Alastair Reynolds is one of the superstars on the Gollancz SF list GALACTIC NORTH is Al's first collection, a return to the world of REVELATION SPACE GALACTIC NORTH is a precursor to a new novel in the REVELATION SPACE universe This collection will contain several brand-new stories and novelettes REVELATION SPACE has sold more than 65,000 copies in MMP His books have been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke and the British SF Awards; CHASM CITY won the British Science Fiction Award All his books have garnered immense critical acclaim: 'Reynolds's narrative is truly breathtaking in scope and intricate in detail, making him a mastersinger of the space opera' The Times American sale for REVELATION SPACE and CHASM CITY highest ever for first British SF novels All his books make Locus, the SF SITE, Emerald City and other genre websites and magazines' Top 10 Books of the Year
Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales. He has a Ph.D. in astronomy and since 1991 he has lived in the Netherlands, near Leiden, where he works part-time as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency.
"Reynolds is one of sci-fi's brightest stars. (He) writes Big Science Fiction. Enormous spaceships travel though space that feels galactic in scale, a feat of depiction that is still noteworthy in the genre." -- Keith Brooke THE GUARDIAN