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Martin Livings

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Perth-based writer Martin Livings has had over sixty short stories in a variety of magazines and anthologies. His short works have been listed in the Recommended Reading list in Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, and he's had stories in both The Year's Best Australian SF & Fantasy, Volumes Two and Five and Australian Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2006 and 2008 editions.

His first novel, Carnies (http://carnies.martinlivings.com), was published by Lothian Books in June, 2006, and was nominated for both the Aurealis and Ditmar awards. It won the Tin Duck for Best Long Work in 2007.


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I greatly enjoyed listening to the audiobook of this novel. I've seen some criticism that Bond is a bit weak in it, but I think that was a characterization choice, he was a man who had been broken and wasn't entirely back together again. Good stuff.
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This is a solid 3.5 star book for me, not as good as Earthcore. There was a lot to like here; the book was incredibly ambitious and detailed in its science, the action was fast-paced and exciting, some of the characterisation was neat, and on the who...more
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The podcast of Earthcore really was enormous fun to listen to. Okay, sure, maybe some of the characters are cliches, and sure, maybe one or two parts of the book don't make a whole lot of sense if you really stop and think about it too hard, but real...more
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