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Neil Williamson

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Neil Williamson is a resident of Glasgow, Scotland, and is the author of novels and short stories in genres ranging from science fiction to slipstream.

Several of his books and stories have been shortlisted for awards: Nova Scotia: New Scottish Speculative Fiction (World Fantasy Award), The Ephemera (British Fantasy Award), Arrhythmia (British Science Fiction Award), The Moon King (British Fantasy Holdstock Award and British Science Fiction Award, runner-up).

Neil's latest book is: The Memoirist, a novella, to be published by NewCon Press in March 2017.

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The Moon King

3.50 avg rating — 149 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Secret Language

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The Ephemera

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The Memoirist

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Thirty Years of Rain

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The Euonymist

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The Book Of Dirt is a post apocalyptic fantasy with a darkly surreal strangeness to it. It weaves the stories of survival and rebuilding not uncommon in this genre with a genuinely touching personal story of young people - Marianne, Dex and poor Dark ...more
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"‘Secret Language’ is a collection of short stories by Scottish born author, Neil Williamson.

The first two stories set the bar very high; both tales were offbeat and entertaining leaving me wanting to know a lot more in both cases. I was subsequent..." Read more of this review »
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The Enclave by Anne Charnock
"I read Charnock’s Sleeping Embers of an Ordinary Mind last year and thought it very good. In fact, it reminded me of Katie Ward’s Girl Reading, which is one of the best novels I’ve read in the last five years or so. Despite that, I hadn’t really k..." Read more of this review »
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"Perhaps I shouldn't be surprised that a book called "Thirty Years of Rain" tends to the depressing side. It appears that the prevailing weather in my favourite city has affected its writers. Those of speculative fiction, at least. The stories for..." Read more of this review »
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An enthralling story that begins in gripping thriller mode and then takes you into the realms of the sort of science fiction that makes you pause with astonishment. An electrifying debut novel.
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