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Paul McAuley

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Since about 2000, book jackets have given his name as just Paul McAuley.

A biologist by training, UK science fiction author McAuley writes mostly hard science fiction, dealing with themes such as biotechnology, alternate history/alternate reality, and space travel.

McAuley has also used biotechnology and nanotechnology themes in near-future settings.

Since 2001, he has produced several SF-based techno-thrillers such as The Secret of Life, Whole Wide World, and White Devils.

Four Hundred Billion Stars, his first novel, won the Philip K. Dick Award in 1988. Fairyland won the 1996 Arthur C. Clarke Award and the 1997 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best SF Novel.

As a spectacle, the sequel to Ridley Scott's Bladerunner, which was based on Philip K. Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, is vast and achingly beautiful. Director Denis Villeneuve and cinematographer Roger Deakins, marshalling an army of pixel wranglers and visual effects mavens, have conjured astounding set pieces: a flying car falling across a mathematically precise patchwork... Read more of this blog post »
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The Quiet War (The Quiet Wa...

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Fairyland

3.59 avg rating — 911 ratings — published 1995 — 22 editions
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Gardens of the Sun (The Qui...

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Something Coming Through

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Cowboy Angels

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In the Mouth of the Whale (...

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Child of the River

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Evening's Empires

3.62 avg rating — 211 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Pasquale's Angel

3.34 avg rating — 229 ratings — published 1994 — 20 editions
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White Devils

3.29 avg rating — 194 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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As a spectacle, the sequel to Ridley Scott's Bladerunner, which was based on Philip K. Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, is vast an... Read more of this blog post »
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“The past doesn’t change, does it?”
“It’s still there, same as it ever was. But we see it differently as we get older.”
Paul McAuley, Evening's Empires

“One thing that's certain about the future: it will have more history than the present.”
Paul McAuley

“But you need to cultivate patience, youngling. And you need to listen to my words of wisdom, because as far as you are concerned, I am Obi-Wan fucking Kenobi. Okay?”
Paul McAuley, Something Coming Through

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