So you will certainly be entertained with the quality of the writing in this collection.
It's great to revisit the setting and see the fragmentary works that continue the adventures of Marid or that explore elsewhere in his world.
Maybe he didn't finish the fourth book because he wasn't happy with it, or just wanted to write something else.
There are some good stories in here, but I wasn't over-awed. 3.5 Stars. After reading this I'd say to stick with the Budayeen Novels.Published 1 month ago by J. Glove
When I say that this book left me wanting more, what I mean is that I really only bought this book so I could read the portion of what was going to be the 4th novel in the Budayeen... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Matt
Just be grateful that there are more Budayeen stories, and not resentful that there are so few. I was not particularly interested in an Arab setting for a world of the future; I... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Scarlett
This book is the final piece in the Marîd Audran/Budayeen series. A collection of stories, both published and unpublished, included fragments of books that were never finished. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kim Lomman
George Alec Effinger's BUDAYEEN NIGHTS comes from one of the founders of the 'cyberpunk' movement and provides a collection of nine writings - seven stories, the first part of an... Read morePublished on October 9, 2008 by Midwest Book Review