Alastair Reynolds





Alastair Reynolds


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in Barry, Wales, The United Kingdom
March 13, 1966

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Alastair Reynolds, former scientist and now full-time writer. Most of what he writes is science fiction, with a strong concern for scientific verisimilitude (although he is prepared to break the rules for the sake of a good story). He has lived in England, Scotland and the Netherlands where he worked as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency until 2004, but now makes his home back in his native Wales.

Author's note on the Relevation Space series:
My earlier books are Revelation Space (2000), Chasm City (2001), Redemption Ark (2002), Absolution Gap (2003) and The Prefect (2007), all of which are set in the same universe. They can be read independently, although it's preferable to read Revelation Space, Redemption Ark and Absolution G
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Over the weekend I was delighted to hear that Revenger had won the Locus award for best YA novel. I'm extremely grateful to all who voted for it. This is my second Locus award (after last year's one for Slow Bullets) and it means an awful lot.

Because I had shortlisted entrants in a number of categories, it was suggested that I provide some words to be read out on the night. I've edited them sli... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.0 · 181,004 ratings · 10,157 reviews · 192 distinct works · Similar authors
Revelation Space

3.96 avg rating — 32,509 ratings — published 2000 — 45 editions
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Redemption Ark

4.13 avg rating — 17,779 ratings — published 2003 — 35 editions
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Chasm City

4.12 avg rating — 14,857 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
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House of Suns

4.19 avg rating — 14,530 ratings — published 2008 — 30 editions
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Absolution Gap

4.01 avg rating — 13,188 ratings — published 2003 — 32 editions
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The Prefect (Revelation Spa...

4.14 avg rating — 10,904 ratings — published 2007 — 30 editions
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Pushing Ice

4.02 avg rating — 10,665 ratings — published 2005 — 25 editions
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Blue Remembered Earth (Pose...

3.87 avg rating — 7,787 ratings — published 2012 — 21 editions
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Century Rain

3.90 avg rating — 6,857 ratings — published 2004 — 27 editions
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Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days

3.95 avg rating — 6,314 ratings — published 2003 — 21 editions
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“A city's only ever three hot meals away from anarchy.”
Alastair Reynolds, Terminal World

“I think I've reduced the amount of blood in my caffeine system to an acceptable level.”
Alastair Reynolds

“It’s the people who don’t worry—those who never have any doubts that what they’re doing is good and right—they’re the ones that cause the problems.”
Alastair Reynolds, Redemption Ark

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DECEMBER SCIENCE FICTION: This poll decides which two books will go on to the run off poll for December's Science Fiction BOTM.

 
  19 votes, 20.4%

 
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  10 votes, 10.8%

 
  8 votes, 8.6%

 
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