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  • Arthur C. Clarke

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    $48.00

    Written when landing on the moon was still a dream, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a science-fiction classic that has changed the way we look at the stars--and ourselves. On the moon, an enigma is uncovered. So great are the implications that, for the first time, men are sent deep into our solar system. But before they can reach their destination, things begin to go very wrong. From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn at the turn of the 21st century, Arthur C. Clark...

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  • Ursula K. Le Guin

    Always Coming Home

    $22.00

    A long, long time from now, in the valleys of what will no longer be called Northern California, might be going to have lived a people called the Kesh. But Always Coming Home is not the story of the Kesh. Rather it is the stories of the Kesh - stories, poems, songs, recipes - Always Coming Home is no less than an anthropological account of a community that does not yet exist, a tour de force of imaginative fiction by one of modern literature's great voices.Paperback: 544 PagesProduct Dimensio...

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    Tatsuaki Ishiguro

    Biogenesis And Other Stories

    $25.00

    Collecting four stories by the inimitable Tatsuaki Ishiguro, contemporary Japanese literature's most closely guarded secret until now, Biogenesis puts the "science" into science fiction not only on the level of subject matter but also form. At turns taking on the shadings of mystery and horror as well, Dr. Ishiguro's odd yarns are a rare treat for all connoisseurs of genre fiction. Paperback: 240 PagesProduct Dimensions: 140 x 210 mmISBN: 9781934287309 Published by Vertical

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  • Terry Pratchett

    Carpe Jugulum

    $32.00

    In this and indeed other lives there are givers and takers. It's safe to say that vampires are very much in the latter camp. They don't have much time for the givers of this world - except perhaps mealtimes - and even less for priests. Mightily Oats has not picked a good time to be a priest. Lancre's newest residents are a thoroughly modern, sophisticated vampire family. They've got style and fancy waistcoats. They're out of the casket and want a bite of the future. But they haven't met the n...

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  • Roald Dahl

    Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

    $24.00

    illustrated by Quentin Blake Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world. And do you know who Charlie is? Charlie Bucket is the hero. The other children in this book are nasty little beasts, called: Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop; Veruca Salt - a spoiled brat; Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer; Mike Teavee - a boy who only watches television. Clutching their Golden Tickets, they arrive at Wonka's chocolate factory. But what mysterious...

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  • Maureen F. McHugh

    China Mountain Zhang

    $22.00

    After the Second Great Depression and the American Liberation War, the US has been left as a satellite state of China. In this strict world of Communist orthodoxy, young New York construction engineer Zhang Zhongshan must find his way in a world that disapproves of both his cultural heritage and his sexual identity. Not everyone can change the world; sometimes, the ultimate challenge is to find a way to live in it...Paperback: 336 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9781473214620Publis...

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    Frank Herbert

    Dune

    $48.00

    Science fiction's supreme masterpiece, Dune will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, it is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who will become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. Paul's noble family is named stewards of Arrakis, whose sands are the only source of a powerful drug called "the spice." After his family is brought down in a traitorous plot, Paul must go undercover to seek revenge, and to bring to fruition humankind's most ancient...

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    Isaac Asimov

    Foundation

    $19.00

    The Foundation series is Isaac Asimov's iconic masterpiece. Unfolding against the backdrop of a crumbling Galactic Empire, the story of Hari Seldon's two Foundations is a lasting testament to an extraordinary imagination, one that shaped science fiction as we know it today. The Galactic Empire has prospered for twelve thousand years. Nobody suspects that the heart of the thriving Empire is rotten, until psychohistorian Hari Seldon uses his new science to foresee its terrible fate. Exiled to t...

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  • Kelly Link

    Get In Trouble

    $25.00

    Fantastic, fantastical and utterly incomparable, Get in Trouble rummages in the cupboards of our psyches and pulls out fierce truths about everything from the essence of ghosts to the nature of love. And hurricanes, astronauts, evil twins, bootleggers, Ouija boards, iguanas, The Wizard of Oz, superheroes, the pyramids... Strange, dark and wry, the stories in Get in Trouble reveal Kelly Link at the height of her creative powers and stretch the boundaries of the human imagination.Paperback: 352...

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  • Luke Pearson

    Hilda And The Bird Parade

    $17.00

    Hilda and her mother have finally laid roots down in their new home in Trolberg. Pining for her magical friends and wonder filled homeland, Hilda is finding it hard to fit in to this crowded new place. But today is somehow different, today Hilda sees a glimmer of the magic she left behind in the fjords. Paperback: 48 PagesProduct Dimensions: 200 x 280 mmISBN: 9781911171027 Published by Flying Eye Books

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  • Luke Pearson

    Hilda And The Midnight Giant

    $17.00

    Hilda sets out to learn the secrets of the Midnight Giant in this brand new edition of the bestselling classic! When creatures bombard Hilda's house with eviction notices, she has to think twice before making their acquaintance. Come to think of it, who is this giant who only appears at midnight, and why is Hilda the only person who can see him? Paperback: 48 PagesProduct Dimensions: 200 x 280 mmISBN: 9781909263796 Published by Flying Eye Books

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  • Luke Pearson

    Hilda And The Troll

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    Hilda can never sit still for long without setting off on another adventure. She can't resist exploring her enchanting worlda place where trolls walk, crows speak, and mountains move. The magic and folklore of the wild, windswept North come alive in this book about an adventurous little girl and her habit of befriending anything, no matter how curious it might seem. While on an expedition to illustrate the magical creatures of the mountains around her home, Hilda spots a mountain troll. As th...

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  • Jason Erik Lundberg

    LONTAR #06

    $14.00

    This jam-packed sixth issue presents speculative writing from and about Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Cambodia and Laos.  Inside these pages, you’ll find:• the high cost of cheap footwear by celebrated author Ken Liu; the consequence of domesticating a mythical Indonesian beast by up-and-comer Eka Kurniawan (translated by Tiffany Tsao);• a mind-bending familial space opera by Victor Fernando R. Ocampo;• the connection between a talented girl and the toys she’s brought to lif...

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  • Jason Erik Lundberg

    LONTAR #07

    $14.00

    This issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Laos, the Philippines, Indonesia and Korea. Inside these pages, you’ll find: • a remembrance of ghostbusters disguised as lion dancers by Zen Cho; • an expedition to hunt a supernatural tiger in colonial Singapore by Manish Melwani; • the subversive power of jazz in a future North Vietnam by TR Napper; • a cautionary tale of writing one’s perfect lover into existence by Vida Cruz; • the relationship...

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  • Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin

    $51.00

    It is the year Universal Century 0079, in a space colony the Earth Federation is storing and testing a new piloted robot for use in the battle against the Principality of Zeon. The experimental RX-78 Gundam mobile suit is scheduled to be transported to Federation command in Jaburo, deep within the Brazilian jungles. Unfortunately, before the transporter would arrive, the Federation would come under attack from Zeon. With few resources available against the Zeon's most mobile mechs, Federation...

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  • Stanislaw Lem

    Mortal Engines

    $24.00

    'He was a robot-hypochondriac. On his squeaking cart he carried a complete set of spare parts.' A freighter pilot leads a manhunt across the Moon for a robot gone berserk; a shapeshifting assassin falls in love with the man she's programmed to kill; a paranoid King converts his kingdom into his artificial mind, but his dreams rebel. These stories range from surreal fables that satirically turn the fairy tale on its head, to longer works including the man vs. robot thriller, 'The Hunt', and po...

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  • Low Ying Ping

    Mount Emily

    $12.00

    While digging around their school’s backyard in search of an urbanlegend, Patsy Goh and her best friend Elena are whisked back in time to 1987. Trapped in their mums’ 13-year-old bodies, the duo race against the clock to hunt down the magical time crystal that got them in this mess, before the evil Midnight Warriors find it and cause a time crisis that could destroy all of existence. Paperback: 154 PagesProduct Dimensions: 130 x 200 mmISBN: 9789814655934 Published by Epigram Books

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  • Low Ying Ping

    Mount Emily Revisited

    $12.00

    Patsy Goh and her best friend Elena Tan travel back to 1988 again. This time, they’re on a mission to save their friends who have been kidnapped by a member of the Midnight Warriors cult. Patsy also makes a startling discovery about herself that might just change her life forever… Mount Emily Revisited is the second in a series of books which centre on two time-traveling 13-year-old students at Mount Emily Girls’ School. The books feature time travel with a strong focus on female teen friends...

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  • William Gibson

    Neuromancer

    $48.00

    Before the Internet was commonplace, William Gibson showed us the Matrix--a world within the world, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace. Henry Dorsett Case was the sharpest data-thief in the Matrix, until an ex-employer crippled his nervous system. Now a new employer has recruited him for a last-chance run against an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence. With a mirror-eyed girl street-samurai riding shotgun, he's ready for the silicon-quick, bleakly prophetic advent...

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  • Cordwainer Smith

    Norstrilia

    $22.00

    Rod McBan 151st farms 'stroon', the immortality drug, and is the last scion of one of the oldest and most honourable families on Norstrilia, the only source of stroon. But he's also a telepathic cripple and faces the ever-present risk of being culled under the government's draconian population laws. To protect himself, he uses his not-strictly-legal computer to play the market and amass an unimaginable fortune. But after he survives an assassination attempt, McBan discovers that having enough...

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    Isaac Asimov

    Second Foundation

    $21.00

    When the First Foundation was conquered by a force Seldon had not foreseen--the overwhelming power of a single individual, a mutant called the Mule--the Second Foundation was forced to reveal its existence and, infinitely worse, a portion of its power. One man understood the shifting patterns of the inhabited cosmos. This was Hari Seldon, the last great scientist of the First Empire. The mathematics of psychohistory enabled Seldon to predict the collapse of the Empire and the onset of an era ...

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    Zen Cho

    Sorcerer To The Crown

    $18.00

    In Regency London, Zacharias Wythe is England's first African Sorcerer Royal. He leads the eminent Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers, but a malicious faction seeks to remove him by fair means or foul. Meanwhile, the Society is failing its vital duty - to keep stable the levels of magic within His Majesty's lands. The Fairy Court is blocking its supply, straining England's dangerously declining magical stores. And now the government is demanding to use this scarce resource in its war wit...

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    Daniel Wallace

    Star Wars: Secrets Of The Galaxy

    $136.00

    The secrets of the Star Wars galaxy have been recorded in a series of handbooks and guides created and kept hidden by the Jedi Order, the Sith, the Bounty Hunters Guild, and the Empire itself. Set in-world, richly illustrated, and annotated by characters such as Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, Boba Fett, Yoda, and Darth Vader, each volume expands Star Wars mythology with details from the inside and deepens readers' experience of the saga. This deluxe edition boxed set collects The Jedi Path, Boo...

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  • John Wyndham

    Stowaway To Mars

    $24.00

    The Earth was holding a fantastic contest... An international prize of over a million dollars was being offered to the first man to complete an interplanetary journey. Target--Mars. It was a race against time. The U.S., Russia, and England were again competitors, fighting for fame and fortune. Dale Curance of England didn't need the fortune. He was a millionaire. He was an eccentric. But most of all he was an adventurer and he was determined to win. But winning was not going to be that easy. ...

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  • Robert A. Heinlein

    Stranger In A Strange Land

    $48.00

    A human raised on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith has just arrived on planet Earth. Among his people for the first time, he struggles to understand the social mores and prejudices of human nature that are so alien to him, while his own “psi” powers—including telepathy, clairvoyance, telekenesis, and teleportation—make him a type of messiah figure among humans. Stranger in a Strange Land grew from a cult favorite to a bestseller to a classic in a few short years. The story of the man from Mars w...

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  • Gene Wolfe

    The Book Of The New Sun Vol. 1

    $22.00

    An extraordinary epic, set a million years in the future, in the time of a dying sun, when our present culture is no longer even a memory. Severian, a torturer's apprentice, is exiled from his guild after falling in love with one of his prisoners. Ordered to the distant city of Thrax, armed with his ancient executioner's sword, Terminus Est, Severian must make his way across the perilous, ruined landscape of this far-future Urth. But is his finding of the mystical gem, the Claw of the Concili...

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  • Gene Wolfe

    The Book Of The New Sun Vol. 2

    $26.00

    An extraordinary epic, set a million years in the future, in the time of a dying sun, when our present culture is no longer even a memory. The torturer's apprentice, Severian, exiled from his guild after falling in love with one of his prisoners, is now the Lictor of Thrax, a city far distant from his home. But it is not long before Severian must flee this city, too, and journey again into the world. Embattled by friends and enemies alike, pursued by monstrous creatures, the one-time torturer...

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  • John Wyndham

    The Chrysalids

    $19.00

    It is many years since God sent the Tribulation to punish the forebears for their sins, and in the rural settlement of Waknuk David Strorm's father decries any and all blasphemies against nature. Little does he realise that David and his cousin Rosalind, have their own secret aberration which would label them as mutants. But as they grow older it becomes more difficult to conceal their differences from the village elders. Soon they face a choice: wait for eventual discovery, or flee to the te...

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  • Cixin Liu

    The Dark Forest

    $21.00

    translated by Joel Martinsen Imagine the universe as a forest, patrolled by numberless and nameless predators. In this forest, stealth is survival - any civilisation that reveals its location is prey. Earth has. Now the predators are coming. Crossing light years, they will reach Earth in four centuries' time. But the sophons, their extra-dimensional agents and saboteurs, are already here. Only the individual human mind remains immune to their influence. This is the motivation for the Wallface...

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  • Terry Pratchett

    The Fifth Elephant

    $32.00

    They say that diplomacy is a gentle art. That mastering it is a lifetime's work. But you do need a certain inclination in that direction. It's not something you can just pick up on the job. A few days ago Sam Vimes was a copper - an important copper, true - chief of police - but still, at his core, a policeman. But today he is an ambassador - to the mysterious, fat-rich country of Uberwald. Today, Sam Vimes is also a man on the run. He has nothing but his native wit and the gloomy trousers of...

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  • H. G. Wells

    The Great Science Fiction

    $32.00

    'No one would have believed, in the last years of the nineteenth century, that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's' Exploring the primordial nightmares that lurk within humanity's dreams of progress and technology, H. G. Wells was a science fiction pioneer. This new omnibus edition brings together four of his hugely original and influential science-fiction novels - The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invisible Man and The War of t...

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    Margaret Atwood

    The Heart Goes Last

    $21.00

    In the gated community of Consilience, residents who sign a contract will get a job and a lovely house for six months of the year--if they serve as inmates in the Positron prison system for the alternate months... Stan and Charmaine, a young urban couple, have been hit by job loss and bankruptcy in the midst of nationwide economic collapse. Forced to live in their third-hand Honda, where they are vulnerable to roving gangs, they think the gated community of Consilience may be the answer to th...

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  • Terry Pratchett

    The Last Continent

    $32.00

    There's nothing like the issue of evolution to get under the skin of academics. Even if their field of expertise is magic rather than biology. With the best and most interfering minds of Unseen University somehow left in charge at a critical evolutionary turning point, the Discworld's last continent needs a saviour... Who is this hero striding across the red desert? Sheep shearer, beer drinker, bush ranger, and someone who'll even eat a Meat Pie Floater when he's sober. In fact, it's Rincewin...

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  • Walter Tevis

    The Man Who Fell To Earth

    $22.00

    Thomas Jerome Newton is an extraterrestrial from the planet Anthea, which has been devastated by a series of nuclear wars, and whose inhabitants are twice as intelligent as human beings. When he lands on Earth--in Kentucky, disguised as a human--it's with the intention of saving his own people from extinction. Newton patents some very advanced Anthean technology, which he uses to amass a fortune. He begins to build a spaceship to help the last 300 Antheans migrate to Earth. Meanwhile, Nathan ...

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    N. K. Jemisin

    The Obelisk Gate

    $32.00

    This is the way the world ends... for the last time. The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring--madman, world-crusher, savior--has returned with a mission: to train his successor, Essun, and thus seal the fate of the Stillness forever. It continues with a lost daughter, found by the enemy. It continues with the obelisks, and an ancient mystery converging on answers at last. The Stillness is the wall which stands against the flow of tr...

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  • Ken Liu

    The Paper Menagerie

    $23.00

    Ken Liu is one of the most original, thought-provoking and award-winning short-story writers of his generation. This is the first collection of his work – sixteen stories that invoke the magical within the mundane, by turns profound, beguiling and heartbreaking. Included here are: The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary (Finalist for Hugo, Nebula, and Sturgeon Awards), Mono No Aware (Hugo Award winner), The Waves (Nebula Award finalist), The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species (Nebula and St...

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  • Terry Pratchett

    The Truth

    $32.00

    William de Worde is the accidental editor of the Discworld's first newspaper. New printing technology means that words just won't obediently stay nailed down like usual. There's a very real threat of news getting out there. Now he must cope with the traditional perils of a journalist's life - people who want him dead, a recovering vampire with a suicidal fascination for flash photography, some more people who want him dead in a different way and, worst of all, the man who keeps begging him to...

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  • China Miéville

    Three Moments Of An Explosion

    $22.00

    The multi-award-winning China Miéville has been called 'the equal of David Mitchell or Zadie Smith' (Scotland on Sunday), a writer whose 'inventiveness and precision is awesome' (Independent), and who writes with 'an imagination of immense power' (Guardian). In these twenty-eight short stories, glistening icebergs float above urban horizons; a burning stag runs wild through the city; the ruins of industry emerge unsteadily from the sea; and the abandoned generations in a decayed space-elevato...

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  • Vernor Vinge

    True Names

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    Mr Slippery is an illegal computer hacker - a Warlock - and an expert in a new virtual reality technology called the Other Plane. Arrested by US the government and forced to work for them, he finds himself pitted against a new and frightening international cybercriminal: the Mailman. The Mailman is building a network of Warlocks, promising them wealth and power, causing chaos around the globe - but noone has ever met him in person. As Mr Slippery and his sidekick Erythrina drain the world's c...

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  • Salman Rushdie

    Two Years Eight Months And Twenty-Eight Nights

    $19.90

    In the near future, after a storm strikes New York City, the strangenesses begin. A down-to-earth gardener finds that his feet no longer touch the ground. A graphic novelist awakens in his bedroom to a mysterious entity that resembles his own comic book creation. Abandoned at the mayor's office, a baby identifies corruption with her mere presence, marking the guilty with blemishes and boils. A seductive gold digger is soon tapped to combat forces beyond imagining. Unbeknownst to them, they ar...

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  • Salman Rushdie

    Two Years Eight Months And Twenty-Eight Nights

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    From Salman Rushdie, one of the great writers of our time, comes a spellbinding work of fiction that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story. A lush, richly layered novel in which our world has been plunged into an age of unreason, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is a breathtaking achievement and an enduring testament to the power of storytelling. In the near future, after a storm strikes New York City, the strangenesses begin. A down-to-earth gardener finds that h...

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