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Craig Smith

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Apart from some years in the UK and months in the US Craig Smith has lived most of his life in South Africa. (Everywhere from PE to Cape Town). Having a wild imagination from ever since he could remember he finally decided to take advantage of it when he was 19, and began writing seriously. Since then he has written 2 novels, numerous short stories and started 3 other novels. He hopes to finish them all sometime this decade. His most exciting project at the moment is a post apocalyptic novel with 3 other South African writers called Crumbling Ruins, which could turn out to be a total disaster or the best book ever written. He currently wiles away his time just outside Paarl writing, reading and generally being not very social.

Average rating: 4.24 · 17 ratings · 7 reviews · 2 distinct works
The Red Stone

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The Red Stone (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Craig Smith Lettie wrote: "Craig wrote: "It's the first one of his I've read, would you recommend any of his others?"

I enjoyed Idoru also, but my new favorite is Pattern Recognition. I have Spook Country on the shelf an..."


Thanks, I will check them out :). If you enjoy classic sci-fi I would recommend The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester, one of my all time favourite books.


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Lettie Prell Craig wrote: "It's the first one of his I've read, would you recommend any of his others?"

I enjoyed Idoru also, but my new favorite is Pattern Recognition. I have Spook Country on the shelf and I understand it follows "Pattern" so I am looking forward to cracking it open this winter.


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Craig Smith Lettie wrote: "Hi Craig: Thanks for the friendship add. I'm a William Gibson fan, too (I see you're reading Neuromancer)."

You're welcome. I am and quite enjoying it. It's the first one of his I've read, would you recommend any of his others?


message 10: by Lettie

Lettie Prell Hi Craig: Thanks for the friendship add. I'm a William Gibson fan, too (I see you're reading Neuromancer).


message 9: by Craig

Craig Smith Portia wrote: "Hi! We're friends here now and I'm happy to see a nice list of your books here for me to read! This is wonderful, I hope to write reviews for all the ones I have read, and one day to review yours :)"

I love Goodreads :). Must go through your book list too. I would love to hear what you think of my book someday. You should also link your blog to your profile so more people can see your writing :).


Portia S Hi! We're friends here now and I'm happy to see a nice list of your books here for me to read! This is wonderful, I hope to write reviews for all the ones I have read, and one day to review yours :)


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Mitzi Szereto Hi there Craig!


message 6: by Craig

Craig Smith You're very welcome :)

Joan wrote: "Hey Craig!
Thanks for the 5 star rating! I could kiss you. ;)"



message 5: by Joan

Joan Hey Craig!
Thanks for the 5 star rating! I could kiss you. ;)


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Craig Smith Bradley wrote: "Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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You're welcome Bradley. Have a good weekend?



Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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Craig Smith Minnette wrote: "I've put your book on my shelf, Craig - If you would like to do the same, I'd appreciate it. They are all listed on my page. Do you have anything else coming out? I didn't see you on the roster ove..."
Will do the same Minnette :). Not that can be searched yet. Had a book launch with other authors for a short story collection at the Cape Town Book Fair going to post it on Facebook. Will let you know once it is out. I have book out with SG next year December



Minnette I've put your book on my shelf, Craig - If you would like to do the same, I'd appreciate it. They are all listed on my page. Do you have anything else coming out? I didn't see you on the roster over at SG. M:)


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