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Catastrophia

Catastrophia

(2010)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
Did you grow up on a diet of catastrophe novels? Classics such as "War of the Worlds", "Death of Grass", "Day of the Triffids", "Greybeard", "The Purple Cloud" and so forth? Did you hone your teen angst through a diet of disaster stories?

This book won't exactly take you back to that Golden Age... because the purpose of "Catastrophia" is to revitalise this sub-genre of Science Fiction for the early twenty-first century. To bring a modern sensibility and craft to the business of ending the world as we know it. These days, there's plenty of catastrophe on screen - whether it be at the cinema or on TV - but we have somewhat let the subject slip in the literary world. No longer!

Award-winning editor Allen Ashley has collected 18 brilliant brand new stories from a mix of established and emerging authors that will take you way beyond Wyndham and well past Wells. Catastrophe stories are alive and kicking.

Buy this book, read this book... while we still have a world in which to do so!

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2010 : UK Hardback
Title: Catastrophia [jhc]
Author(s): Edited by Allen Ashley
ISBN: 1-84863-096-4 / 978-1-84863-096-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: PS Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2010 : UK Hardback
Title: Catastrophia [tc]
Author(s): Edited by Allen Ashley
ISBN: 1-84863-097-2 / 978-1-84863-097-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: PS Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

July 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Catastrophia
Author(s): Brian W Aldiss, James L Sutter, Stuart Young, Ian Sales, Tim Nickels, Jet McDonald, Douglas Thompson, David Gullen, Patrick Shuler
Publisher: PS Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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