BORN WITH THE DEAD by Robert Silverberg

BORN WITH THE DEAD

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Here are three sallies into the beyond with a guide who knows his territory. The first tale postulates a process by which the dead are rekindled into mysterious zombies who no longer relate to their still living former friends and lovers. In the second, a modern Joshua brings civilization down in ruins by soliciting -- and receiving -- a sign from God. And in the third, in a future where medical advances have made death a matter of choice, a world-famous musician ponders his possibilities and reaches a complexly proper resolution. Silverberg's on the All Pro team, always slick, sometimes dazzling as with his pyrotechnical inversion of point of view at the end of the title story.

Pub Date: June 27th, 1974
Publisher: Random House