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Gareth L. Powell

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Gareth L. Powell is an award-winning author from the UK. His alternate history thriller, Ack-Ack Macaque won the 2013 BSFA Award for Best Novel, spawned two sequels, and was shortlisted in the Best Translated Novel category for the 2016 Seiun Awards in Japan. His short fiction has appeared in a host of magazines and anthologies, including Interzone, Solaris Rising 3, and The Year’s Best Science Fiction, and his story ‘Ride The Blue Horse’ made the shortlist for the 2015 BSFA Award.

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“There are two kinds of courage. There's the kind you get from knowing that what you're doing is right. And there's the kind you get from knowing its hopeless and wrong, and just not giving a damn.”
Gareth L. Powell, The Last Reef

“We never know when we’re living through the good times. It’s only when everything turns to ashes and crap we realize how fortunate we really were.”
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“Upheavals are always hardest on the kind of people who meticulously plan their lives.”
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“There are two kinds of courage. There's the kind you get from knowing that what you're doing is right. And there's the kind you get from knowing its hopeless and wrong, and just not giving a damn.”
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Gareth Powell G.Y. wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request. Your books sound intriguing, but I see on Amazon that they are kind of hard to get a hold of. Do you have any digital version available of your work? Thanks!..."

The Recollection is still available as paperback and ebook from Amazon.com. Silversands and The Last Reef will be reissued in digital formats in April this year by Anarchy Books.


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Geoff Thanks for accepting my friend request. Your books sound intriguing, but I see on Amazon that they are kind of hard to get a hold of. Do you have any digital version available of your work? Thanks!

Geoff
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