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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
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At first I was just going to talk about books I wanted to recommend, then thought why limit myself? So I'm going to start my review of 2014 by mentioning one of the first things I acquired on arrival in Taipei, that being an Aeropress coffee maker.
The Aeropress costs about £20 and given the choice between that and some clanking great machine that costs £400, I'll stick with the former. It's sma... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.63 · 3,937 ratings · 269 reviews · 16 distinct works · Similar authors
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Final Days
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The Thousand Emperors
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3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 174 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Extinction Game
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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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