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Stephen Palmer

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in Harpenden, The United Kingdom
February 28

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Stephen Palmer is the author of twenty novels: Memory Seed (Orbit 1996; Infinity Plus ebooks 2013), Glass (Orbit 1997; Infinity Plus ebooks 2013), Flowercrash (Wildside 2002; Infinity Plus ebooks 2013), Muezzinland (Wildside 2003; Infinity Plus ebooks 2011), Hallucinating (Wildside 2004; Infinity Plus ebooks 2011), as Bryn Llewellyn, The Rat And The Serpent (Prime Books 2005; Infinity Plus ebooks 2012) and Urbis Morpheos (PS Publishing 2010). His eighth novel, the surreal and fast-paced Hairy London, was published as a paperback and ebook in 2014, while the ninth, Beautiful Intelligence, was published in 2015, also by Infinity Plus Books, as was the subsequent short novel No Grave For A Fox. In 2016, Infinity Plus published his alternate-wo ...more

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Beautiful Intelligence

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Memory Seed

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Glass

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Urbis Morpheos

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The Rat and the Serpent

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