Budayeen Nights

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Budayeen Nights
Budayeen Nights cover.jpg
Cover of first edition
(Golden Gryphon Press, 2003)
Author George Alec Effinger
Barbara Hambly (foreword)
Cover artist Joe Picacio[1]
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction (cyberpunk) short stories/novelettes
Publisher Golden Gryphon Press
Publication date
September 2003
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 235
ISBN 1-930846-19-3 (first edition)
OCLC 51511199
LC Class PS3555.F4B83[1]

Budayeen Nights is a collection of cyberpunk science fiction short stories and novelettes by George Alec Effinger, published in 2003. The work consists of nine individual stories by Effinger, with a foreword and story introductions by Barbara Hambly. Seven of the nine stories had been published previously in other forms, such as magazines, while one consists of the first two chapters of Word of Night, which was to be the fourth book in the Marîd Audran series, following The Exile Kiss.[1]

Budayeen Nights was published posthumously; Effinger having died in April 2002. The paperback edition was released in September 2008.

List of stories[edit]

Most of the stories in Budayeen Nights had been previously published in magazines and fiction anthologies, but the book includes two previously-unpublished works of Effinger's.[1]