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Manhattan in Reverse by Peter F. Hamilton
  

Manhattan in Reverse

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A short story collection from one of the world's bestselling SF writers.

If you like Peter F. Hamilton you might also like to read books by Larry Niven, Stephen Donaldson and Stephen Hunt.

Synopsis

Manhattan in Reverse by Peter F. Hamilton

In 1998 Peter F. Hamilton, the master of space opera and top ten bestselling author, published his first collection of short stories in A Second Chance at Eden. Thirteen years later he returns to short fiction with a new collection. This includes 'Manhattan in Reverse,' an original story featuring Hamilton's popular detective Paula Myo, from his bestselling Commonwealth series. From 'Watching Trees Grow' and a murder mystery set in an alternative Oxford in the 1800s, to 'The Forever Kitten' and the questions of eternal youth and the sacrifice required to pursue this, these stories deal with intricate themes and sociological issues. They take an intriguing look at what it is it that makes us enduringly human. With all his usual wonderfully imagined futuristic technology, complex characters and brilliantly conceived storytelling, Peter F. Hamilton shows yet again what makes him Britain's number one science fiction writer.

About the Author

Peter F. Hamilton

Peter F. Hamilton was born in Rutland in 1960. He began writing in 1987, and sold his first short story to Fear magazine in 1988. He has also been published in Interzone and the In Dreams and New Worlds anthologies, and several small press publications. His first novel was Mindstar Rising, published in 1993, and he has been steadily productive since then. Peter lives near Rutland Water with his wife Kate, daughter Sophie and son Felix.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st May 2012

Author

Peter F. Hamilton

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www.peterfhamilton.co.uk/

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Publisher

Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Categories

Science Fiction
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Science fiction
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ISBN

9780330522205

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