Beyond the Aquila Rift

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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 includes ZIMA BLUE, one of the standout episodes in Netflix’s LOVE, DEATH AND ROBOTS

With an introduction by noted SF critic Johnathan Strahan, this collection of twenty short stories, novellettes and novellas includes ZIMA BLUE, one of the standout shorts in Netflix’s LOVE, DEATH AND ROBOTS, as well as MINLA’S FLOWERS, SIGNAL TO NOISE, TROIKA, and seven previous uncollected stories, including TRAUMA POD, THE WATER THIEF and IN BABELSBERG.

Alastair Reynolds has won the Sidewise Award and been nominated for The Hugo Awards for his short fiction. One of the most thought-provoking and accomplished short-fiction writers of our time, this collection is a delight for all SF readers.

Readers are hooked on Alastair Reynolds’ short stories:

‘This collection was my first introduction to Alastair Reynolds’ work. I’m impressed – this is good stuff!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘Reynolds is at his best . . . one of the best collections that I’ve ever read‘ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘This book contains a brilliant collection of short stories, all of them highlighting Reynolds’ great imaginative powers and his first-class worldbuilding‘ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘These stories of his are SO COOL. I mean, like glittering jewels of complete mind-blowing and written with real talent and clear vision’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

Big questions and existential dread creeping through the elegantly described universes’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘He achieves with his stories something sublime in science fiction writing. There are some truly inspiring ideas and fantastic tales to be read here. I can truly attest that Reynolds is a true genius in the short story form‘ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

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