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Arthur C Clarke

Readers Choice Winner for January

And now . . . the end is near . . . and so we face . . . the final curtain . . . What’s that? We suffer from an overdeveloped sense of melodrama? […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: A Fall of Moondust

Arthur C. Clarke was renowned for his Big Ideas.  From the aeon-spanning future history of The City and the Stars to the transcendent glory of 2001: A Space Odyssey via nothing less than the destiny […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The City and the Stars

2014’s first SF Masterwork of the Week is Sir Arthur C. Clarke‘s magnificent 1956 epic, The City and the Stars, a novel expanded from the novella-length story ‘Against the Fall of Night’, which originally appeared […]

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On This Day: Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, on the 16th December, 1917. He was the last of The Big Three to leave us, passing away in 2008 (Robert A. Heinlein died in 1988 and […]

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New Book of the Week: the Ulitmate Egoist

The Ultimate Egoist is the first volume of The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, and contains the late author’s earliest work, written between 1937 and 1940. An acknowledged master of the short form – SF’s […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: RINGWORLD

As regular readers of the SF Gateway blog will know, our good friends at SFX have kindly agreed to allow us to republish those articles from their SFX Book Club that relate to our SF […]

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From the SFX Book Club: RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA

As regular readers of the SF Gateway blog will know, our good friends at SFX have kindly agreed to allow us to republish those articles from their SFX Book Club that relate to our SF Masterworks […]

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Frederik Pohl (1919-2013)

All of us at Gollancz and SF Gateway are saddened to learn of the death yesterday of Frederik Pohl: author, editor, literary agent and fan. Pohl was a member of the influential SF group The […]

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Happy Birthday, Olaf Stapledon!

On this day, in 1886, Olaf Stapledon was born. The author of such landmarks of science fiction as Last and First Men and Star Maker, he has influenced some of the masters of SF – […]

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Readers’ Choice Winners for March and April

So, you’ve all heard the saying ‘time flies’, right? Well, there’s a second aspect of that saying that seems to be becoming more and more applicable: time flies – and occasionally the flight leaves without […]

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Arthur C. Clarke’s THE CITY AND THE STARS

Every so often, when I know I’ve got a bit of time to kill and don’t want to do any ‘work’ reading, I grab an SF Masterwork off the shelf in the office and give […]

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New Book of the Week: Profiles of the Future

If you consult The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction – and, of course, you DO, don’t you? On a regular basis – you will find the following in the Titles check-list at the bottom of the […]

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