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GARETH L. POWELL is the author of five published novels, including the Ack-Ack Macaque trilogy from Solaris Books, the first volume of which co-won the 2013 BSFA Award for Best Novel. His shorter fiction has appeared in Interzone, Solaris Rising 3, and The Year’s Best Science Fiction: 32nd Annual Collection. He has given guest lectures on creative writing at Bath Spa University, and has written for The Irish Times, SFX and 2000 AD.


Science fiction has always been fascinated with non-human intellects, be they alien, mutant or synthetic. But the moment the robot Maria arose from her throne in Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, the […]

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The Recollection
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The Last Reef
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Entropic Angel. A Sampler.
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"Coming to Macaque Attack, I thought I knew what to expect. Monkey action: violence, mayhem, rum, cigars and explosions, I was not disappointed. In each installment Gareth L. Powell has expanded his vision and just when I thought he could not make..." Read more of this review »
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“There are two kinds of courage. There's the kind you get from knowing that what you're doing is right. And there's the kind you get from knowing its hopeless and wrong, and just not giving a damn.”
Gareth L. Powell, The Last Reef

“The question of what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object.”
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“Things have changed,” he said. “There’s a new monkey in town. Tell your friends.”
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Geoffrey Thanks for accepting my friend request. Your books sound intriguing, but I see on Amazon that they are kind of hard to get a hold of. Do you have any digital version available of your work? Thanks!

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Gareth Powell G.Y. wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request. Your books sound intriguing, but I see on Amazon that they are kind of hard to get a hold of. Do you have any digital version available of your work? Thanks!..."

The Recollection is still available as paperback and ebook from Amazon.com. Silversands and The Last Reef will be reissued in digital formats in April this year by Anarchy Books.


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