Alastair Reynolds


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in Barry, Wales, The United Kingdom
March 13, 1966

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I'm Al, now a Goodreads author. I used to be a space scientist, and now I'm a writer, although for a time the two careers ran in parallel. I started off publishing short stories in the British SF magazine Interzone in the early 90s, then eventually branched into novels. I write about a novel a year and try to write a few short stories as well. Some of my books and stories are set in a consistent future named after Revelation Space, the first novel, but I've done a lot of other things as well and I like to keep things fresh between books.

I was born in Wales, but raised in Cornwall, and then spent time in the north of England and Scotland. I moved to the Netherlands to continue my science career and stayed there for a very long time, before
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House of Suns

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Absolution Gap

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“A city's only ever three hot meals away from anarchy.”
Alastair Reynolds, Terminal World

“I think I've reduced the amount of blood in my caffeine system to an acceptable level.”
Alastair Reynolds

“It’s the people who don’t worry—those who never have any doubts that what they’re doing is good and right—they’re the ones that cause the problems.”
Alastair Reynolds, Redemption Ark

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December SCIENCE FICTION -- The following poll decides which two selections will go on to the final round for Science Fiction BOTM for December 2017.

 
  16 votes, 23.5%

 
  11 votes, 16.2%

 
  10 votes, 14.7%

 
  9 votes, 13.2%

 
  6 votes, 8.8%

 
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  5 votes, 7.4%

 
  4 votes, 5.9%

 
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Beyond Reality: Nominations for September! 20 190 Jun 20, 2009 09:29AM  
Beyond Reality: Nominations for October! 16 127 Jul 20, 2009 11:00AM  
Hard SF: Booklist for BotM Poll for January 2010 1 104 Dec 15, 2009 01:58PM  
Beyond Reality: This topic has been closed to new comments. What else are you reading in December 2009? 82 109 Dec 30, 2009 12:42PM  
Beyond Reality: This topic has been closed to new comments. What else are you reading in January 2010? 76 122 Jan 31, 2010 05:51PM  
Hard SF: Booklist for BotM Poll for February 2010 4 64 Feb 02, 2010 02:02AM  
Hard SF: Booklist for BotM Poll for March 2010 2 40 Mar 05, 2010 06:04AM  


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