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y separately published work icon The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year : Volume Three anthology   short story   fantasy   science fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year : Volume Three
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* Contents derived from the San Francisco, California,
United States of America (USA),
Night Shade Books , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Jonathan Strahan , single work essay (p. 1-4)
Beyond the Sea Gates of the Scholar Pirates of Sarsköe, Garth Nix , single work short story fantasy (p. 163-188)
Crystal Nights, Greg Egan , single work short story science fiction (p. 251-372)
Machine Maid, Margo Lanagan , single work short story science fiction

A young woman, married to a land owner deep in the Australian bush, finds herself often alone in the house with an inhuman companion: the machine maid of the title, formerly an entertainer on the Parisian stage. Motivated by curiosity about the mechanics of the maid, the woman tinkers, but is horrified when she discovers the extent of the maid's programming.

(p. 293-308)

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