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Chris Amies

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Chris Amies lives in Birmingham, England.

His stories have been published in several magazines and the Roc anthologies The Weerde and Eurotemps, the recent anthology "Music for Another World", a forthcoming Circlet Press anthology "Like Slipping Undercover" and several flash fiction websites.

He is sometimes credited as Christopher Amies, but refers to himself as Chris on his websites.


One day Tintin woke up in the bed she shared with her faithful dog WOOAH, which came one day from the surface of an orange planet but which seemed, mostly, to be nothing more than an Earthly dog, which dug and lived in a pit in the Crau in southern France, to which it returned […]
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Dead Ground
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William S. Burroughs by Phil Baker
William S. Burroughs
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A good overview of the life and times and works of the writer elsewhere called a 'Literary Outlaw'.

I was intrigued by the people that Burroughs came into contact with through a very long life - and it's encouraging that he didn't really make it as a
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What was Lost by Catherine O'Flynn
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This novel is set in 1984 when 10-year-old Kate Meaney is playing junior detective with the help of her toy monkey around the Green Oaks shopping centre in Birmingham; and in the 2000s, twenty years after Kate mysteriously disappeared, when record st ...more
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Children of God by Mary Doria Russell
Children of God (The Sparrow, #2)
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Children of God definitely had something of the Sheri S Teppers about it for me. The alien lifeforms and the out-of-control crusading ideologies did it. How far can you push liberation before it turns into genocide? "We don’t have lions and tigers an ...more
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