Christopher J. Priest


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    Fantasy

    Oct-2016

    Alesandro Sussken is a composer living in Glaund, a fascist state constantly at war with another equally faceless opponent. His brother is sent off to fight; his family is destroyed by grief. Occasionally Alesandro catches glimpses of islands in the ...

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    Horror

    Oct-2016

    In this volume, you will encounter tales of ghosts, haunted houses, witchcraft, vampirism, lycanthropy, and sea monsters. Stories of cruelty and vengeance, of a body that refuses to be cremated, a deranged performer with one last shocking show, a fro...

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-2016

    In a world at war, the Dream Archipelago is a neutral zone, and therefore an alluring prospect to the young men on both sides of the conflict. In this interlinked collection of short stories and novellas, Christopher Priest explores war, relationship...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-2016

    When a young Victorian couple inadvertently tamper with Sir William Reynolds's latest invention, a time-space machine, they find themselves flung not only into the future but also across the void of space. Now, trapped on an alien world with a landsc...

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-2016

    The western democracies are disintegrating, scarred by violence and gripped with fear of terrorist attacks. Trying to find solutions to today's problems, Julia Stretton and other specialists at the Wessex Project have created a virtual reality projec...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2014

    "Priest writes extraordinarily well . . . his best novel to date . . . an atmosphere of increasingly oppressive menace." - Francis King, "The Spectator" "An original and haunting novel." - "London Times" "A brilliant and sustained novel of imaginat...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-2014

    In the near future, Tibor Tarent, a freelance photographer, is recalled from Anatolia to Britain when his wife, an aid worker, is killed annihilated by a terrifying weapon that reduces its target to a triangular patch of scorched earth. A century ear...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2012

    A stunning literary SF novel from the multiple award winning Christopher Priest. A tale of murder, artistic rivalry and literary trickery; a Chinese puzzle of a novel where nothing is quite what it seems; a narrator whose agenda is artful and subtle;...

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2011

    Survivors of a terrible African war flee their blighted continent, and look for refuge in the countries of the West. But Britain is falling into civil war and anarchy. One of Christopher Priest's earliest novels, FUGUE FOR A DARKENING ISLAND is a pow...

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-2008

    The city is winched along tracks through a devastated land full of hostile tribes. Rails must be freshly laid ahead of the city and carefully removed in its wake. Rivers and mountains present nearly insurmountable challenges to the ingenuity of the c...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-2005

    The final volume in an epic trilogy, Sleepers, Book 3 features Hal Jordan, the most famous of Earth's modern-day Green Lanterns. Hal has been stripped of his powers, but it is up to him to fight the clones of the villain Sinestro, set loose by action...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-2002

    Researching the war between Britain and Nazi Germany, which lasted from May 1940 to May 1941, historian Stuart Gratton becomes intrigued by the enigma of J.L. Sawyer, an obscure figure who played a key part in bringing the conflict to its conclusion....

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    Fantasy

    2001

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    Science Fiction / Fantasy

    May-1999

    After her husband is killed, Teresa joins a virtual-reality company, where she finds relief from her grief in other worlds and personalities. Then she enters the mind of Gerry Grove, the town's assassin. As she explores Grove's virtual existence, Ter...

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    Science Fiction

    1999

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1997

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    Fantasy

    Oct-1996

    Winner of the World Fantasy Award In 1878, two young stage magicians clash in the dark during the course of a fraudulent s?ance. From this moment on, their lives become webs of deceit and revelation as they vie to outwit and expose each other. Their ...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1996

    Cameraman Richard Grey's memory has blanked out the few weeks before he was injured in a car bomb explosion. When he is visited by a girl who seems to have been his lover, his attempts to recall the forgotten period produce an odyssey through France ...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1990

    After a Chernobyl-like accident at a fast breeder reactor on the north coast of France, Britain is shrouded in radioactive fallout. When her best friend is murdered, a young writer is forced to make sense of the deadly world she now occupies....

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    General Fiction

    May-1981

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1979

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