Kirinyaga (A Fable of Utopia, #1)



Kirinyaga A Fable Of Utopia Collects Mike Resnick S Famous Kirinyaga Stories And Ties Them Together In A Thematic Arc That Has Novel Like Continuity The Story Focuses On Koriba, A Mundumugu Sort Of Like A Witch Doctor And A Wise Man Rolled Into One Of The Kikuyu Tribe Koriba Feels That His Tribe Has Been Corrupted By European Technology, So He Helps To Establish A Small, Utopian Planetoid Named Kirinyaga Where The Kikuyu Can Return To Their Roots, Farming The Land And Worshipping The God Ngai Without Technological Or Cultural Interference As Utopias Go, Kirinyaga Experiences Its Fair Share Of Problems Both From Within And Without Each Of Which Is Detailed In The Individual Chapters And Stories Contents One Perfect Morning, With Jackals 1991 Kirinyaga 1988 For I Have Touched The Sky 1989 Bwana 1990 The Manamouki 1990 Song Of A Dry River 1992 The Lotus And The Spear 1992 A Little Knowledge 1994 When The Old Gods Die 1995 The Land Of Nod 1996Kirinyaga (A Fable of Utopia, #1)

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  • Paperback
  • 293 pages
  • Kirinyaga (A Fable of Utopia, #1)
  • Mike Resnick
  • English
  • 25 July 2018
  • 034541702X

10 thoughts on “Kirinyaga (A Fable of Utopia, #1)

  1. says:

    Kirinyaga is what the locals tribes call Mount Kenya The distinction is important because it marks the refusal by the traditionalist Kikuyu to accept the Western values, especially in view of the extensive environmental damage, overpopulation and loss of cultural identity they are confronted with in the twenty second century So, when new technological advances open up the Space for the creation of human colonies on carefully terraformed and climate controlled planetoids, these tribesmen decide Kirinyaga is what the locals tribes call Mount Kenya The distinction is important because ...

  2. says:

    5.0 stars WOW This was an exceptional collection of inter connected short stories that should be seen as one complete story The cosmetic premise of the of the stories is about a group of 22nd century Kenyans unhappy with its evolution into another European city who emigrate to a planetary colony in or...

  3. says:

    I loved this book, it reflects a lot of today s reality, expecially our world s quick changes, and its many conflicts between past and present An old scientist from Kenya, desperate because the good old days of Kenya s uncontaminated tribal life have gone, decides to recreate that world artificially, on another planet Despite the futuristic concept, this is not much of a science fiction book, it s rather speculative fiction, or a book of ideas The stories are interconnected, and they are pa I loved this book, it reflects a lot of today s reality, expecially our world s quick changes, and its many conflicts between past and present An old scientist from Kenya, desperate because the good old days of Kenya s uncontaminated tribal life have gone, decides to recreate that world artificially, on another planet Despite the futuristic concept, this is not much of a science...

  4. says:

    The Good The writing is brilliant, the story thought provoking, and the setting and characters utterly vivid The ending is perfect.The Bad It s as much a morality tale as a science fiction story, so there is a mild undercurrent of preaching The story concerns a collective of 22nd century Kikuyu a Kenyan ethnic group nationalists who emigrate to their own terraformed world to live in the manner of their stone age ancestors This fact alone makes their motivations difficult to understand from The Good The writing is brilliant, the story thought provoking, and the setting and characters utterly vivid The ending is perfect.The Bad It s as much a morality tale as a science fiction story, so there is a mild undercurrent of preaching The story concerns a collective of 22nd century Kikuyu a Kenyan ethnic group nationalists who emigrate to their own terraformed world to live in the manner of their stone age ancestors This fact alone makes their motivati...

  5. says:

    I was torn on this one I wanted to like it going in and was actually captivated by the opening story, One Perfect Morning, with Jackals That was a great introduction to the new world set up by the Eutopian Council clever name, that called Kirinyaga, an attempt to get back to the roots of the Kikuyu tribe of what we barbaric Europeans call Kenya.And here s where the being torn comes in As I read story after story, I realized that I didn t like the narrator, Koriba At first I d sympathiz I was torn on this one I wanted to like it going in and was actually captivated by the opening story, One Perfect Morning, with Jackals That was a great introduction to the new world set up by the Eutopian Council clever name, that called Kirinyaga, an attempt to get back to the roots of the Kikuyu tribe of what we barbaric Europeans call Kenya.And here s where the being torn comes in As I read story after story, I realized that I didn t like the narrator, Koriba At first I d sympathized with him, but after some of his rulings as mundumugu, I wanted someone to leave him out for the hyenas Then I decided I didn...

  6. says:

    9 10Muy interesante No le cae el 10 por alg n momento demasiado repetitivo, pero este autor consigue emocionarme siempre.http dreamsofelvex.blogspot.com 201

  7. says:

    Quite by accident, I ve been reading a lot of stories about righteous people who do wrong things for what they believe are right reasons Some of these people reap the consequences of their decisions, and some do not Some see the error of their choices, and a very few go on blindly believing that nobody else really understands, only they can see th...

  8. says:

    Kirinyaga es a la utop a y el postcolonialismo lo que P o Moa a la Guerra Civil espa ola O como si C sar Vidal hubiesen escrito una novela de cf sobre el proceso independentista catal n.No me ha gustado nada Como novela de ciencia ficci n sobre una utop a es un poco desastre, est claro que la palabra utop a lleva muchos a os tirada en el barro, un t rmino vac o que no significa ya nada, pero Resnick presenta la utop a m s burda, menos currada y simplona que he le do en mucho tiempo, b sicam Kirinyaga es a la utop a y el postcolonialismo lo que P o Moa a la Guerra Civil espa ola O como si C sar Vidal hubiesen escrito una novela de cf sobre el proceso independentista catal n.No me ha gustado nada Como novela de ciencia ficci n sobre una utop a es un poco desastre, est claro que la palabra utop a lleva muchos a os tirada en el barro, un t rmino vac o que no significa ya nada, pero Resnick presenta la utop a m s burda, menos currada y simplona que he le do en mucho tiempo, b sicamente no se diferencia en nada de una secta Y es simplona porque Resnick est m s interesado en sermonear, as que nos presenta una serie de fabulillas o par bolas muy simples que en su mayor a versan sobre los con...

  9. says:

    Kirinyaga is a collection of inter related short stories that center around a terraformed planet designed to be the new home of the Kikuyu tribe of Africa, where they can live their lives in the old, traditional way, without interference from modern society I almost stopped reading this book 2 chapters stories, technically into it Two main reasons for this 1 I really dislike parables They are usually obvious, simplistic, and preachy 2 I intensely dislike Koriba, the main character Pres Kirinyaga is a collection of inter related short...

  10. says:

    A quien diga que no se puede innovar en la ciencia ficci n le plant is un Kirinyaga delante de las narices No estamos hablando de una obra rompedora ni visionaria, pero s de unos relatos planteados como par bolas de una par b...

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