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ISBN:0879974826
Author: Tanith Lee,Don Maitz
ISBN13: 978-0879974824
Title: Electric Forest
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Language: English
Category: Contemporary
Publisher: DAW; 1st Printing edition (August 7, 1979)

Electric Forest by Tanith Lee,Don Maitz



Electric Forest Mass Market Paperback – August 7, 1979. by Tanith Lee (Author), Don Maitz (Illustrator). One thing can be said about Tanith Lee, she knows how to create sympathetic, interesting characters that you want to find out more about, and sustain your interest in the book. She also has a tendency to write twist endings (in this case, a double-twist ending)that are either contrived or downright infuriating (and this one is both). Electric Forest" is a short novel telling the furturistic story of deformed Magdala Cled. She is offered by sadistic millionaire playboy scientist Claudio Loro to become beautiful

A big robot with a drone delivery system. Book cover for old german sci fi series. Space Station' by John Berkey. Science Fiction Megadump I collected over the past years. Electric Forest by Tanith Lee book cover art by Don Maitz, 1979. Heavy metal hero by rodney matthews. MINDSC∆PE by Gustavo Torres aka Kidmograph (animated gif).

Electric Forest is classic Tanith Lee science fiction. an investigation of what makes the "other," even when that "other" is oneself. Ugly girl in beautiful society is transitioned into a beautiful, android body by enigmatic stranger bent on some sort of retributi Electric Forest is classic Tanith Lee science fiction. Probably my favourite work by Tanith Lee to d Some books leave you stunned when you finish them. This was one of those for me. Conceptual sci-fi at its best. So those were my expectations as I peeled open the first Tanith Lee book I've read in 5 or more years. I enjoyed most of this book.

Don Maitz cover, Electric Forrest by Tanith Lee, Daw Books, 1979. Tanith Lee’s White as Snow will always haunt me, and I hope one day to be able to write a grittier, disturbing story with the same quality she did. - Leigh Bardugo. White as Snow by Tanith Lee is an amazing book, but it’s very adult-oriented and it doesn’t really fit your other criteria. Here’s a Goodreads list, but I haven’t read a lot of these! I also recommend checking out ghtsontomes, because Sam loves Hades and Persephone and probably has even better recommendations than I do!

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Electric Forest by Tanith Lee book cover art by Don Maitz, 1979. electric forest Friday night wk 2.

Electric Forest (1979). by Tanith Lee. Other authors: See the other authors section. Tanith Lee. - primary author. Maitz, Don. Cover artist. Work-to-work relationships.

Electric Forest is a novel by Tanith Lee published in 1979. Electric Forest is a novel about a deformed woman who is given a new body as part of a government espionage effort. The world called Indigo turned upside down for Magdala Cled one morning. From being that world's only genetic misfit, the outcast of an otherwise ideal society, she became the focus of attention for mighty forces.

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Reviews: 5
Fawrindhga
This is not my favorite of Tanith's Lees books, but its still an interesting story and gives us a few nice twists along the way. It takes place on a planet in the future named Indigo, where one of the seasons is actually Blue. Here, everyone is made to be born perfect and our heroine, Magdala, is not among them as she was born the old fashioned way (which is definitely out of fashion) and is not perfect in the least. She works a boring job and goes home to a tiny room, had no friends but her toy cat, and hardly speaks to anyone at all. Along comes Claudio who offers her a deal...put her own body into a capsule that will keep it alive while her consciousness is transferred to a beautiful body. Of course, Magdala goes for it.

From here on, you discover that all things are not what they seem. That Claudio is doing this for his own benefit and drags Magdala along with his intrigues, threatening her all the way with the death of her real body if she disobeys. Yet, we have to applaud Magdala as she learns to stand up for herself and the story keeps one guessing as to who is really behind everything. There are some slow points in the book, but its closer to a novella than a novel, so it keeps you going to the end...and the final twist.

Recommended, but not for a sf first book by Tanith Lee. Silver Metal Lover might be a better choice to start with.
LivingCross
Speculative alt-reality psychological sci-fi. A genetically degenerate woman jumps at an opportunity too good to be true offered by a rogue scientist: "Consciousness Transferal" to a new and improved body. She discovers the price to be paid for this new perfect body is in acting out the roll as an impersonator of the original she now looks like for nefarious ends. Or not. Tanith Lee explores the philosophical questions of narcissism, reality and the embodiment of self awareness when confronted with one's self as a separate ego. Fans of alt-reality novels (such as those of Jack L. Chalker) will appreciate this short (160 pages) deceptively simple book which reveals layer after layer of smoke and mirrors while keeping a storyline climbing to a climatic multiple plot-twisting conclusion. Excellent combination of psychological second-guessing, action, intrigue and thoughtful speculation. Highy recommended.
Dandr
I imagine that I am going to have quite the addiction on my hands now. My second novel by Ms. Lee, I have already hopelessly fallen in love with her futuristic worlds of holostat illusions, decadent bungalows in the sky and trees of indigo blue. As for her charactors, her writing allows me to feel their pain and anguish as though it were indeed my own. Even the antagonists are far too intriguing to truly hate. But, on with the novel...

The life of Magdala Cled is that of a severly deformed misfit in a society of rich snobs who were geneticly created to ensure that they would become physically attractive. Magdala, on the other hand was born to a prostitute Mother and unknown Father who dumped her off into a group home after she was born because she never bothered to have an abortion.

Her she lives and goes out into the world, but her life is "lifeless" really because everywhere she goes people are so disgusted and frightened by the sight of her that even going to work is an ordeal. Her only companionship at all is the stuffed toy cat she hides in her apartment.

But that all changes when the beautiful, rich Claudio spies her on the street and gives her the opportunity to have a whole new body through a transfer of consciousness. Now Magdala is beautiful--and under the complete and total control of a derranged mad scientist who indeed has his own selfish vendetta in mind--especially when Magdala realizes that she is an exact copy of a real living woman. A woman who Claudio desipises for mysterious reasons and Magdala hates for the reason that she is everything that Magdala could never be because of her physical deformities.

It is heart wrenching to watch Magdala's dull life change into one of mystery and grand intrigue. To watch her charactor transform having been given the chance to experience feelings and emotions that she never could before because of having no friends or human contact whatsoever. To watch Claudio torment her with mind games and grand thoughts only to remind her of what she really is, something which she is always grimly aware of herself. And all the while as she contemplates her newfound situation, Magdala realizes her feelings of love/hate for Claudio, the one man who dared to notice her, and questions his motives. To live a life knowing it is not really hers at all, and that it is no longer even in any of her own control.

My only gripe about the novel was it's shortness in length. I also agree with one of the other reviewers comments about the pre and post screenings being completely unnessasary and muddling to the plot. But even so, this was such an enjoyable read that I have to give credit where it's due. I'm a Bona Fide Tanith Lee fan now. I can't wait to read more of her novels.
snowball
One thing can be said about Tanith Lee, she knows
how to create sympathetic, interesting characters
that you want to find out more about, and sustain
your interest in the book. She also has a tendency
to write twist endings (in this case, a double-twist
ending)that are either contrived or downright infuriating
(and this one is both). "Electric Forest" is a
short novel telling the furturistic story of deformed
Magdala Cled. She is offered by sadistic millionaire
playboy scientist Claudio Loro to become beautiful.
He does this via a process called "consciousness
transfer": Magdala's body is kept alive in a "glazium"
capsule, while her consciousness is transferred to a simulate
body of a beautiful woman. When Magdala discovers that
the body she is inhabiting is based on the genetic
pattern of a real woman, she tries to discover who
she is, and why Claudio would want her to impersonate
this stranger. The balance of the story plays like
a science-fiction espionage story, and is not bad,
but the low rating is due to the infuriating epilogue
(I would have been happier had it been dropped) and
the lack of the overall quality I've come to expect
from Tanith Lee.