ian mcdonald

  1. Vertigo

    Scissors Cut Paper Wrap Stone by Ian McDonald

    At only about 100 pages this is really a novella and in my eBook edition came with a second shorter and unrelated story – The Tear. The central premise of this book is both interesting and full of great possibilities most of which are largely ignored; the book instead focuses more on the moral...
  2. Bugg

    Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald

    Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald 2015 - Gollancz ebook - 393 pages The Moon wants to kill you. Maybe it will kill you when the per diem for your allotted food, water, and air runs out, just before you hit paydirt. Maybe it will kill you when you are trapped between the reigning corporations...
  3. Mangara

    Ian McDonald

    Hello all! I did a search and it didn't turn up any results so I thought I'd make a thread for discussion on this authors work. Ian McDonald (born 1960) is a British science fiction novelist, living in Belfast. His themes include nanotechnology, postcyberpunk settings, and the impact of rapid...
  4. Ian Whates

    Solaris Rising: Ian McDonald, Alastair Reynolds, Peter F Hamilton

    I've just finalised the line-up for an anthology of all new SF stories I've been commissioned to produce for Solaris - Solaris Rising: The New Book of Solaris Science Fiction. So what do you reckon? A book you're itching to read, or not really of any interest? 1. Introduction – Ian Whates 2. A...
  5. Anthony G Williams

    Brasyl by Ian McDonald

    This book was first published in 2007 and attracted glowing reviews plus several award nominations, being voted novel of the year by the British Science Fiction Association in 2008. My copy had been sitting on my bookshelf for a while, so I selected it as one of the reads for the Classic Science...
  6. Connavar

    Ian McDonald

    Since he is critically rated,award winning author im wondering what people who have read him thought about his work ? Im just about to finish River Gods from 2004, im impressed by his writing. Also looks like he usually writes about Non-Western settings,has colonial theme which is very...
  7. Werthead

    The Dervish House by Ian McDonald

    Istanbul, the Queen of Cities, the bridge between east and west, in 2027 freshly-accepted into the European Union and now awash with new money and new technology. Nanotech is the future, tiny machines which can power amazing toys, keep you healthy, dig out that cancer and, whether you want them...
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