Hypertext Fiction

afternoon, a story

By Michael Joyce.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

His afternoon begins with a terrible suspicion that the wrecked car he saw that morning may have belonged to his ex-wife: "I want to say I may have seen my son die this morning."

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Patchwork Girl

By Shelley Jackson.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

What if Mary Shelley herself made the monster, not the fictional Dr. Frankenstein? And what if the monster was a woman, and fell in love with Mary Shelley, and travelled to America?

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Victory Garden

By Stuart Moulthrop.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

The Gulf War and its media frenzy serves as the backdrop for this Dickensian tale of culture politics, seduction, burglary, dissent, war, and unsafe driving.

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Of Day, Of Night

By Megan Heyward.

$35.00 Macintosh/Windows

In Megan Heyward's new media narrative, of day, of night, a woman has lost the ability to dream. Produced in association with the Australian Film Commission and the University of Technology, Sydney, exhibited in Europe, Asia and Australia and highly commended at the AIMIA awards.

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Samplers: nine vicious little hypertexts

By Deena Larsen.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

Spirits return to haunt the living. Memories stubbornly refuse to fade. Stories of children far wiser than their parents, and of a meeting between a government bureaucrat and Coyote. Nine very vicious but unforgettable little hypertexts.

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Figurski at Findhorn on Acid

By Richard Holeton.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

Frank "Many-Pens" Figurski has been paroled, having served six years for killing Professor Quentin Kingsley. Now, he is on a mission.

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A Dream with Demons

By Edward Falco.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

A world where bruised adults attempt, over and over, to rewrite the violent scripts of their childhood. "Something very new" -- the Salt Hill Review.

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Turning In

By Wes Chapman.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

In this hypertextual coming-of-age novel, Adri Sumner's wish to forget his troubled childhood paradoxically launches him on a journey of self-discovery.

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Twilight, a Symphony

By Michael Joyce.

$24.95 Macintosh

From the celebrated author of afternoon: a story. In its fearless exploration of death and desire, Twilight, A Symphony takes an unflinching yet deeply compassionate look at the longings that haunt us all.

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Forward Anywhere

By Judy Malloy and Cathy Marshall.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

Xerox PARC ,1993: When writer and artist Judy Malloy, "surrounded by the aura of blood and frozen pea juice," arrived to meet Cathy Marshall, "a collaboration seemed unlikely."

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Down Time

By Rob Swigart.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

A police officer, a terminally-ill patient, a computer technician, and a high-school guidance counselor are just a few of the characters we follow through twenty-one stories of the computer age.

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Califia

By M.D. Coverley.

$24.95 Windows

A lost cache of gold. Mysteriously incomplete documents in local archives. Myths and legends, and an edgy businessman.

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We Descend

By Bill Bly.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

What -- or who -- lives in the rocky hills around him? What secrets bind his superiors in fear and silence?

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Notes Toward Absolute Zero

By Tim McLaughlin.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

Follow Jericho, Magel, and Winter as their lives intersect and diverge across an eerie landscape dotted with relics, forgotten lists, train wrecks, scraps from journals, ghost ships, poetry, postage stamps, Mesmer's propositions, and -- of course -- The Six Failures of Love.

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Quibbling

By Carolyn Guyer.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

"A stunning achievement of ecriture feminine in both form and aesthetic. The rhythm of the "buzz-daze" in Guyer's Quibbling is nothing less than Claudine Hermann's 'vision of a language released from the coordinates of space/time'." -- Alison Sainsbury, Illinois Wesleyan University.

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Uncle Buddy's Phanton Funhouse

By John McDaid.

$39.95 Mac (Requires HyperCard)

Art "Buddy" Newkirk has disappeared, leaving you a letter from his law firm and a chocholate box filled with the contents of his hard disk and tapes from his basement studio. Surreal and puzzling.

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its name was Penelope

By Judy Malloy.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

An artist, a photographer. A tripartite montage of a life in random screens of text that glimpse and blink by like the slide show at a party.

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Marble Springs

By Deena Larsen.

$24.95 Mac (Requires HyperCard)

In Marble Springs, Deena Larsen turns the tables on the traditions of the western: the lives of women are spread before the reader while men are seen only at the margins.

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I have said nothing

By J. Yellowlees Douglas.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

Bracketed by two fatal car accidents, "I Have Said Nothing" is a meditation on the enormity that divides us from others.

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Lust

By Mary-Kim Arnold .

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

This bold work uses the limits of this new form to great advantage. One of the most influential hypertexts yet written: "A miniature gem"-- New York Times Book Review.

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In Small & Large Pieces

By Katrhyn Cramer.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

A postmodern Through the Looking Glass. Anna's parents have that bad habit of falling apart in a crisis.

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Unnatural Habitats

By Kathy Mac.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

Canadian poet Kathy Mac explores the consequences of American idealism, from the Apollo 13 tragedy to the U.S. invasion of Kuwait.

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Mothering

By Judith Kerman.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

Sensitive, whimsical, and moving. The continual sound -- part murmur, part jackhammer -- of a mother's voice binds past, present, and possible futures.

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Century Cross

By Deena Larsen.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

What happens when a technical writer for a government agency locks herself overnight in the Federal Center to catch up on her work? Coyote pays a visit.

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Completing The Circle

By Michael van Mantgem.

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

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A Life Set for Two

By Robert Kendall and Richard Smyth .

$24.95 Windows

Welcome to Café Passé. Place a retrospective order and discover how regret, desire, bitterness and memory feed on dreams. Don't forget to leave room for dessert!

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Genetis

By Richard Smyth .

$24.95 Macintosh/Windows

After the narrator's mental meltdown on his honeymoon, he learns that only writing has the power to salvage his sanity and his life.

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The Perfect Couple

By Clark Humphrey.

$24.95 Mac (Requires HyperCard)

They expected the world to envy them. When it didn't, they became simply more convinced that theirs was a love the world could not understand. Were they visionaries, or just crazy?

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King of Space

By Sarah Smith.

$24.95 Macintosh

Old man and young, young woman and ageless starship meet and meet again as enemies, allies, rapists, and lovers. Fall into a maze of love, or find the dance at the center of the world that regenerates the ship.

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