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Tag: Paul McAuley

War Of The Maps by Paul McAuley (book review).

March 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
War Of The Maps by Paul McAuley (book review).

There’s a real sense of wonder right from the beginning of Paul McAuley’s new novel ‘War Of The Maps’. Set in the far, far future among an ancient, worn-out civilisation on an artificially created world, it seemed first of all medieval, then maybe Wild West or possibly a little bit steampunk. There’s a hint of […]

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Something Coming Through by Paul McAuley (book review).

February 19, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Something Coming Through by Paul McAuley (book review).

When the alien Jackaroo come to Earth, they claim to be concerned only with the welfare of mankind. They provide access to fifteen extra-solar planets for mankind to colonise and from these worlds come a steady stream of alien artefacts from the lost Elder Cultures, artefacts that are little understood but that affect people in […]

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Austral by Paul McAuley (book review).

October 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Austral by Paul McAuley (book review).

The partly-thawed Antarctic Peninsula seems like an obvious place to set a novel in a globally-warmed future, but it’s never crossed my mind and I can’t say I’ve come across it in any other book before. Paul McAuley describes a wondrous wilderness of retreating glaciers, hardy frontiersmen, burgeoning greenery and blossoming towns that are working […]

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Evening’s Empires by Paul McAuley makes BSFA shortlist.

January 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Evening’s Empires by Paul McAuley makes BSFA shortlist.

The British Science Fiction Association has announced its shortlist for its annual BSFA Awards for works first published in 2013. Best Novel God’s War by Kameron Hurley (Del Rey) Ancillary Justice by Anne Leckie (Orbit) Evening’s Empires by Paul McAuley (Gollancz) Ack-Ack Macaque by Gareth L. Powell (Solaris) The Adjacent by Christopher Priest (Gollancz) Best […]

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