Synthesis & Other Virtual Realities

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Synthesis & Other Virtual Realities
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Dust-jacket illustration by Bob Eggleton for Synthesis & Other Virtual Realities
Author Mary Rosenblum
Illustrator Elizabeth Lawhead Bourne
Cover artist Bob Eggleton
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction short stories
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 280 pp
ISBN 0-87054-170-6
OCLC 33360809
813/.54 20
LC Class PS3568.O793 S96 1996

Synthesis & Other Virtual Realities is a collection of science fiction stories by author Mary Rosenblum. It was released in 1996 and was the author's first collection of stories. It was published by Arkham House in an edition of 3,515 copies. The stories originally appeared in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.


Synthesis & Other Virtual Realities contains the following stories:

  1. "Water Bringer"
  2. "Entrada"
  3. "The Centaur Garden"
  4. "Second Chance"
  5. "Bordertown"
  6. "Synthesis"
  7. "Flood Tide"
  8. "The Rain Stone"
  9. "Stairway"


  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 60. 
  • Joshi, S.T. (1999). Sixty Years of Arkham House: A History and Bibliography. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House. p. 169. ISBN 0-87054-176-5. 
  • Nielsen, Leon (2004). Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 141. ISBN 0-7864-1785-4. 

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