Borders of Infinity (Three Miles Vorkosigan Adventures) [Lois McMaster Bujold, Grover Gardner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editorial Reviews. From Library Journal. true. Review. Essential for all sf collections. –Library The Borders of Infinity (Vorkosigan Saga) by [Bujold, Lois McMaster]. Audible Sample. Audible Sample. Playing Playing Loading Loading. Borders of Infinity consists of three novellas and a frame story. This may explain why the more usual approach has been to focus on “Borders of Infinity. .. It’s a testament to Bujold’s skills that Miles manages to so.

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Bujold uses the opportunity to show us another side of war, which has at most only been hinted at in previous books. Her pacing is good, too. These logistical problems were exacerbated when a Cetagandan fighter succeeded in destroying two of the shuttles.

Two weeks later, I have to upgrade this from 4 to 5 stars because of the resonances of these novellas throughout the rest of the series.

Jun 08, Sadie Slater rated it really liked it. It’s a hell of an “a-ha! I didn’t read this book–I listened to the audiobo This book is an anthology of three novellas about the life of the young Miles Vorkosigan. Miles, with his usual flair. Against impossible odds, Miles organizes thousands of angry and dispirited prisoners into military formation that may offer the only chance for escape.

He has that quality that makes bujo,d great leaders – the ability to infect the mind with an idea. To ask other readers questions about Borders of Infinityplease sign up.

Apr 29, Jennie rated it it was amazing. Okay, that was so much fun. It was certainly slightly more emotionally resonating than the previous novella, but still, I’m looking forward to finally returning to the main plotline.


What do you think? This vorders is basically run by criminal clans, so for Miles the price of a failure is very painful death. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Through force of will, Miles gained himself a meeting with Tristhe leader of the women’s group, though her guard Beatrice was clearly disapproving of admitting a man in to their circle.

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The popular adventures of Miles Vorkosigan, a clever and outlandish science-fiction hero for the modern era, continue in these three tales. Blrders books in the series. The same with the next story – he is to get one prisoner of war out of a jail, but decides he is breaking out all the prisoners instead.

However, it’s norders a pleasure to read about Miles’ ever-triumphant cunning and audacity. Return to Book Page. Sep 02, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: The prisoners of war have had their spirits broken, they’re fighting each other, and the only one willing to chat with Miles is half mad.

The most notable aspect of this story is that it is not really funny like most of the Vorkosigan stories are. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Vorders. In this installment, he bordeers out some POWs, but of course the real story as always is seeing the lessons he learns this time around.

I rate it an excellent 5 stars out of 5. View all 5 comments. I would be inclined to take hardened criminals over generically-bred superhumans, but this is just me. Prisoners are simply dumped into a force-field dome and left.

A listing of her awards and nominations may be seen here: I can’t help feeling the story would have been stronger without the comparisons to concentration camps. No love for Cetaganda, because several decades ago, the Cetagandans ferociously attacked Miles’ home planet of Barrayar. But from reading Bujold’s previous works, it was no problem to get the feel of Miles’ world – I already knew it by heart.


They seem to be covering central aspects of Miles and the Dendarii. He’s nothing to look at, standing not five-feet tall in his boots, with a skewed spine and bones that easily break.

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Brothers in Arms Vorkosigan Saga Paperback. For full reviews, see links below 1. Miles connected with Commodore Tung who had been running the evacuation operation and learned they had only a short window in which to load the prisoners before the Cetagandan space forces arrived in superior numbers.

Bujold bordfrs death fairly well — the grief, the loss, the guilt and sorrow. Borders of Infinity 20 42 Nov 25, Again, Bujold is shown to be a master of her craft here. About Lois McMaster Bujold.

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My memories of it turned out to not be entirely reliable — it’s not set on an ice moon prison, just a normal The Borders of Infinity by Lois McMaster Bujold is a novella about Miles Vorkosigan and chronologically comes after Labyrinth, another novella.

Miles rounded up Tris and Oliver, explaining to them that he intended the troops rescued to become the core of the new Marilac resistance, and sent them to facilitate unloading onto the freighters in orbit. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. He has an ability to think outside the box, and exhibit not a little bit of chutzpah.