Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. He gave up working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer. REVELATION SPACE and PUSHING ICE were shortlisted for the ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD; REVELATION SPACE, ABSOLUTION GAP, DIAMOND DOGS and CENTURY RAIN were shortlisted for the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD and CHASM CITY won the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD.
This is one helluva publication day! We celebrate the ten year anniversary of publishing four of the most landmark works of modern fantasy: The Final Empire, The Lies of Locke Lamora, The Stormcaller and The Blade Itself. Additionally we have new books from three of the most lauded SF authors out there: Alastair Reynolds, Connie Willis and Christopher Priest.
So, this is a pretty big day! Prepare to want ALL THE BOOKS!
Revenger by Alastair Reynolds is a new fast-spaced space … More
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It’s publication day for two books that plumb the depths of what humans are capable of in very different ways. We have a collection of Alastair Reynolds’ short stories that show you what humanity is capable of in the furthest reaches of the time and space. While the paperback release of Sarah Pinborough’s 13 Minutes takes you to the dark recesses of the human heart and holds up a terrifying mirror in which we can’t help but recognise our most … More
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We are thrilled to share with you the cover for Alastair Reynolds new epic space adventure Revenger. Revenger is an epic story of adventure set in the rubble of a ruined universe, this is a deep space heist story of kidnap, betrayal, alien artefacts and revenge . . .
The galaxy has seen great empires rise and fall. Planets have shattered and been remade. Amongst the ruins of alien civilisations, building our own from the rubble, humanity still thrives.
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We are thrilled to be able to share with you the stunning cover for Alastair Reynolds new short story collection, Beyond the Aquila Rift. This is an amazing collection of some of the best short fiction ever written in the SF genre, by an author acclaimed as ‘the mastersinger of space opera’ THE TIMES.
This collection of twenty short stories, novellettes and novellas includes MINLA’S FLOWERS, SIGNAL TO NOISE, TROIKA, and seven previous uncollected stories, including TRAUMA POD, THE … More
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We have a Christmas treat to for you. We are delighted to be able to share with you the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles, the brand new novel by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke Estate, continues the story of Commander Howard Falcon over centuries of space-exploration, interaction with AI, first contact and beyond. All brought to life by … More
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