Awards: Hugo (1997, 1999), Clarke (2000), Campbell (1989), Hayakawa (1999)
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THE STRING CITY MYSTERIES
"Girl in Pieces" (Nebula nominated) begins when a golem bursts into the office of our hero and deposits a girl on the carpet. Unfortunately, she’s in pieces. 11,395 of them to be precise.
The big question is – did the golem do it? The only way to find out for sure is get the girl back together again. But that could be trickier than you think. Especially if you don’t like spiders.