Tag Archive: Christopher Priest

May 27

Who Should Win The Hugo Award For Best Novel

As a reminder here are the nominees (you’ll note that they’re a little different to the nominees that were originally announced with Marko Kloos deciding to pull his novel for consideration.  More props to him). Ancillary Sword, Ann Leckie (Orbit US/Orbit UK) The Dark Between the Stars, Kevin J. Anderson (Tor Books) The Goblin Emperor, …

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Mar 05

Book Review – The Adjacent by Christopher Priest

  Tibor Tarent, a freelance photographer, is recalled to Britain from Anatolia where his wife Melanie has been killed by insurgent militia. IRGB is a nation living in the aftermath of a bizarre and terrifying terrorist atrocity – hundreds of thousands were wiped out when a vast triangle of west London was instantly annihilated. The …

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Aug 14

A question for the interwebs

I’d like to read Christopher Priest’s The Adjacent but I haven’t actually read any of his fiction (I know you can castigate me later).  Anywho Niall Alexander’s review on Strange Horizon – which I admit I only skimmed – says: Reading The Adjacent is like taking a grand tour of the larger canon Christopher Priest has established over …

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Apr 01

Going Chris Priest on the Aurealis Awards

Unless you’ve been away from the Internet for the last week, you’ll know that Christopher Priest went ballistic on this years Clarke Awards short list. What you might have missed is that a week or so before the Clarke Awards list was released the short list for Australia’s premier genre award (also judged by a …

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