Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 12th September 2020

in hardcover:

Susanna ClarkePiranesi the reviews all say ‘excellent, but nothing like Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Andrea StewartThe Bone Shard Daughter Lin is heir to an empire but must master old magic to restore her lost memory and claim her position…
Silvia Moreno-GarciaMexican Gothic dark fantasy set in 1950s Mexico from the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow

Terry PratchettThe Time-travelling Caveman children’s book collecting 17 short stories, illustrated by Mark Beech

in ‘B’ format:

Carl NevilleEminent Domain in an alternate timeline, the Communists won the Cold War in Europe and Britain is planning Games to celebrate 20 years of being a republic, but the celebration organiser dies suddenly and an investigator discovers hints of a vast conspiracy…

Maggie Tokuda-HallThe Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea the Lady Evelyn is travelling on her way to her unwelcome arranged marriage, only to discover that she’s taken passage on a pirate ship!

Christina Henry The Ghost Tree Lauren doesn’t believe the police will find a brutal killer; her father was also killed the year before, and she’s had visions of a monster in the woods…
Paul TremblaySurvivor Song a rabies-like virus is spreading quickly but two women must venture out to try to reach a hospital…
Jonathan JanzThe Raven 2 years after a genetic warfare attack mankind has regressed and ancient traits have become dominant
Hunter Shea Misfits the Melonheads were just an urban myth – feral cannibals living in the woods on the edge of town…

M. John HarrisonSettling the World: Selected Stories 1970 – 2020 his choice of his best 17 short fictions from the past 5 decades!

Mike Ashley (editor) – Born of the Sun anthology from The British Library in their Science Fiction Classics series. Subtitled Adventures in Our Solar System, it features stories set on each of the planets

art, etc:

Frank ChoThe Art of FC: 20 Year Retrospective large hardback full of his art, probably 2/3rd in full colour

Andy RuntonOwly: Just a Little Blue new full-colour softcover edition of the 2nd volume. Great fun, and the various speech bubble heiroglyphs now also have the English meaning beside them.


Heavy Metal – issue # 300 a big round number from this long-running magazine!
Hi-Fructose – volume # 56 includes a 16 page insert of art by Dave Cooper
IllustrationIssue Number Sixty-Eight featuring the art of Austin Briggs
IllustrationIssue Number Sixty-Nine with Robert O. Reid and his cover work for Colliers magazine, Nesya McMein & J. F. Kernan

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