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Solaris emerging 1.5 keeps the intriguing new sequence of SF anthologies from Solaris and editor Ian Whates, with an unique publication! An anthology of 9 brief tales from the most interesting names in technological know-how fiction this day. From either side of the Atlantic - and additional afield - those 9 nice writers provide you with every thing from a secret in regards to the nature of the universe to an inexplicable transmission to every person on the earth, and from engineered gigantic spiders to Venetian palaces in space.
So settle in, and luxuriate in but extra facts of the extreme breadth and intensity of latest SF. that includes Adam Roberts, Aliette de Bodard, Gareth L. Powell, Mike Resnick, Sarah Lotz, Phillip Vine, Tanith Lee, Paul Cornell, Paul di Filippo
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