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Stephen Palmer

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Stephen Palmer is the author of eight novels: Memory Seed (Orbit 1996; Infinity Plus ebooks 2013), Glass (Orbit 1997; Infinity Plus ebooks 2013), Flowercrash (Wildside 2002; Infinity Plus ebooks 2013), Muezzinland (Wildside 2003; Infinity Plus ebooks 2011), Hallucinating (Wildside 2004; Infinity Plus ebooks 2011), as Bryn Llewellyn, The Rat And The Serpent (Prime Books 2005; Infinity Plus ebooks 2012) and Urbis Morpheos (PS Publishing 2010; Infinity Plus ebooks 2014). His eighth novel, the surreal and fast-paced "Hairy London," is published as a paperback and ebook in 2014. His short stories have been published by Spectrum SF, Wildside, NewCon, Unspoken Water, Rocket Science, Solaris, Theakers and Eibonvale. He lives and works in Shropshire ...more


Average rating: 3.55 · 146 ratings · 23 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
Memory Seed
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Urbis Morpheos
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Glass
2.62 of 5 stars 2.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Muezzinland
3.2 of 5 stars 3.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Hairy London
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The Rat and the Serpent
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Slightly old-fashioned but very enjoyable book collecting science, culture and myth about owls. US-centred approach (the author is American) but lots of applicability to Europe and beyond.


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Owls in Folklore and Natural History by Virginia C. Holmgren
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The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer
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Very good book indeed! Written as a "travel guide" as if to a foreign country, the book discusses all the main aspects of life in medieval times. Fascinating, superbly written, full of detail and incident. Really enjoyed this one.
Memory Seed by Stephen   Palmer
"Well… it is not a reflection on this book that it has taken me such a long time to read. It is down to me that it has taken so long…

However this is a dark book and in some ways it is really hard to read. Centred on the city of Kray on an Earth whe..." Read more of this review »
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Life on a Young Planet by Andrew H. Knoll
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I very rarely give 5/5 reviews, and then only to classics, but this is too good to receive four stars. It's an exceptional guide to the current state of thinking about the three billion years of the evolution of life leading up to the Cambrian Explos ...more
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Outstanding natural history book from one of the great men of our time - superb author, important palaeologist, good TV presenter. This book relates to the TV series of the same name, which was a good watch. The book begins with the horseshoe crab, t ...more
" Younger people tend to read more than older. That's why YA is always going to be very popular. "
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