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Old March 17 2013, 11:48 AM   #1
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Iain M Banks, Peter F Hamilton and China Miéville

Morning, folks -


I manage to get across here so rarely these days, but I realised I'd been negelecting my buds, and I miss you!


Last year I had been posting links to the interviews I had been doing for my website, but things got busy, so with apologies for my tardiness, our recent science fiction authors -

Iain M Banks, creator of the Culture series, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year with The Hydrogen Sonata -

http://www.geekchocolate.co.uk/index...view&Itemid=68

Peter F Hamilton, creator of the Commonwealth saga, whose last novel was the standalone Great North Road -

http://www.geekchocolate.co.uk/index...view&Itemid=68

And China Miéville, three time winner of the Arthur C Clarke award for Perdido Street Station, Iron Council and The City & The City, who most recently recreated Moby Dick on a distant planet in Railsea and is currently writing Dial H -

http://www.geekchocolate.co.uk/index...view&Itemid=68

All of them were fantastic guys to interview, so I hope you enjoy.

And now I need to start making arrangements for the next batch of interviews...
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Old March 17 2013, 07:52 PM   #2
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Thanks!
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Old March 17 2013, 09:55 PM   #3
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Re: Iain M Banks, Peter F Hamilton and China Miéville

Totally welcome - hope you enjoyed them!
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Old March 17 2013, 10:41 PM   #4
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Hamilton's "Greg Mandel" trilogy, about a private eye in a near-future transformed by global warming, are also worth reading.

(Full disclosure: I was involved with publishing the original American editions. And once had a very nice dinner with Peter at a Worldcon in Glasgow.)
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Old March 17 2013, 11:14 PM   #5
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Peter was very nice both times I've met him - just wish I had more time to read more of his books!
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