The Roberts

Tachyon Publications
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Robert Fairchild is a genius.
He is also lonely.

Dubbed “the one-eyed architect,” Robert and his innovative buildings are praised to the skies. Suddenly his masterpiece, a dome made from a living membrane, collapses in on its inhabitants. Meanwhile his relationships disintegrate as he chooses his work over his lovers. Reeling from failure and paralyzed by self-doubt, what Robert needs is inspiration.

Robert needs Grace.

Unable to find someone to love, Robert decides to craft his perfect woman. But creating a woman is far more complicated than creating a building. Although Robert adores the lovely and compassionate Grace, he finds himself once again subsumed by his work. Their attempt at compromise has entirely unforeseen consequences. Suddenly trapped in a game of passion and jealousy, Robert is forced to confront all that is dearest to him: his work, his love for Grace, and, hardest of all, himself.
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About the author

Michael Blumlein is the author of The Movement of Mountains; X,Y; and The Healer. His collection of short stories, The Brains of Rats, won the 1991 Readercon Award. X,Y is the basis for the movie of the same name directed by Vladimir Vitkin. His second short-story collection will be published by Centipede Press.
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Publisher
Tachyon Publications
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Published on
Dec 1, 2011
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Pages
94
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ISBN
9781616960810
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
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