Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

Transreal New Titles w/e 18th September 2021

in hardcover:

Joe AbercrombieThe Wisdom of Crowds the 3rd volume of The Age of Madness trilogy, after A Little Hatred & The Trouble with Peace
Taylor AndersonPurgatory’s Shore the 1st in his new Artillerymen series, about a mixed group of American soldiers from 1847 en route to Vera Cruz by ship who end up on a mysterious island…
Seanan McGuireWhen Sorrows Come the 15th October Daye novel, with a 60 page novella And With Reveling included at the rear

Ellen Datlow (editor) – When Things Get Dark subtitled Stories Inspired by Shirley Jackson 18 original stories

J. R. R. Tolkien The Nature of Middle Earth subtitled Late Writings on the Lands, Inhabitants and Metaphysics of Middle-earth, edited by Carl F. Hostetter. The slipcased deluxe edition.

in large format:

Tamsyn MuirHarrow the Ninth the 2nd of the Locked Tomb series, after Gideon the Ninth

Calder Szewczak The Offset to keep population growth in check when you reach 18 you must choose which parent will die…

Kai-Fu Lee & Chen QiufanAI 2041 10 short stories from China looking at the relatively near future…

in ‘B’ format:

Peter F. Hamilton & Gareth L. PowellLight Chaser Amahle & her AI traverse the galaxy collecting stories across time and space but she starts to realise that the impending fate of humanity may be woven through some of them…
J. T. Nicholas – Stolen Earth humanity has fled a ruined Earth, which is now behind an Interdiction Zone of orbiting satellites. But one spaceship crew make it through and discover they’ve not been told the truth…
Rab Fergusen – Landfill Mountains in a world full of discarded junk, Joe must seek help for a friend in the distant city… Along the way he has strange adventures and meets strange people!

Ben Aaronovitch – What Abigail Did That Summer the 3rd of the Rivers of London novellas

Charlotte Llewelyn-Wells (editor) – The Devourer Below 9 more original stories in this Arkham Horror anthology

in paperback:

Faith HunterTrue Dead the 24th of her Jane Yellowrock novels
Tom Kratman – Days of Burning, Days of Wrath the 8th in his Carerra series

art, etc:

Michael Leader & Jake CunninghamGhibliotheque attractive, heavily-illustrated hardcover which describes itself as The Unofficial Guide to the Movies of Studio Ghibli. A chapter on each of their 24 films, from Nausicca to 2020’s Earwig and the Witch. I think I’ve seen 18 of them, 14 in a cinema! (some of them thanks to the annual Scotland Loves Anime festival)

Frank ChoPencil & Ink mainly b&w softcover. Mainly full-page illustrations or sketches, with an interview
Dewey Cassell with Jeff Messer Mike Grell: Life is Drawing Without an Eraser comprehensive study of his work. Full colour & b&w softcover

Gareth BrookesThe Dancing Plague mainly two tone squarebound graphic novel about the strange events of July 1518 in Strasbourg

Alan Moore & Jacen BurrowsProvidence Compendium the complete Lovecraftian series in one very hefty square-bound softcover. Full colour
Steve Jones, Sergio Cariello & H. P. LovecraftDagon b&w comic adaptation with the complete story text by HPL at the back

Mike Butterworth & Don LawrenceThe Rise and Fall of the Trigan Empire Volume III another 27 full colour chapters of adventure! Includes the Doran the Hypnotist section by Miguel Quesada

Metal HurlantSelected Works 23 stories from the ground-breaking French magazine. Full colour, squarebound graphic anthology
Heavy Metal: ElementsTaarna the Cosmic Gardener single issue colour comic by David Erwin, Matthew Medney & Butch Guice


Mike SedakatThe Real Prehistoric Beasts b&w art featuring short b&w stories about mainly dinosaurs but also Smilodons and Megalodons, together with a page of info about each of the 6 species represented

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