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Novascapes: A Speculative Fiction Anthology from the Hunter Region of Australia

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Each story in this collection is a brief glimpse into a world both like and unlike anything we could ever imagine. The light and dark aspects of human nature are played out on the canvases of these worlds, though the players are not always human. Minotaurs, mermaids, vampires and dinosaurs compete for space alongside devils, angels, aliens and completely indescribable enti ...more
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Published October 17th 2014 by Invisible Elephant Press (first published September 30th 2014)
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Michelle
Dec 12, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I originally supported this book on Pozible because it contained my friend and crit buddy Aidan's first published story. It also contain a number of stories from authors I am familiar with.

Novascapes is a solid, well composed collection, a great first effort and well worth reading.

I had read a few of the reprints before but they are very strong stories that I enjoyed reading again. I thought the original fiction was very good too. There were only a few stories that didn't quite do it for me, o
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Jenny Blackford
Nov 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Disclaimer: this book includes my story "The Eternal Twilight of his Maze" - but don't let that put you off! Newcastle is the current or one-time home of some prodigiously- talented writers, including Margo Lanagan, Kirstyn McDermott and Janeen Webb. Do yourself a favour!
Morgan Bell
Sep 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
A really solid collection of light and dark, short and long. A favourite was Arms Dealer by Ms Page, the editor of the anthology, it had a real Blade Runner feel to it, like a Rob Zombie reimagining of Blade Runner. The collection has lots of historical references to please any nerd.
Amy (Lost in a Good Book)
Mar 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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There’s nothing quite as good as a great collection of short stories to give you little mini adventures and insights into strange and mystical worlds. What makes these short stories wonderful are the speculative nature and the fact that each of these authors have created stories that covers so many different narratives no two are alike.

The stories vary in length and there is a mixture of light hearted and darker stories. The speculative fiction aspect makes them wild and fanciful but not too out
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