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Adam Roberts is the author of a growing number of science fiction novels, short stories, essays and other writings. This site contains not just his blog, but everything you could ever want to know about everything Adam has ever published. And more...

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Archive for December, 2007

Paul Raven on Headless

Monday, December 17th, 2007

At SF Site. The estimable Mr Raven is clear enough that some readers aren't going to like this novel, or the sort of books I write more generally; and he has some fun with the 'clever' albatross; but at the end he has perceptive and positive things to say: It's a powerful work of philosophical [...]

Swiftly proofs

Friday, December 14th, 2007

The proofs for Swiftly are here, and I'm going through them with a fine tooth comb. A toothcomb that is fine. A comb with fine teeth. One of them. Well, I say that ... The fact is I'm rubbish at reading proofs, so my wife (who has The Gift when it comes to proofreading; if [...]

I am edged gem?

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

SFRevu seem to think so; viz., comments by John Berlyne: Roberts, whom I always think must be the hardest working writer in the world, is a real shining gem of British genre fiction and one with many, many facets. No two books of his are alike, and his particular skill is extrapolating an entire novel [...]

Bloggage

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

I've titivated and, in one case, retooled my blogs. Europrogo is still daily sententiae; Rambling Ad still a more occasional diary-style ramble (though check out their funky new colour schemes and headers); but Punkadiddle has been Augean-stabled, and will now be used as a place for me to jot down reviewerishesque thoughts about books I've [...]