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Reynolds, Alastair 1966-

Works: 90 works in 530 publications in 10 languages and 15,431 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Short stories, English  Steampunk fiction  Upside-down books  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6068.E95, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alastair Reynolds
Chasm City by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The once-utopian Chasm City - a domed human settlement on an otherwise inhospitable planet - has been overrun by a virus known as the Melding Plague, capable of infecting any body, organic or computerized. Now, with the entire city corrupted - from its people to the very buildings they inhabit - only the most wretched, grim sort of existence remains." And it is through this city that security operative Tanner Mirabel must pursue the object of his vendetta: a lowlife postmortal named Argent Reivich. But as Reivich keeps slipping through the cracks of Chasm, Tanner will be taken far beyond the mere settling of a score - to come face to face with a centuries-old atrocity that history would rather forg
Revelation space by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

41 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nine hundred thousand years ago, something annihilated the Amarantin civilization just when it was on the verge of discovering space flight. ... Even after colonists discover an almost perfectly preserved city on the planet, only the archaeological community seems interested." But one scientist, Dan Sylveste, "forges a dangerous alliance with the crew of the starship Nostalgia for Infinity," in a quest for the truth."--Jacket
Blue remembered Earth by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One-hundred-and-fifty years from now, the moon and Mars are settled, and colonies stretch all the way out to the edge of the solar system. But something has come to light on the Moon--secrets that could change everything--or tear this near utopia apart
Redemption ark by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accidentally triggering the Inhibitors, alien killing machines designed to seek out and destroy all intelligent life, all humankind in the twenty-sixth century faces certain annihiliation
Century rain by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist Verity Auger spends her time exploring the landscape of Earth, which has been rendered uninhabitable by a technological catastrophe, and when a section of mid-twentieth century Earth is found perfectly preserved, she believes sh has found a link to the past that may help her protect the future
The prefect by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Dreyfus is a Prefect, a law enforcement officer with the Panoply. His beat is the multi-faceted utopian society of the Glitter Band. His current case: investigating a murderous attack against one of the habitats that leaves nine hundred people dead, a crime that appalls even a hardened cop like Dreyfus. But then his investigation uncovers something even more potentially dangerous--a covert plot by an enigmatic entity seeking nothing less than total control of the Glitter Band
Terminal world by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a far distant future, an enforcement agent named Quillon has been living incognito in the last human city of Spearpoint, working as a pathologist in the district morgue. But when a near-dead angel drops onto his dissecting table, his world is wrenched apart. For the angel is a winged posthuman from Spearpoint's Celestial Levels, and with the dying body comes bad news--to save the angel's life, Quillon must leave his home and travel into the cold and hostile lands beyond the city
Pushing ice by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2057, Bella Lind and the crew of the Rockhopper mine comets for their ice, but when Janus, one of Saturn's ice moons, inexplicably leaves its orbit and heads out of the solar system at high speed, Lind is assigned to follow it
House of suns by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six million years ago, at the dawn of the star-faring era, Abigail Gentian fractured herself into a thousand male and female clones, which she called shatterlings. She sent them out into the galaxy to observe and document the rise and fall of countless human empires. Now someone is eliminating them.--From publisher description
Absolution gap by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clavain and his companions seek refuge on a remote moon, light-years away from the ancient killing machines wreaking havoc on the universe, only to discover that to defeat this enemy they must forge an alliance with an even more deadly "ally."
Diamond dogs ; Turquoise days by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Diamond Dogs," Richard Swift heads to the planet Golgotha, home to a mysterious structure which is responsible for the destruction of a starship, and in "Turquoise Days," one woman holds the key to preserving life on the planet of Turquoise
Galactic north by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of eight short stories and novellas based on the universe of Revelation Space that capture a dark and dangerous future world of squabbling human space colonies, mysterious alien civilizations, and vast starships
On the steel breeze by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" The award-winning author of Blue Remembered Earth continues his saga as the next generation of the Akinya family crosses interstellar space seeking humanity's future Chiku Akinya, great granddaughter of the legendary space explorer Eunice and heir to the family empire, is just one among millions on a long one way journey towards a planet they hope to call their new home. For Chiku, the journey is a personal one, undertaken to ensure that the Akinya family achieves its destiny among the stars. The passengers travel in huge self-contained artificial worlds-holoships-putting their faith in a physics they barely understand. Chiku's ship is called Zanzibar-and over time, she will discover it contains an awesome secret-one which will lead her to question almost every certainty about her voyage, and its ultimate destiny"--
Zima blue and other stories by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories in 'Zima Blue' represent a more optimistic take on humanity's future, a view that says there may be wars, there may be catastrophes and cosmic errors, but something human will still survive
Slow bullets by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A vast conflict, one that has encompassed hundreds of worlds and solar systems, appears to be finally at an end. A conscripted soldier is beginning to consider her life after the war and the family she has left behind. But for Scur-and for humanity-peace is not to be. On the brink of the ceasefire, Scur is captured by a renegade war criminal, and left for dead in the ruins of a bunker. She revives aboard a prisoner transport vessel. Something has gone terribly wrong with the ship. Passengers-combatants from both sides of the war-are waking up from hibernation far too soon. Their memories, embedded in bullets, are the only links to a world which is no longer recognizable. And Scur will be reacquainted with her old enemy, but with much higher stakes than just her own life"--Page 4 of cover
Harvest of time by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Unit is called in to investigate a mysterious incident on a North Sea drilling platform, the Doctor discovers that the Brigadier and others are starting to forget about the Master, Unit's highest-profile prisoner
The year's best science fiction : thirty-first annual collection( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world in the year's best short stories"--
Revelation space by Alastair Reynolds( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revelation space redefines the space opera with a staggering journey across vast gulfs of time and space to confront the very nature of reality itself
Absolution gap by Alastair Reynolds( )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Inhibitors were designed to eliminate any life-form reaching a certain level of intelligence---and they've targeted humanity. War veteran Clavain and a ragtag group of refugees have fled into hiding. Their leadership is faltering, and their situation is growing more desperate. But their little colony has just received an unexpected visitor: an avenging angel with the power to lead mankind to safety--or draw down its darkest enemy. And as she leads them to an apparently insignificant moon light-years away, it begins to dawn on Clavain and his companions that to beat one enemy, it may be necessary to forge an alliance with something much worse
Thousandth night ; Minla's flowers by Alastair Reynolds( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many of us, the Ace Double Novels of the 50s and 60s have long been a source both of pleasure and nostalgia. This new double volume from Subterranean Press stands squarely in that distinguished tradition, offering a pair of colorful, fast-paced stories from the reigning master of the intergalactic space opera: Alastair Reynolds. Thousandth Night, the genesis for the epic novel House of Suns, is quintessential Reynolds. A visionary account of intrigue, ambition, and technological marvels set within a beautifully realized far-future milieu, it combines world-class storytelling with a provocative meditation on the mystery, grandeur, and inconceivable immensity of the universe. The masterful novella Minla's Flowers features Merlin, a familiar figure to Reynolds's readers. Diverted by technical difficulties to a planet known as Lecythus, Merlin finds himself forced to play a part in the moral and military dilemmas of a world on the verge of extinction
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Alternative Names
Alastair Reynolds astrofisico e scrittore britannico

Alastair Reynolds astrophysicien

Alastair Reynolds britischer Science Fiction-Autor

Alastair Reynolds Brits schrijver

Alastair Reynolds pisarz walijski

Reynolds, Alastair

Аластер Рейнолдс

Алистър Рейнолдс

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English (286)

German (32)

Spanish (15)

French (13)

Finnish (5)

Russian (3)

Czech (3)

Dutch (1)

Danish (1)

Italian (1)

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