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  • Brian Aldiss

    A Chinese Perspective

    $19.00

    On Earth, a spiritual and traditionalist China is the dominant global power but in Space, people live across a variety of artificial planetoids. Edward lives on one such planet as an inventor, building a device which gives predictions for the user's life. It's rather like a horoscope but it's science. Edward believes that everything in life can be predicted and accounted for if one could only access the correct data. Outside of work, Edward's only joy comes from Zenith, the woman he loves - d...

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  • Sarah J. Maas

    A Court Of Silver Flames

    $36.00

    Nesta Archeron has always been prickly - proud, swift to anger and slow to forgive. And since the war - since being made High Fae against her will - she's struggled to forget the horrors she endured and find a place for herself within the strange and deadly Night Court. The person who ignites her temper more than any other is Cassian, the battle-scarred, winged warrior who is there at Nesta's every turn. But her temper isn't the only thing Cassian ignites. And when they are forced to train in...

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    Sylvain Neuvel

    A History Of What Comes Next

    $27.00

    Germany, 1945. Mia, a nineteen-year-old girl, is sent by the OSS to find Wernher von Braun. Her mission: stop the Russians getting hold of Germany - and the world's - foremost rocket scientist. Von Braun is suspicious. And so he should be. For Mia is no ordinary girl. She only looks human. And helping the Allies win the Second World War is but one part of her plan. Because there's an even darker conflict on Earth. A secret struggle thousands of years old. It has engulfed and taken generations...

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  • David Lindsay

    A Voyage To Arcturus

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    Following one man's journey from earth to an alien landscape of ethereal beauty and existential terror, A Voyage to Arcturus is a profound questioning of the nature of evil. Dreamlike and philosophical, this landmark cult novel has influenced generations of writers. Paperback: 384 PagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780241441589 Published by Penguin Books

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  • Katsuhiro Otomo

    Akira 35th Anniversary Box Set

    $340.00

    An all-new, complete 35th anniversary hardcover box set of one of the most acclaimed and influential comics of all time, with the original Japanese art and right-to-left reading format for the first time! The science-fiction epic that changed anime and manga forever is presented in six beautiful hardcover volumes, plus the hardcover Akira Club art book and an exclusive patch with the iconic pill design. In 1982, Kodansha published the first chapter of Akira, a dystopian saga set in Neo-Tokyo,...

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  • Veronica Roth

    Allegiant

    $17.00

    The thrilling third book in the internationally bestselling Divergent series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This special 10th anniversary edition features exclusive content from Veronica Roth and a beautiful reimagined cover art from award-winning illustrator Victo Ngai. The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered - fractured by violence and scarred by loss. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits sh...

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  • Neil Gaiman

    American Gods

    $34.00

    Released from prison, Shadow finds his world turned upside down. His wife has been killed; a stranger offers him a job and Shadow, with nothing to lose, accepts. But a storm is coming. Beneath the placid surface of everyday life, a war is being fought - and the prize is the very soul of America. An inspired combination of mythology, adventure, and illusion, American Gods is a dark and kaleidoscopic journey deep into myth and across an America at once eerily familiar and utterly alien. It is, ...

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  • Neil Gaiman

    Anansi Boys

    $29.00

    When Fat Charlie's dad named something, it stuck. Like calling Fat Charlie "Fat Charlie." Even now, twenty years later, Charlie Nancy can't shake that name, one of the many embarrassing "gifts" his father bestowed--before he dropped dead on a karaoke stage and ruined Fat Charlie's life. Because Mr. Nancy left Fat Charlie things. Things like the stranger who appears on Charlie's doorstep, who appears to be the brother he never knew. And all of a sudden, life starts getting very interesting for...

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  • Brian Aldiss

    And The Lurid Glare Of The Comet

    $21.00

    Science fiction is everywhere. Every day fantasy is made fact by new technologies, advancements in science and by connection and communication. Imaginings of the future allow us to reshape our understanding of all that we experience - and through classic science fiction we are better able to understand the hopes and ambitions of the past. With precision and humour Aldiss uses science fiction as a lens with which to examine some of his favourite authors and their work, the role of art and lite...

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  • George S. Schuyler

    Black No More

    $19.00

    Telling the extraordinary story of a mysterious process that can turn black skin white in 1930s America, Black No More is a pioneering and caustic work of Black speculative fiction from one of the great Harlem Renaissance authors. Paperback: 224 PagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780241505724 Published by Penguin Books

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  • Zen Cho

    Black Water Sister

    $29.00

    When Jessamyn Teoh starts hearing a voice in her head, she chalks it up to stress. Closeted, broke and jobless, she’s moving back to Malaysia with her parents – a country she last saw when she was a toddler. She soon learns the new voice isn’t even hers, it’s the ghost of her estranged grandmother. In life, Ah Ma was a spirit medium, avatar of a mysterious deity called the Black Water Sister. Now she’s determined to settle a score against a business magnate who has offended the god—and she’s ...

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    Octavia E. Butler

    Clay's Ark

    $19.00

    Blake Maslin is a doctor. In an alternate America marked by volatile class warfare, he and his twin daughters are taken captive by armed men demanding urgent medical care. In an isolated desert compound, the family encounter a collective of people suffering from an unknown and deadly disease. They appear sickly yet possess unnatural strength, torn between the dangerous compulsion to infect others or to hold on to their own humanity. In the following hours, Blake and his daughters each must ma...

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  • Neil Gaiman

    Coraline

    $29.00

    While exploring her new home, a young girl named Coraline unlocks a door to reveal a hidden passage. Intrigued, she ventures deep into a mysterious mirror realm, a world eerily similar yet darkly different from her own. Before long, the miraculous turns sinister, and Coraline must use her wits and courage to save herself―and the other trapped souls she finds along the way. Filled with enchantments and terrors alike, this winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker Awards is a dazzling feat of...

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    Bora Chung

    Cursed Bunny

    $22.50

    Translated by Anton Hur Cursed Bunny is a genre-defying collection of short stories by Korean author Bora Chung. Blurring the lines between magical realism, horror, and science-fiction, Chung uses elements of the fantastic and surreal to address the very real horrors and cruelties of patriarchy and capitalism in modern society. Anton Hur’s translation skilfully captures the way Chung’s prose effortlessly glides from being terrifying to wryly humorous. Paperback: 256 PagesProduct Dimensions: 1...

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  • Catherine Gilbert Murdock

    Da Vinci's Cat

    $30.00

    Federico doesn’t mind being a political hostage in the Pope’s palace, especially now that he has a cat as a friend. But he must admit that a kitten walking into a wardrobe and returning full-grown a moment later is quite odd. Even stranger is Herbert, apparently an art collector from the future, who emerges from the wardrobe the next night. Herbert barters with Federico to get a sketch signed by the famous painter Raphael, but his plans take a dangerous turn when he hurries back to his era, d...

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  • Koyoharu Gotouge

    Demon Slayer Complete Box Set

    $300.00

    We are currently accepting pre-orders for this title. Orders of this title are expected to be fulfilled by late-December 2021. Click here to find out more about when your pre-order will ship. Tanjiro sets out on the path of the Demon Slayer to save his sister and avenge his family! In Taisho-era Japan, kindhearted Tanjiro Kamado makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she ...

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  • Veronica Roth

    Divergent

    $17.00

    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Divergent with a special edition of the internationally bestselling series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This edition features exclusive content from Veronica Roth and beautiful reimagined cover art from award-winning illustrator Victo Ngai. In the world of Divergent, society is divided into five factions - Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful) and Erudite (the ...

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  • Samuel R. Delany

    Driftglass

    $19.00

    Samuel Delany is one of the most radical and influential science fiction writers of our age, who reinvented the genre with his fearless explorations of race, class and gender. Driftglass is the definitive volume of his stories, featuring neutered space travellers, telepathy, Hells Angels and genetically modified amphibious workers. Paperback: 400 PagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780241510575 Published by Penguin Books

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  • Dolores Reyes

    Eartheater

    $27.00

    Translated by Julia Sanches Electrifying and provocative, visceral and profound, a powerful literary debut novel about a young woman whose compulsion to eat earth gives her visions of murdered and missing people-an imaginative synthesis of mystery and magical realism that explores the dark tragedies of ordinary lives. Set in an unnamed slum in contemporary Argentina, Eartheater is the story of a young woman who finds herself drawn to eating the earth-a compulsion that gives her visions of bro...

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  • Veronica Roth

    Four

    $17.00

    Including stories told from Tobias Eaton's point of view, Four is a companion volume to the internationally bestselling Divergent series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This special 10th anniversary edition features beautiful reimagined cover art from award-winning illustrator Victo Ngai. Readers first encountered Tobias Eaton as 'Four' in Divergent, and his voice is an integral part of Allegiant. More of this charismatic character's back story is to...

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  • Neil Gaiman

    Fragile Things

    $29.00

    Fragile Things showcases the distinctive storytelling genius that has made Neil Gaiman one of the most admired literary artists of our time. The thirty-two gems of prose and verse in this astonishing collection stretch the imagination and engage the intellect even as they illuminate the vagaries of human experience. Whether he's conjuring a mysterious traveling circus, exploring the rarefied tastes of an exclusive epicurean club, or visiting a strangely altered Victorian England, Gaiman revea...

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  • Frank Herbert

    God Emperor Of Dune

    $19.00

    More than three thousand years have passed since the first events recorded in DUNE. Only one link survives with those tumultuous times: the grotesque figure of Leto Atreides, son of the prophet Paul Muad'Dib, and now the virtually immortal God Emperor of Dune. He alone understands the future, and he knows with a terrible certainty that the evolution of his race is at an end unless he can breed new qualities into his species. But to achieve his final victory, Leto Atreides must also bring abou...

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    Mo Xiang Tong Xiu

    Grandmaster Of Demonic Cultivation (魔道祖师)

    Original Price $27.00
    Current Price $24.00

    We are currently accepting pre-orders for this title. Click here to find out more about when your pre-order will ship. Estimated Fulfilment: Volume 1 – Mid December 2021 Volume 2 – Late March 2022 Volume 3 – Late June 2022 Wei Wuxian was once one of the most powerful men of his generation, a talented and clever young cultivator who harnessed martial arts and spirituality into powerful abilities. But when the horrors of war led him to seek more power through demonic cultivation, the world’s r...

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    Mo Xiang Tong Xiu

    Heaven Official's Blessing (天官赐福)

    Original Price $27.00
    Current Price $24.00

    We are currently accepting pre-orders for this title. Click here to find out more about when your pre-order will ship. Estimated Fulfilment: Volume 1 – Mid December 2021 Volume 2 – Late February 2022 Volume 3 – Late May 2022 Born the crown prince of a prosperous kingdom, Xie Lian was renowned for his beauty, strength, and purity. His years of dedication and noble deeds allowed him to ascend to godhood. But those who rise, can also fall… and fall he does, cast from the Heavens again and again...

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  • Luke Pearson

    Hilda And The Mountain King

    $19.00

    We rejoin our heroine for her latest adventure just as she awakes to find herself…in the body of a troll! Her mum is worried sick, and now has to deal with the strange creature that seems to have taken Hilda’s place. Now, both of them are in a race to be reunited before Ahlberg and his safety patrol get the chance to use their new secret weapon to lay waste to trolls, and Hilda along with them! Paperback: 76 PagesProduct Dimensions: 200 x 280 mmISBN: 9781838740528 Published by Flying Eye Books

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  • Krystal Sutherland

    House Of Hollow

    $18.00

    Iris Hollow and her two older sisters are unquestionably strange. Ever since they disappeared on a suburban street in Scotland as children only to return a month a later with no memory of what happened to them, odd, eerie occurrences seem to follow in their wake. And they're changing. First, their dark hair turned white. Then, their blue eyes slowly turned black. They have insatiable appetites yet never gain weight. People find them disturbingly intoxicating, unbearably beautiful, and inexpli...

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  • Jeff VanderMeer

    Hummingbird Salamander

    $27.00

    Security consultant and former wrestler 'Jane Smith' receives an envelope with a key to a storage unit that holds a taxidermied hummingbird and clues leading her to a taxidermied salamander. Silvina, the dead woman who left the note, is a reputed ecoterrorist and the daughter of an Argentine industrialist. By taking the hummingbird from the storage unit, Jane sets in motion a series of events that quickly spin beyond her control. Soon, Jane and her family are in danger, with few allies to hel...

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  • Terry Pratchett

    I Shall Wear Midnight

    $32.00

    Illustrated by Paul Kidby As the witch of the Chalk, Tiffany Aching performs the distinctly unglamorous work of caring for the needy. But someone - or something - is inciting fear, generating dark thoughts and angry murmurs against witches. Tiffany must find the source of unrest and defeat the evil at its root. Aided by the tiny-but-tough Wee Free Men, Tiffany faces a dire challenge, for if she falls, the whole Chalk falls with her... Hardback: 432 PagesProduct Dimensions: 135 x 205 mmISBN: 9...

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    Kim Bo-Young

    I'm Waiting For You

    $27.00

    Translated by Sophie Bowman and Sung Ryu A stunning collection of short fiction by one of South Korea's most treasured writers, available in English for the first time. In the title story, an engaged couple working in distant corners of the galaxy plan to arrive on Earth simultaneously and walk down the aisle together. But small incidents wreak havoc on their vast journeys, pushing the date of their wedding far into the future. As centuries pass on Earth and the land and climate change, one t...

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  • Anna Kavan

    Ice

    $19.00

    Set in a frozen world that is gradually being devastated by ever-encroaching ice, Anna Kavan's masterwork follows one man's pursuit of a mysterious silver-haired girl to the ends of the earth; to the end of everything. Paperback: 176 PagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780241441565 Published by Penguin Books

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  • Veronica Roth

    Insurgent

    $17.00

    The thrilling second book in the internationally bestselling Divergent series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This special 10th anniversary edition features exclusive content from Veronica Roth and a beautiful reimagined cover art from award-winning illustrator Victo Ngai. As war surges in the factions of dystopian Chicago all around her, Tris attempts to save those she loves - and herself - while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiv...

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  • Xiran Jay Zhao

    Iron Widow

    $28.00

    Pacific Rim meets The Handmaid's Tale in this blend of Chinese history and mecha science fiction for YA readers. The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots that can battle the mecha aliens that lurk beyond the Great Wall. It doesn't matter that the girls often die from the mental strain. When 18-year-old Zetian offers herself up as a concubine-pilot, it's to assassinate the ace male pilot responsible for her sister's death. But she gets h...

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  • June CL Tan

    Jade Fire Gold

    $27.00

    Her destiny. His revenge. In an empire on the brink of war... Ahn is no one, with no past and no family. Altan is a lost heir, his future stolen away as a child. When they meet, Altan sees in Ahn a path to reclaiming the throne. Ahn sees a way to finally unlock her past and understand her lethal magical abilities. But they may have to pay a far deadlier price than either could have imagined. Girls of Paper and Fire meets A Song of Wraiths and Ruin in June CL Tan's stunning debut, where feroci...

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  • Russell Hoban

    Kleinzeit

    $21.00

    On an ordinary day in a strangely unfamiliar London, Kleinzeit is fired from his advertising job and told he must go to hospital with a skewed hypotenuse. There on Ward A4, he falls in love with the divine, rosy-cheeked Sister and is sent spinning into a quest involving, among other things, a glockenspiel, sheets of yellow paper, Orpheus, the Underground and that dirty chimpanzee, Death. Paperback: 208 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9780241485705 Published by Penguin Books

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  • Harry Harrison

    Make Room! Make Room!

    $19.00

    The planet's population has exploded and resources are stretched to breaking point. And, in a sweltering, overcrowded New York City of 35 million desperate inhabitants, a police detective must try to solve a murder. The basis of the cult film Soylent Green, this eerily prophetic novel is a nightmarish vision of a world in meltdown. Paperback: 320 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9780241507704 Published by Penguin Books

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  • Wu Cheng'en

    Monkey King

    $47.00

    A shape-shifting trickster on a kung-fu quest for eternal life, Monkey King is one of the most memorable superheroes in world literature. High-spirited and omni-talented, he can transform himself into whatever he chooses and turn each of his body's 84,000 hairs into an army of clones. But his penchant for mischief repeatedly gets him into trouble, and when he raids Heaven's Orchard of Immortal Peaches, the Buddha pins him beneath a mountain. Five hundred years later, Monkey King is finally gi...

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  • Vivian Teo

    My BFF Is An Alien: Sabotage

    $12.00

    The Viridians have won the war and Octavia keeps her promise to Abriana and returns to Singapore. This time she’s accompanied by a trusted General who’s tasked to ensure that Octavia—the future ruler of Viridis—is safe. When the two BFFs are together, things don’t stay calm for long. In the sequel, a chance encounter with a wild boar is captured on video by a mysterious stranger and the footage ends up on the internet... and goes viral! Who is responsible and can the BFFs get the video down b...

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  • Neil Gaiman

    Neverwhere

    $29.00

    Under the streets of London there's a world most people could never even dream of. A city of monsters and saints, murderers and angels. This is the city of the people who have fallen between the cracks. A single act of kindness to a ragged girl he finds injured on the street catapults young businessman Richard Mayhew out of his workaday life into a world that is both familiar and threateningly bizarre. Displaying bold creativity and narrative genius, Neverwhere is a dark, funny, and seductive...

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  • Isaac Asimov

    Nightfall

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    From one of history’s most influential writers of science fiction comes this collection of twenty short works of fiction, arranged in order of publication from 1941 to 1967. Compiled by Asimov himself, who prefaced each story with an introduction, it begins with “Nightfall,” the tale of a world with eternal sun that is suddenly plunged into total darkness and utter madness. “Nightfall,” published when the author was only twenty-one, was arguably his breakout work, making such an impression th...

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  • George Orwell

    Nineteen Eighty-Four

    $36.00

    'Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past' Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing for truth and liberty, Smith b...

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  • George Orwell

    Nineteen Eighty-Four

    $42.00

    Illustrated by Fido Nesti Winston Smith, an outwardly obedient citizen of Airstrip One, dreams secretly of truth and freedom - but his rebellion will come at a terrible cost. George Orwell's dark masterpiece has enthralled readers for over seventy years. Now the dystopian world of Big Brother, telescreens, the Thought Police and Room 101 is vividly brought to new life in this first ever graphic novel adaptation, illustrated by acclaimed artist Fido Nesti. Hardback: 224 PagesProduct Dimensions...

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  • E. Lily Yu

    On Fragile Waves

    $44.00

    Firuzeh and her brother Nour are children of fire, born in an Afghanistan fractured by war. When their parents, their Atay and Abay, decide to leave, they spin fairy tales of their destination, the mythical land and opportunities of Australia. As the family journeys from Pakistan to Indonesia to Nauru, heading toward a hope of home, they must rely on fragile and temporary shelters, strangers both mercenary and kind, and friends who vanish as quickly as they're found. When they arrive in Austr...

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    Kim Bo-Young

    On The Origin Of Species And Other Stories

    $33.00

    Translated by Joungmin Lee Comfort and Sora Kim-Russell Straddling science fiction, fantasy and myth, the writings of award-winning author Bo-Young Kim have garnered a cult following in South Korea, where she is widely acknowledged as a pioneer and inspiration. On the Origin of Species makes available for the first time in English some of Kim's most acclaimed stories, as well as an essay on science fiction. Her strikingly original, thought-provoking work teems with human and non-human beings,...

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  • Octavia E. Butler

    Patternmaster

    $19.00

    The Patternmaster is all powerful. His every thought can control, heal or destroy. The only threat to his command are the Clayarks, a society of people born out of terrible disease, who now live enslaved by the ruling Patternists or in the wild. Coransee, son of the Patternmaster, wants the throne and will stop at nothing to succeed his father, even if it means killing every one of his siblings. But when one brother - his rival and his equal - takes refuge amongst the Clayarks, a war ensues t...

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  • Christopher Tolkien

    Pictures by J. R. R. Tolkien

    $53.00

    We are currently accepting pre-orders for this title. Orders of this title are expected to be fulfilled by late-November 2021. Click here to find out more about when your pre-order will ship. Illustrated by J. R. R. Tolkien This collection of pictures, with a text by Christopher Tolkien, now reissued after almost 30 years confirms J. R. R. Tolkien's considerable talent as an artist. It provides fascinating insight into his visual conception of many of the places and events familiar to readers...

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  • Andy Weir

    Project Hail Mary

    $29.00

    Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish. Except that right now, he doesn't know that. He can’t even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his assignment or how to complete it. All he knows is that he’s been asleep for a very, very long time. And he’s just been awakened to find himself millions of miles from home, with nothing but two corpses for company. His crewmates dead, his memories fuzzily r...

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  • Adam Wiśniewski-Snerg

    Robot

    $19.00

    'We have given you life... so that you could discover a fraction of the great secret.' Is BER-66 a human or a robot? His controllers, known as 'the Mechanism,' tell him he is a living machine, programmed to gather information on the inhabitants of the strange underground world he finds himself in. But as he penetrates its tunnels and locked rooms, encountering mysterious doppelgangers and a petrified city, he comes closer to the truth of his existence. Considered one of the most important Pol...

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  • Brian Aldiss

    Ruins

    $19.00

    Hugh Billing is sad. After making his fortune in the music industry decades ago, for years Hugh has been drifting. Shuttling between the US and UK on business, his life has become a testament to monotony. With every trip through customs he becomes more customary. With every departure he seems to leave a little more behind. But when his mother's death returns him to London, Hugh draws just enough hope and courage to travel on a different journey; from loneliness and loss of purpose through to ...

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