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Christopher Priest was born in Cheshire, England. He has published eleven novels, three short-story collections, and a number of other books, including critical works, biographies, novelizations, and children’s nonfiction. In 1996 Priest won the World Fantasy Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel The Prestige, which was adapted into a film by Christopher Nolan in 2006. His most recent novel, The Separation, won both the Arthur C. Clarke Award and the British Science Fiction Association Award. Priest and his wife, the writer Leigh Kennedy, live in Hastings, England, with their twin children.
John Clute was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1940, but has lived most of his life in England. He has won three Hugo Awards for his nonfiction. Recent work includes Appleseed, a novel, The Darkening Garden: A Short Lexicon of Horror, and Canary Fever: Reviews.
A science fiction classic. One of my favorite books by Christopher Priest.Published 5 months ago by Luke
This is one of those books that, once read, you can never forget. It took me awhile to decide that I liked it quite a bit, almost at a five star level, but not quite. Read morePublished 7 months ago by N. Lee Beneze
Breaks some "rules", created some new ones. A bit techno but draws you in. Written before Game of Thrones or Hunger Games it has the same 21st Century world view.Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
Something about the premise of this book really resonated with me, and having read several other of Priest's books and enjoyed his style, I was excited to see how he would treat... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Josh Lawson
I understand but, what happened? Can they be saved just by turning it off?
Another good book that makes you think! Old, but not dated, hard sci-fi at its finest!
I'm having trouble describing Inverted World. Arthur C Clarke vs. China Mieville with a little Orwell on the side, perhaps? This is well written, well paced and very original. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Punk rock patti
This is an amazing story. I'm pretty cynical but this book surpassed my expectations. Buy Buy Buy this book, you wont regret it.Published 11 months ago by Jonathan Duff
I enjoy science fiction but am not a die-hard fan, which explains why I did not read this book over 30 years ago. The book was gripping and hard to put down. Read morePublished 12 months ago by agmorgan