Christopher Priest

Review: Recursion, by Tony Ballantyne

Review: Recursion, by Tony Ballantyne

Ballantyne’s plotting is stunningly impressive, the story unfolding with clarity, precision and a powerful imaginative vision Read More »

Review – Living Next-Door To The God Of Love, by Justina Robson

Review – Living Next-Door To The God Of Love, by Justina Robson

Living Next-Door To The God Of Love is a hard book to write about without giving away its manifold secrets, and to do so would be to do the novel a disservice, for the greatest pleasure it holds is in the gradual uncovering of the extraordinarily det... Read More »

Underwhelmed By Interstellar

Underwhelmed By Interstellar

don't much care about the superhero films. I don't expect much from them, and was only disappointed by The Dark Knight Rises in that it wasn't as good as The Dark Knight. But Interstellar is disappointing in a very different way. Read More »

Review: Marcher by Chris Beckett (2014 Newcon Press edition)

Review: Marcher by Chris Beckett (2014 Newcon Press edition)

Marcher is Chris Beckett's second novel, now making its UK debut in a significantly revised edition from Newcon Press. When his first novel to be published in the UK, Dark Eden (2012), won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Chris Beckett seemed to many to h... Read More »

Interview (Part 2): Nina Allan On Her Debut Novel, The Race

Interview (Part 2): Nina Allan On Her Debut Novel, The Race

Welcome to the second part of an extensive interview with, Nina Allan who over the last decade has established herself as one of the UK’s most imaginative and compelling writers. This time we discuss some of the more the specifically science fictiona... Read More »

Interview (Part 1): Nina Allan On Her Debut Novel, The Race

Interview (Part 1): Nina Allan On Her Debut Novel, The Race

Over the last decade Nina Allan has established herself as one of the UK’s most imaginative and compelling writers. In this extensive two part interview she talks to Gary Dalkin for Amazing Stories about a wide range of subjects, including her debut ... Read More »

Scide Splitters: The Lunatics of Terra by John Sladek

Scide Splitters: The Lunatics of Terra by John Sladek

Daleks is and anagram for Sladek. This seemingly random bit of word play has everything and nothing to do with Scide Splitters’ review of John Sladek’s short story collection. Read More »

Award Winners: Nova Swing by M. John Harrison

Award Winners: Nova Swing by M. John Harrison

Nova Swing (2006) won both the Arthur C. Clarke and the Philip K. Dick Awards and was nominated for the Campbell and British Fantasy Awards. Gary Dalkin looks back at this true space oddity. Read More »

Award Winners: Spin by Robert Charles Wilson

Award Winners: Spin by Robert Charles Wilson

One night a few years from now the stars go out ...almost from when it was first published Robert Charles Wilson's Hugo Award-winning Spin remains one of the finest hard SF novels of the new millennium. Read More »

Book Review: The Adjacent by Christopher Priest

Book Review: The Adjacent by Christopher Priest

A look at Christopher Priest's novel, The Adjacent, from a first-time Priest reader. Read More »

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