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Best of British Science Fiction 2018

by Matthew De Abaitua, G.V. Anderson, Chris Barnham, Dave Bradley, Esme Carpenter, Sunyi Dean, Malcolm Devlin, J.K. Fulton, Colin Greenland, Dave Hutchinson, Anna Ibbotson, Tim Major, Fiona Moore, Mike Morgan, Finbarr O'Reilly, Tim Pieraccini, Alastair Reynolds, Teika Marija Smits, Henry Szabranski, David Tallerman, Natalia Theodoridou, Matt Thompson, Lavie Tidhar, Hannah Tougher, James Warner , Aliya Whiteley

Twenty-six stories, selected by editor Donna Scott from disparate places, that represent some of the best SF published anywhere in 2018; dreamlike glimpses of pristine worlds that will destroy us before we destroy them; stories of work-based friendships, mistrust and isolation; of alienation and othering; stories of slavery given an acceptable face through beautiful voice and the ever-present need to keep fighting injustice; stories of bodily choice being made a crime; stories of rebellions we thought we’d already had but need to have again. We have another end to childhood. And we have the murder of story itself, involving an AI…

Full contents:

Introduction by Donna Scott
Providence – Alastair Reynolds
Talking to Ghosts at the Edge of the World – Lavie Tidhar
The Miracle Lambs of Minane – Finbarr O'Reilly
Territory Blank – Aliya Whiteley
Throw Caution – Tim Major
Golgotha – Dave Hutchinson
Salvation – Dave Bradley
Waterbirds – G.V. Anderson
Buddy System – Mike Morgan
Do No Harm – Anna Ibbotson
A Change of Heart – Hannah Tougher
Birnam Platoon – Natalia Theodoridou
Good – Sunyi Dean
Hard Times in Nuovo Genova – Chris Barnham
The Escape Hatch – Matthew de Abaitua
P.Q. – James Warner
The Purpose of the Dodo is to be Extinct – Malcolm Devlin
Cat and Mouse – David Tallerman
Before They Left – Colin Greenland
Harry's Shiver – Esme Carpenter
The Whisperer – J.K. Fulton
Death of the Grapevine – Teika Marija Smits
Rainsticks – Matt Thompson
The Veilonaut's Dream – Henry Szabranski
Doomed Youth – Fiona Moore
F Sharp 4 – Tim Pieraccini

"The Best Of British Science Fiction 2018 gives you an interesting selection of what’s happening in the written field today... this is a terrific collection. Enjoy." - SFCrowsnest.

"Overall, an excellent addition to this long-running series and one that even those haven’t been keen on science fiction in the past might want to dip into." - Wulf's Webden

The book is published as a paperback, a limited edition hardback signed by the editor [SOLD OUT], and an eBook.
£12.99 (Paperback)
Published: 21/08/2019
Cat. Number: NCP211
Pages: 312 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-912950-36-2
Editor: Donna Scott
Cover Artist: Les Edwards
Language: English
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