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James P Blaylock


USA (1950 - )

aka William Ashbless

James P. Blaylock is the author of numerous novels, including the Philip K. Dick Award-winning Homunculus, The Digging Leviathan, Land of Dreams, The Paper Grail, All the Bells of Earth, and The Rainy Season. He lives in California.

Genres: Fantasy
 
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Short stories
Paper Dragons (1985)Nebula Awards (nominee)
World Fantasy
The Shadow on the Doorstep [short story] (1986)
Unidentified Objects (1987)
We Traverse Afar (1993) (with Tim Powers)
Thirteen Phantasms (1996)World Fantasy


Awards
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1986) : Paper Dragons
Philip K Dick Award Best Book winner (1986) : Homunculus
World Fantasy Best Short Story winner (1986) : Paper Dragons
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1989) : The Last Coin
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1989) : The Last Coin
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1992) : The Paper Grail
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1993) : The Paper Grail
World Fantasy Best Collection nominee (1993) : Lord Kelvin's Machine
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1996) : All the Bells on Earth
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1996) : All the Bells on Earth
World Fantasy Best Short Story winner (1997) : Thirteen Phantasms
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (2000) : The Rainy Season


James P Blaylock recommends

The Drawing of the Dark (1979)
Tim Powers
"The seamless and seemingly effortless blend of action and humor, the wonderful characters, the rich settings, the brilliant plot - all of it is perfect."

Infernal Devices (1986)
(Infernal Devices , book 1)
K W Jeter
"This is the real thing - a mad inventor, curious coins, murky London alleys and windblown Scottish Isles ...a wild and extravagant plot that turns up new mysteries with each succeeding page."

The Bookman (2010)
(Bookman Histories, book 1)
Lavie Tidhar
"A stunningly imaginative remix of history, technology, literature, and Victorian adventure thats impossible to put down... simply the best book I've read in a long time."


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