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Gary Gibson

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Gary Gibson's first novel, Angel Stations, was published in 2004. Interzone called it "dense and involving, puzzling and perplexing. It's unabashed science fiction, with an almost "Golden Age" feel to it ..."

His second novel was Against Gravity in 2005; the Guardian described it as "building on current trends to produce a convincing picture of the world in 2096."

Stealing Light was first published in 2007, and garnered a wide range of positive reviews. The London Times called it: "A violent, inventive, relentlessly gripping adventure ... intelligently written and thought-provoking".

Stealing Light is the first volume in a three-part series which takes the notion of wide-screen baroque space opera to its heart and runs with it. The second volu...more


So somehow I missed this: SFX are currently running a competition to win one of five copies of Extinction Game, and you can find details of how to enter here.

In other news, I just more-or-less finished the draft of the book that will follow Extinction Game some time next year. I think I feel comfortable in appending the term 'rip-snorting adventure' to this one. I say 'more or less' because the... Read more of this blog post »
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Stealing Light (The Shoal S...
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Nova War (The Shoal Sequenc...
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Empire of Light (The Shoal ...
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Final Days
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The Thousand Emperors
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3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Against Gravity
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Marauder
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May SCIENCE FICTION: This first round poll decides which 2 books will go on to the second round of polls for our May 2014 SF Book-of-the-Month.

 
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