Beyond the Aquila Rift: The Best of Alastair Reynolds

Beyond the Aquila Rift: The Best of Alastair Reynolds by Alastair Reynolds

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This is an amazing collection of some of the best short fiction ever written in the SF genre, by an author acclaimed as ‘the mastersinger of space opera’ (THE TIMES).

Alastair Reynolds has won the Sidewise Award and been nominated for The Hugo Awards for his short fiction. One of the most thought-provoking and accomplished short-fiction writers of our time, this collection is a delight for all SF readers.

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Alastair Reynolds

A book by Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds ( Alastair Preston Reynolds , b.

1966) was born in Barry, South Wales, raised in Cornwall. Education (physics and astronomy) received in Newcastle, a scientific degree - in Scotland. For a long time he lived in Holland, worked for the European Space Agency. In 2004 he left his job and focused on a career as a writer. He returned to Wales in 2008 and now lives near Cardiff. Reynolds belongs to a galaxy of British science fiction writers who made their mark in the 1990s, and he is more inclined towards solid science fiction than others. The writer`s short prose was published mainly in "Interzone" and "Spectrum SF" - a Scottish science fiction magazine. The author actively publishes comments on his stories on the Internet. Reynolds` first novel, Revelation Space, was released in 2000, followed by Chasm City (2001), Redemption Ark (2002), Absolution The Gap (2003), Century Rain (2004), Pushing Ice (2005), The Prefect (2007), House of Suns (2008). The term "hard...

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Alastair Reynolds ( Alastair Preston Reynolds , b. 1966) was born in Barry, South Wales, raised in Cornwall. Education (physics and astronomy) received in Newcastle, a scientific degree - in Scotland. For a long time he lived in Holland, worked for the European Space Agency. In 2004 he left his job and focused on a career as a writer. He returned to Wales in 2008 and now lives near Cardiff. Reynolds belongs to a galaxy of British science fiction writers who made their mark in the 1990s, and he is more inclined towards solid science fiction than others. The writer`s short prose was published mainly in "Interzone" and "Spectrum SF" - a Scottish science fiction magazine. The author actively publishes comments on his stories on the Internet. Reynolds` first novel, Revelation Space, was released in 2000, followed by Chasm City (2001), Redemption Ark (2002), Absolution The Gap (2003), Century Rain (2004), Pushing Ice (2005), The Prefect (2007), House of Suns (2008). The term "hard science fiction" does not suit the writer too much, but since it has caught on, then, according to Reynolds, it remains to be reconciled. The main criterion of the genre, he considers not the requirements for the education of the reader, but the reliability and realism of what is described. Writer`s Official Website: http://www.alastairreynolds.com/ Wikipedia Page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alastair_Reynolds ------------------ -------------------------------------------