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Archive for April, 2008

Guardian on Swiftly

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

Eric Brown briefly on Swiftly: Roberts is king of the thought-experiment, and this novel begins with a grand conceit. It's 1848, and Britain and France are at war - aided respectively by the Lilliputians and the Brobdingnagians from Gulliver's Travels. Abraham Bates, opposed to his country's enslavement of the little people, has turned traitor. Seconded […]


Friday, April 11th, 2008

In the post yesterday, my contributor's copy of Ian Whates's splendid bsfa anthology of original fiction, Celebration (My contribution is called 'The Man of the Strong Arm'): Nice cover, isn't it? I'm halfway through the stories and there's some beauties in there. You could buy a copy, you know. You could.

Slimey old Salt

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Dr Simon Park has been feeding my books to his slime mould: