Beyond the Aquila Rift: The Best of Alastair Reynolds by Alastair ReynoldsThis is an amazing collection of some of the best short fiction ever written in the SF genre, by an author acclaimed as the mastersinger of space opera THE TIMES.
Alastair Reynolds has won the Sidewise Award and been nominated for The Hugo Awards for his short fiction. One of the most thought-provoking and accomplished short-fiction writers of our time, this collection is a delight for all SF readers.
Table of Contents:
• Great Wall of Mars
• Beyond the Aquila Rift
• Minlas Flowers
• Zima Blue
• The Star Surgeons Apprentice
• The Sledge-Makers Daughter
• Diamond Dogs
• Thousandth Night
• Trauma Pod
• The Last Log of the Lachrymosa
• The Water Thief
• The Old Man and the Martian Sea
• In Babelsberg
• Story Notes
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The books are about two children from Frog Creek, Pennsylvania named Jack and Annie who are sent by Morgan le Fay on various adventures using a magical tree house that can send them anywhere throughout time and space. The Magic Tree House books have been translated into over 30 languages and have sold over million copies worldwide. Midnight on the Moon was titled Moon Mission! Before Jack and Annie can figure out where this mysterious tree house came from, they are whisked away into the Cretaceous Period and must find a way back home. Christmas in Camelot is the 29th book in the series and the first book in the new Merlin Missions sub-series.
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