. Fiction Listen Narrated by: Books by Terry Bisson.

The TV showed more guys talking about bears than it showed bears, and Wallace Jr. Impressive how many different versions of the future the author envisioned for us. Did she think it was angels approaching from on high? December by Carrie Vaughn Interview: I wasn’t sure what to expect when I went into this book it was a “pull randomly off the library shelf” number. The fire was banked up and the bears were gone and someone was crashing straight through the woods, ignoring the path.


Apr 28, Andrew rated it really liked it. She had told him forty-eight miles a day for thirty-nine years, and he had worked it out on his calculator to bemiles.

Recommended, if only for the best ones. If we stayed on the path we might run into one in the dark, but if we went through the bushes we might be seen as intruders.

The coon suit also had great imagery but the ending left me cold. The writing is excellent. Every once in a while, a smaller bear walked into the circle of firelight with an armload of wood and dropped it onto the pile. May 08, LilliBlakk rated it it was amazing.

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Actually, the story itself wasn’t that light and in fact had a sad ending, but it bewrs bears with torches, and bears sitting around a bonfire. Reprinted by permission of the author. Terry Bisson Terry Bisson is a science fiction writer who lives in California.

Since it was a left rear tire, I pulled over to the left, onto the median grass.

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Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories

I usually like to put a little oil on them, but biseon time I let it go. I must say I don’t share the common “wow effect” about the Bears Discover Fire story and find it one of rather weaker.

It seemed a petty thing to do. On the plus side, I liked his prose, but I don’t think I’ll try any of his other books since this one annoyed me so much.

Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories by Terry Bisson

Share Spread the word! I was ready to go home, but not Mother. Even though we were only a hundred yards from the house, I had never been there, discocer neither had anyone else that I knew of.

The bear smell is rank but not unpleasant, once you get used to it.

And how do bissonn carry torches? Later, after Wallace left, she told me about her dream. While I may agree with the ideas exposed so farif you are capable of writing fully rounded characters and short stories, why not do the same here?

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