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"A superb short story writer" The Independent
John Burke's collection of SIX short stories, Alien Landscapes, is an intense addition to the science fiction canon.
Experimental and fascinating, Burke's tales cover a range of themes from a disturbing narrative around an invasion of Martians, to a grand alien council overlooking Earth. Claims of a man who believes he is the only human left alive, a tale delving into the realm of 'once upon a time', and many more are sure to delight fans of this classic genre.
Accompanying these tales, Alien Landscapes provides many more imaginative and captivating stories. Burke's outstanding novella 'The Old Man of the Stars' is also included in this anthology.
Alien Landscapes includes some of the finest works of John Burke's career, 1949-2012, as a novelist and short story writer. This collection incorporates the best of his contributions to leading British science-fiction magazines such as New Worlds and Authentic Science Fiction.
John Burke was an immensely talented and prolific author of a diverse range of fiction, including science fiction. His works are renowned within the canon of classic Sci Fi. He published under a wide variety of pseudonyms in as many genres, as well as adapting screenplays for television and film. He died in 2011.
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June 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition