Author(s): Alastair Reynolds
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into interstellar space ...Alastair Reynolds burst onto the SF scene with the Arthur C. Clarke Award-shortlisted REVELATION SPACE, British Science Fiction Award-winning CHASM CITY, and REDEMPTION ARK. Now experience the phenomenal imagination and breathtaking vision of 'The most exciting space opera writer working today' (Locus) in these two tales of high adventure set in the same universe as his novels. The title story, 'Diamond Dogs', tells of a group of mercenaries trying to unravel the mystery of a particularly inhospitable alien tower on a distant world; 'Turquoise Days' is about Naqi, who has devoted her life to studying the alien Pattern Jugglers.
More than 10,000 copies sold in hardback 'It's Reynolds' way with his cosmos-spanning concepts that does the trick' Good Book Guide 'Alastair Reynolds is a name to watch. He supplies hard-science answers that are plausible, entertaining and clever' Guardian Previous books SF bestsellers: REVELATION SPACE has sold more than 40,000 in paperback CHASM CITY has sold over 15,000 in tpb REVELATION SPACE and CHASM CITY were nominated for the Arthur C Clarke award CHASM CITY won the British Science Fiction award American sale for REVELATION SPACE and CHASM CITY highest ever for first British sf novels Redemption Ark made SF SITE's reader's poll of the top 10 books of 2002.
Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. Since 1991 he has lived in the Netherlands, near Leiden, where he works as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency. The first three books in his loosely linked series, Revelation Space, nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke and the British Science Fiction awards, Chasm City, winner of the British Science Fiction Award, and Redemprion Ark, are all Gollancz bestsellers.