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Bob Shaw

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Biography

Bob Shaw (1931 - 1996)
Bob Shaw was born in Belfast in 1931. After working in engineering, aircraft design and journalism he became a full time writer in 1975. Among his novels are Orbitsville, A Wreath of Stars, The Ragged Astronauts and his best-known work Other Days, Other Eyes, based on the Nebula Award-nominated 'Light of Other Days', the story that made his reputation. Although his SF novels and stories were for the most part serious, Shaw was well-known in fannish circles for his sense of humour, and his witty 'Serious Scientific Talks' were a favourite of attendees at Eastercons. Bob Shaw won two Hugos and three BSFA Awards. He died in 1996.

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Essential reading

Orbitsville (1975)
Orbitsville Book One

A Wreath of Stars (1976)

Who Goes Here? (1977)

The Ragged Astronauts (1986)
Land and Overland Book One    

Bob Shaw SF Gateway Omnibus (2013)

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