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A remarkable collection of short fiction from one of our greatest SF authors, including two brand new short stories.

This collection contains stories set in the universe of the bestselling duology PROXIMA and ULTIMA, which expand on the characters and worlds of that series. There are also a selection of alternate histories and possible futures, echoing Baxter's work with Terry Pratchett on the LONG EARTH series.

Confirms Stephen Baxter's place as one of the greatest practitioners of the SF short story.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 167 x 200 x 23mm | 231g
  • Gollancz
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1473212766
  • 9781473212763
  • 50,471

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An incredible collection from a modern age successor to H.G. Wells. * UPCOMING4.ME * a...terrific compilation of stories, best read as a companion to the novels, but strong enough to stand on its own. * Daily Mail * I love to dive into the future and Stephen Baxter is an author that really delivers for me as a reader. Here within this book the reader is treated to a whole host of short stories that add flavour and background to enrich Stephen's Universe. As with his other books, its well written, delivers some great characters and of course a whole host of tales from different parts of his timeline in order to get a fuller picture. * Falcata Times * Favourite bedside reading and beyond. * FORBIDDENPLANET.CO.UK * If you're in search of some gripping science fiction utilising big concepts and backed by brilliant writing, look no further than Endurance. 10/10 * Starburst Magazine * Surreal, funny and, at moments, genuinely creepy. * SFX * This impressive collection is a fine introduction to Baxter's fascinating, complex world * SFX *
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About Stephen Baxter

Stephen Baxter is the pre-eminent science fiction writer of his generation. Published around the world he has also won major awards in the UK, US, Germany and Japan. Born in 1957 he has degrees from Cambridge and Southampton. He lives in Northumberland with his wife.
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