Apparently David Eddings died yesterday, aged 77.
I wasn’t a fan of his, but at his peak he was certainly the top selling fantasy author of the 1980s. Sales of the Mallorean and the Belgariad were immense, and (rarely for a 10 book cycle) sales grew with every volume published.
A lot of fans will miss him.
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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.
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