Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 25th July 2009

in hardback:

Graham MastertonBasilisk someone may have created one in their laboratory!

Jack VanceWild Thyme, Green Magic retrospective collection of some of his lesser known stories… the rarest piece is Wild Thyme and Violets, which is an outline for an unwritten historical novel set in Italy! Other rarities include the early Seven Exits from Bocz (should have been a Twilight Zone episode!) and The World-Thinker (his first published story) and also the later novelets Rumfuddle and Assault on a City. Nice production from Subterranean Press

large format:

Greg EganIncandescence the multi-species Amalgam civilisation spans the Universe…
Storm ConstantineThe Shades of Time and Memory the 2nd of the Wraeththu Histories set…
Renee WildesDuality the 1st in the Guardians of Light series, about a young half-dragon mage
John FarrisHigh Bloods a werewolf plague in California…

in ‘B’ format:

Robert RankinNecrophenia madcap fantasy/horror novel…
Andrzej SapkowskiBlood of Elves first rate fantasy, translated from Polish by Danusia Stok

Jasper BarkWay of the Barefoot Zombie the latest volume of the Tomes of the Dead. Free your inner zombie; the latest self-help fad!

Mike Ashley (editor) – The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF 21 great short stories in 530 pages! Top stories from the last 6 decades (except the 70s!), many by big name authors, and including 5 new stories…

in paperback:

Joe HaldemanMarsbound I enjoyed the hardback of this…
Alex ArcherSeeker’s Curse the 19th Rogue Angel adventure!
Lilith SaintcrowRedemption Alley the 3rd Jill Kismet adventure!
Mark Del FrancoSkin Deep the 1st in his new Laura Blackstone series, featuring the PR Director for the Fey Guild…

Robert SawyerFlashforward or maybe Flash Forward. The basis for a new tv series set to air soon! Restock.

magazines:

Interzone issue number 223; cover date July/August 2009

audio:

Arthur C. ClarkeThe Lion of Comarre & other stories 9-cd collection of stories from 1937 – 49. The title story was the basis for the later City and the Stars novel
Earthlight & Other Stories this is a 9-cd collection of stories from 1950 – 51. Excellent value!

Doctor WhoThe Rising Night the latest release in the BBC series of cd audio adventures…

cuddly critters:

Meerkats!  possibly larger than life!
Camels two-humped Bactrian ones, not Dromedarys

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July 20, 2009 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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