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The New Space Opera

All-New Stories of Science Fiction Adventure

The New Space Opera( 2 customer ratings | )
Author: Dozois, Gardner
Strahan, Jonathan
Publication Date:Jun 2007
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

In the late 1970s, the release of George Lucas's Star Wars brought unprecedented attention to the romantic, epic potential of space adventure, and it hasn't stopped since! What sets space opera apart from any other kind of fiction is its sheer scale. It is about bursting out ... it is about going beyond.Looking at things every which way are eighteen fabulous writers, including Peter F. Hamilton, Ken McLeod, Nancy Kress, Alastair Reynolds, Dan Simmons, Steven Baxter and many other top...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / Collections & Anthologies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.5 x 23.3 x 4 cm
Book Weight:0.736 Kilograms
Author Biography
Dozois, Gardner (Author)
Gardner Dozois was born in Salem, Massachusetts on July 23, 1947. After working as an Army journalist, he became a science fiction and fantasy editor and author. He was the founding editor of The Year's Best Science Fiction anthologies and editor of Asimov's from 1984 until 2004. His work as an editor received more than 40 Hugo Awards, 40 Nebula Awards, and 30 Locus Awards. He received the Hugo Award for Best Professional Editor 15 times between 1988 and his retirement from Asimov's in 2004.

He wrote books including Strangers and short stories including The Peacemaker and Morning Child, which won the Nebula Award for Short Story in 1983 and 1984, respectively. He also collaborated with George R. R. Martin on a series of themed anthologies including Songs of the Dying Earth, Old Mars, Dangerous Women, and Rogues. In 2011, Dozois was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. He died on May 27, 2018 at the age of 70.


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