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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Alastair Reynolds isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.
While I continue work on the new novel, just time to mention a couple of new fiction items that are available online for free.

Back in June, I was pleased to be given the chance to write a piece of short fiction for something a bit out of the ordinary. The piece was slated to be part of a scientific press release, centred around the announcement of some exciting work done by astronomers at Queen... Read more of this blog post »
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Revelation Space (Revelatio...
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 21,338 ratings — published 2000 — 46 editions
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Redemption Ark (Revelation ...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 11,030 ratings — published 2000 — 28 editions
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Chasm City
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House of Suns
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The Prefect
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Pushing Ice
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Century Rain
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Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days
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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.”
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“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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