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Adam Roberts


UK flag (1966 - )

aka A R R R Roberts

Adam Roberts is a Senior Reader in English at London University. His first novel, Salt, was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. He has also published a number of academic works on both 19th century poetry and SF.
 
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Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2001) : Salt
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2007) : Gradisil
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (2007) : Gradisil
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2010) : Yellow Blue Tibia
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2010) : Yellow Blue Tibia
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2011) : New Model Army
British Science Fiction Association Best Book winner (2012) : Jack Glass
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel winner (2013) : Jack Glass
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2015) : Bete
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2016) : The Thing Itself


Adam Roberts recommends
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The Human Abstract (2004)
George Mann
"George Mann has forgotten more about science fiction than most people will ever know, and he puts his expertise and his considerable narrative skills to excellent use in this canny, highly readable tale."
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The Memoirs of a Master Forger (2008)
William Heaney
"How sheerly pleasurable it is to sink into a really well built, expertly handled novel. Superb stuff."
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Fenrir (2011)
(Wolfsangel, book 2)
M D Lachlan
"Simply the most exciting, visceral and deeply imaginative writer of fantasy working today."
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The Promise of the Child (2015)
(Amaranthine Spectrum, book 1)
Tom Toner
"Humming with energy, this is space opera like you've never seen it before: absolutely brilliant."

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