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The Spacetime Pit Plus Two by Stephen Baxter and Eric Brown (book review).

November 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Spacetime Pit Plus Two by Stephen Baxter and Eric Brown (book review).

I’ve been a fan of Eric Brown’s character-based Science Fiction and Stephen Baxter’s hard SF stories for many years but had no idea that these two luminaries of British SF had ever collaborated. So when I heard that the small press Infinity Plus Books was bringing out ‘The Spacetime Pit Plus Two’, a book collection […]

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The Long Cosmos (Long Earth Cycle book 5) by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter (book review).

February 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Long Cosmos (Long Earth Cycle book 5) by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter (book review).

‘The Long Cosmos’ by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter is the fifth and final book of the ‘Long Earth’ cycle. The Long Earth being a multitude of alternate Earths devoid of human life. Our world is called Datum Earth to distinguish it from the others. Until step day that is, almost 55 years ago, when […]

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Xeelee: Endurance by Stephen Baxter (book review).

May 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Xeelee: Endurance by Stephen Baxter (book review).

‘Xeelee: Endurance’ by Stephen Baxter is a collection of eleven stories and novellas, all part of the ‘Xeelee’ sequence, which at the moment encompasses seven novels and fifty-two stories. Mankind features in the ‘Xeelee’ sequence as little more than an innocent bystander in an intergalactic war between the Xeelee and another species which will eventually […]

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The Long War (The Long Earth Cycle book 2) by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter (book review).

March 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Long War (The Long Earth Cycle book 2) by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter (book review).

In ‘The Long War’ by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, the second book of ‘The Long Earth Cycle’, humanity has colonised the Long Earth for some time. The Long Earth being a multitude of alternate Earths devoid of human life. Ours is called Datum Earth to distinguish it from the alternate ones. It all began […]

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Last And First Contacts (Imaginings Volume 2) by Stephen Baxter (book review).

August 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Last And First Contacts (Imaginings Volume 2) by Stephen Baxter (book review).

‘Last And First Contacts’ is a short story collection by Stephen Baxter. It collects nine stories which have been previously published in various anthologies and one original story. ‘Imaginings’, by the way, is a series of story collections of British authors containing previously uncollected stories and at least one story chosen by the author for […]

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Universes by Stephen Baxter (book review).

June 19, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Universes by Stephen Baxter (book review).

Stephen Baxter has been on the periphery of my awareness for years. I have read one of his stories, only one, a novella called ‘Starfall’. I enjoyed it and meant to read more. When he published ‘Flood’ and ‘Ark’, I added them to my wish list. Both were exactly the sort of novel I love: […]

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The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter (book review).

November 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter (book review).

‘The Long Earth’ is the first collaboration between Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, a novel about an invention which changes the world and a journey of discovery. The invention is called a stepper and allows the person who puts it together to step from one Earth to the next one in a long line of […]

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Doctor Who: The Wheel Of Ice by Stephen Baxter (CD review).

November 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Wheel Of Ice by Stephen Baxter	 (CD review).

A return to epic adventure, ‘Wheel Of Ice, is written by stalwart of SF, Stephen Baxter. Here we have a story specially written to include the Doctor but which tries to take the long view of the universe in much the same way that Baxter seeks out epic themes in his other works. When the […]

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