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Sidorova, J M

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(?   -    ) Russian-born research scientist and author, in the USA from 1990, who began publish work of genre interest with "The Witch, The Tinman, The Flies" in Asimov's for August 2010. Her sf series, the Age of Ice sequence comprising The Age of Ice (2013) and The Colors of Cold: A New Story from the Age of Ice (2013 ebook), examines in sf and "literary" terms the range of implications of ice: the protagonist is conceived in 1740 in an historical ice palace, an event which genetically modifies him into an immortal (see Immortality), and consequently has an affinity for cold, as well as a preternaturally low body temperature; more metaphorically (see Mainstream Writers of SF), he is compulsively affectless as his complex (but deeply chill) life extends onward and onward, into the twenty-first century at last. [JC]

Julia M Sidorova

born Moscow



Age of Ice


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