Stephen Palmer

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Stephen Palmer is the author of fourteen 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- ...more

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Beautiful Intelligence

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Memory Seed

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Urbis Morpheos

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Glass

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I’ve been reading and thinking a lot recently about issues of the internet, social media and mental health – not just for this week’s blog series, but also for a novel I’m preparing. The Cyber Effect explains what the main issues are, how important they are, and, above all, how young people and children are being affected and how little time we have to halt the dam...

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This book begins around 1850 and tackles the history of the nation in six parts. Although it was tricky for this Western reader to get his head around the names, once you make the effort to remember them using phonetics (I tried to do it mostly on th ...more
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