Alastair Reynolds





Alastair Reynolds

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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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Tomorrow is the official publication day of my chapbook novella "Slow Bullets", which I'm very pleased to have published with Tachyon Press, ably assisted by my editor on the project, Marty Halpern. At just a shade under 40,000 words, it's not quite novel-length by the usual rules, but it is certainly at the long end of short fiction.

Like many of my stories, this one had a very long gestation.... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.99 · 124,425 ratings · 6,728 reviews · 139 distinct works · Similar authors
Revelation Space (Revelatio...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 25,387 ratings — published 2000 — 46 editions
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Redemption Ark (Revelation ...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 13,173 ratings — published 2002 — 30 editions
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Chasm City
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 10,641 ratings — published 2001 — 34 editions
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House of Suns
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 10,452 ratings — published 2008 — 29 editions
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Absolution Gap (Revelation ...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 9,622 ratings — published 2003 — 32 editions
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The Prefect
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 7,469 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Pushing Ice
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 7,687 ratings — published 2005 — 24 editions
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Century Rain
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 5,263 ratings — published 2004 — 25 editions
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Blue Remembered Earth (Pose...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 5,161 ratings — published 2012 — 17 editions
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Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 4,540 ratings — published 2002 — 17 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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