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ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
1 ANCIENTS OF DAYS: THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1998, 0575064285 / 9780575064287

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published later by Morrow in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. The second book in McAuley's future history series, preceded by Child of the River (which made the Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List). Millions of years in the future, a group of the humanoid, but not quite human, population explore the artificial world called Confluence. "[E]ndless, variegated stream of images and episodes that McAuley produces from his magic hat." Locus - September 1998, pg. 70. Award History: 1999 Locus Recommended Reading List - Science Fiction Novels.

002465

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CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
2 CHILD OF THE RIVER: THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1997, 0575064277 / 9780575064270

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published by Avon Eos in June 1998.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. "McAuley has begun shaping a powerful epic that could be one of the most important in recent SF." - Locus, December 1997, pg. 68. "It promises to be a major work that will undoubtedly be compared to Majipoor and other SF creations." - Science Fiction Chronicle, February 1998, pg. 59. "On a distant planet seeded with 10,000 bloodlines, beset by crumbling technology and feral machines, a young man seeks his destiny. In this assured and dazzlingly inventive novel, the ever-versatile McAuley tackles the tale of the far future and makes it his own." - Publisher's Weekly. Award History: 1998 Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List.

001093

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MAKING HISTORY (SIGNED), McAuley, Paul J.
3 MAKING HISTORY (SIGNED)
McAuley, Paul J.
PS Publishing, 2000, 1902880099 / 9781902880099

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Hardy, David A.
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition. Limited edition numbered to 200 signed copies. Signed by McAuley and Introducer Michael Swanwick on the limitation page. Full color, wrap-around jacket by David A. Hardy. PS Publising is a specialty publisher of mostly original works, all novellas, commissioned by Peter Crowther. Each one also comes with an original introduction, written by a fellow author. They are true firsts, limited to 200 hardbacks and 300 paperbacks, and signed and numbered. SF novella, chronologically the first of a series dealing with the aftermath of McAuley's "Quiet War" story.
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001577

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SECRET OF LIFE [THE], McAuley, Paul J.
4 SECRET OF LIFE [THE]
McAuley, Paul J.
Voyager, 2001, 0002259044 / 9780002259040

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, true first edition and first printing. (The first US edition was published June, 2001.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. In 2025 the Earth is irreparably damaged. Commercial greed, political infighting and a mass fear that whatever is done will only make things worse hampers the search for scientific solutions to the devastation. An active micro-organism discovered several kilometres below the Mars surface by scientists at the Chinese Martian base is smuggled back to Earth and accidentally plunged into the Pacific Ocean. The "chi" was left undisturbed for 2 billion years on Mars, and it super evolved the ability to swap DNA at will, maximizing its survival whatever the environment. Now a plankton ocean is covering the Pacific, and the question left to answer is: Who is colonizing who? Award History: Nominee for the 2002 Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best SF Novel. (Lost to Bold as Love by Gwyneth Jones); Locus Recommending Reading List for 2001; Best Novel Nominee for the 2001 British Science Fiction Awards. (Lost to Chasm City by Alaistar Reynolds.)

001849

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SHRINE OF STARS: THE THIRD BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE, McAuley, Paul J.
5 SHRINE OF STARS: THE THIRD BOOK OF THE CONFLUENCE
McAuley, Paul J.
Gollancz, 1999, 0575064293 / 9780575064294

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Young, Paul
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The Third Book of the Confluence trilogy, set 10 million years in mankind's future. Preceded by Child of the River (Gollancz 1997) and Ancients of Days (Gollancz 1998).

001327

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WHOLE WIDE WORLD, McAuley, Paul J.
6 WHOLE WIDE WORLD
McAuley, Paul J.
Voyager, 2001, 0002259036 / 9780002259033

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (The first US edition was published by Tor in May, 2002.) Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. A noir SF thriller set in near-future Britain. "Despite the bleak background of Whole Wide World, there's a thoroughly satisfying outcome. A good, tough and thoughtful SF thriller." - David Langford, Amazon website. Award History: Locus Recommending Reading List for 2001. (Locus, February, 2002.)

002064

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