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Subterfuge

£19.99

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Fifteen original stories of science fiction, fantasy, dark fantasy and slipstream; stories that involve a sleight of hand, cunning plotting and devious misdirection, from some of speculative fiction's finest writers.

This is NewCon Press's fifth volume of original science fiction and fantasy stories. Even more admirable is Whates's policy of combining big names with lesser known writers. Pick of the crop here are Underbrain; by Tony Ballantyne, a tale of far-future evolution on a colony world, its Wodehousian form belying its macabre content; The God Particle, by Steve Longworth, which interleaves God's visit to CERN with fascinating theories about quantum physics; and Dave Hutchinson's Multitude, part of his series about a post-catastrophe Britain in which psychopathic elves terrorise the populace. The volume closes with Nick Wood's Thirstlands, set in a drought-stricken Africa, a beautifully written study of a couple's tenuous relationship in a future where inter-brain communication is commonplace.

CONDITION: Small corner fold to page 232 otherwise in as new condition.

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Added value:
First Edition Limited Run from UK Publisher
Author(s):
Neal Asher (Author), Tony Ballantyne (Author), Pat Cadigan (Author), Gary Couzens (Author), Jaine Fenn (Author), Dave Hutchinson (Author), Tanith Lee (Author), Steve Longworth (Author), Una McCormack (Author), Ian Whates (Editor)
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780955579165
Number of pages:
255
Publisher:
NewCon Press
Title:
Subterfuge

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Fifteen original stories of science fiction, fantasy, dark fantasy and slipstream; stories that involve a sleight of hand, cunning plotting and devious misdirection, from some of speculative fiction's finest writers.

This is NewCon Press's fifth volume of original science fiction and fantasy stories. Even more admirable is Whates's policy of combining big names with lesser known writers. Pick of the crop here are Underbrain; by Tony Ballantyne, a tale of far-future evolution on a colony world, its Wodehousian form belying its macabre content; The God Particle, by Steve Longworth, which interleaves God's visit to CERN with fascinating theories about quantum physics; and Dave Hutchinson's Multitude, part of his series about a post-catastrophe Britain in which psychopathic elves terrorise the populace. The volume closes with Nick Wood's Thirstlands, set in a drought-stricken Africa, a beautifully written study of a couple's tenuous relationship in a future where inter-brain communication is commonplace.

CONDITION: Small corner fold to page 232 otherwise in as new condition.

Added value:
First Edition Limited Run from UK Publisher
Author(s):
Neal Asher (Author), Tony Ballantyne (Author), Pat Cadigan (Author), Gary Couzens (Author), Jaine Fenn (Author), Dave Hutchinson (Author), Tanith Lee (Author), Steve Longworth (Author), Una McCormack (Author), Ian Whates (Editor)
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780955579165
Number of pages:
255
Publisher:
NewCon Press
Title:
Subterfuge

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