Permafrost (story)

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"Permafrost"
Author Roger Zelazny
Genre(s) Science fiction
Publisher Omni
Publication date April 1986

"Permafrost" is a science fiction novelette by American writer Roger Zelazny, published in 1986.

Plot summary[edit]

A strange confrontation between a frozen planet, a formerly-human program, and a has-been con-man.

Reception[edit]

"Permafrost" won the 1987 Hugo Award for Best Novelette in 1987,[1] and was nominated for the 1986 Nebula Award for Best Novelette.[2]

Mike Ashley has described it as a "complex tale of confrontation".[3]

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