Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

Transreal Fiction

The Rhesus Chart

Yes, it’s the new Laundry novel from Charlie Stross and it’s due out at the beginning of July.
As before, he’s agreed to sign copies for me.

It’s the UK Orbit hardcover and will cost £16.99 + postage.
Postage will be £2.80 within the UK (2nd class parcel under 1kg)
To the rest of Europe it’ll be £6.60
To most of the rest of the world it’ll be £10.15
And to Australia/NZ it’s £10.75

Books can be signed with a plain signature, or with the date, location or brief greeting added. Not the first line though, I’m afraid.
Drop me a note at saying how you’d like it signed and where it’s to be sent and I’ll issue a PayPal Invoice (which will ask for your full address).
(People who have already e-mailed me should receive their invoices or an e-mail shortly, so no need to remind me)

And I should be able to supply the Laundry novella Equoid to be published by Subterranean Press soon; it’s likely to be £25.00 + postage.


Transreal Fiction is a shop dedicated to selling science fiction, fantasy & related books, together with a limited selection of other merchandise.But really, it’s about books. Transreal Fiction opened in April 1997 in Cowgatehead and moved to it’s present location nearby in June 2011. The owner, Mike Calder, first sold sf & f books many years ago and has worked in the business either part- or full-time since. For years he also had a respectable job as well, but that’s another story…

The shop is named after the term coined by Rudy Rucker to describe his fiction and I thought it an apt name for a shop specialising in speculative fiction. And, in case you’re wondering, yes, Rudy Rucker was happy to allow me to use of the term as a name for my shop.


  1. Hiya Mike

    I spent a day last week looking at a collection. If you are interested have a look and make an offer.

    haven’t spoken in a long time – I haven’t been in Edinburgh for a long, long while. Glad to see the shop still thriving.

    drop me a line and a mail address for me to send the spreadsheet for you to look at – or you can ring me at home if you like –

    cheers for now

    edited for privacy 2nd March 2009

    Comment by Kenny Penman | March 2, 2009 | Reply

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