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James Bradley

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James is the author of four novels: the critically acclaimed climate change narrative, Clade (Hamish Hamilton 2015), The Resurrectionist (Picador 2006), which explores the murky world of underground anatomists in Victorian England and was featured as one of Richard and Judy's Summer Reads in 2008; The Deep Field (Sceptre 1999), which is set in the near future and tells the story of a love affair between a photographer and a blind palaeontologist; and Wrack (Vintage 1997) about the search for a semi-mythical Portuguese wreck. He has also written a book of poetry, Paper Nautilus, the novella, Beauty's Sister, and edit
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Ghost Species publication day!

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My new novel, Ghost Species, is published today in Australia. New books are always exciting, but this one is especially so, because it’s a book I’m really proud of. Set in Tasmania in the very near future, it centres on a secret project to resurrect Neanderthals, and it’s about extinction and de-extinction, loss and love, climate catastrophe and collapse. I think – I hope – some of th

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Clade

3.66 avg rating — 1,699 ratings — published 2015 — 11 editions
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The Resurrectionist

2.82 avg rating — 1,616 ratings — published 2006 — 12 editions
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The Silent Invasion (The Ch...

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Wrack

3.16 avg rating — 310 ratings — published 1997 — 18 editions
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Beauty's Sister

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The Buried Ark (The Change,...

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The Deep Field: A Novel

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The Penguin Book Of The Ocean

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“Everything flows and nothing abides HERACLITUS”
James Bradley, Clade

“To the north the Indonesian Air Force strafed Australian ships that were attempting to repel refugees from Indonesia and Timor and Papua. In”
James Bradley, The Silent Invasion

“Overhead the birds are calling, their cries seeming to fill the air. As I watch, they rise, flinging their bodies against the sky, intent upon the moment, spinning and turning like embers or smoke upon the air. I envy them, this life of theirs, the way they live so free of themselves, they are without past, without future, an exaltation of life beating in so many parts, rising up into the infinity of space. Watching them I find I want to weep, and yet I have no tear.”
James Bradley, The Resurrectionist

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