the roberts
Synopsis
“impressive…haunting…packs an emotion and intellectual punch”
–– SF Site
“a breezy read with a terrific ending”
–– Handee Books

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the roberts, a novella by michael blumlein

2011, Tachyon Publications


The Healer
Synopsis
“original, surreal and extraordinary…a haunting literary novel”
–– Publishers Weekly
“beautiful evocative prose…the story has the resonance of a modern fable”
–– Booklist
“one of science fiction’s most piercing literary talents”
–– San Francisco Chronicle
“a dramatic tale…thoroughly enjoyable and thought-provoking”
–– Journal of the American Medical Association
“beautifully written with a powerful message”
–– Science Fiction Chronicle
“a disturbing, beautiful, unforgettable novel”
–– Kim Stanley Robinson
“quietly told and passionately written…a book of real and rare originality”
–– Ursula K. Le Guin

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2005, Pyr Press, Prometheus Books

2005, Pyr Press, Prometheus Books


X,Y
Synopsis
“Blumlein is one of the most important, original and challenging writers working in SF or horror today”
–– Science Fiction Eye
“lurid exploration of gender identity”
–– Publishers Weekly
“a unique take on the battle of the sexes”
––San Francisco Chronicle
“chilling…defies rational explanation.. horrifying indeed”
–– Locus

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1993, Dell Press

1993, Dell Press


The Movement of Mountains
Synopsis
“a talent that bears watching”
–– Publishers Weekly
“a brilliant debut…one of the best books of the year”
–– The Washington Post
“an odd, eccentric and compelling book…a true original”
–– London Sunday Times
“a profoundly moving tale”
–– Locus Online
“a marvelous first novel…Blumlein is already an important writer”
–– F&SF

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1987, St. Martin's Press

1987, St. Martin’s Press