[5], The Prefect marked a return to the Revelation Space universe. Select the department you want to search in.

Published in January 2019, it will soon be followed by BONE SILENCE. Often the protagonists from one work belong to a group that is regarded with suspicion or enmity by the protagonists of another work. Reynolds states that he is "firmly intending" to return to the Pushing Ice setting to write a sequel. Alastair Preston Reynolds (born 13 March 1966) is a British science fiction author. According to Alastair himself, no sequel will ever be made on Century Rain. From 2010, he has blogged at Approaching Pavonis Mons by balloon (a link to the blog can also be found at his website, AlastairReynolds.com/blog. His works are hard science fiction veiled behind space opera and noir toned stories, and reflect his professional expertise with physics and astronomy, included by extrapolating future technologies in terms that are consistent, for the most part, with current science.

It is set prior to any of the other Revelation Space novels, though still 200 years after the original human settlement is established on the planet Yellowstone in the Epsilon Eridani system.

Although most characters appear in more than one novel, the works set within this future timeline rarely have the same protagonists twice. ), Aurora Rising (The Prefect Dreyfus Emergencies Book 1), (

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He is an interesting author since he used to be a space scientist and now is a full-time writer, even though for a time the two activities were running parallel. Revelation Space book. [6] This sub-series within the Revelation Space universe is now called The Prefect Dreyfus Emergencies. Most of Reynolds's novels contain multiple storylines that originally appear to be completely unrelated, but merge later in the story.

There, he worked for the European Space Research and Technology Centre, part of the European Space Agency, until 2004 when he left to pursue writing full-time.

[11] His novels Absolution Gap and The Prefect have also been nominated for previous BSFA awards. [4], Pushing Ice is also a standalone story, with characters from much less distant in the future than in any of his other novels, set into a framework storyline that extends much further into the future of humanity than any of his previous novels. He has a Ph.D. in astronomy.

315 Something went wrong. Reynolds's previous protagonists started out fully absorbed in the exoticisms of the future setting and his previous Revelation Space works have several interlinked story threads, not necessarily contemporaneous. ), Elysium Fire (The Prefect Dreyfus Emergencies Book 2), ( [2] In 1991, he moved to Noordwijk in the Netherlands where he met his wife Josette (who is from France). He spent his early years in Cornwall, moved back to Wales before going to Newcastle, where he read physics and astronomy. The Revelation Space series includes six novels, seven novellas, and six short stories set over a span of several centuries, spanning approximately CE 2205 to 40 000, although the novels are all set in a 300-year period spanning from CE 2427 to 2727.

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