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A Bertram Chandler

Gateway Essentials: A. Bertram Chandler

Born on this day in Aldershot, in 1912, A(rthur) Bertram Chandler was a British writer who served in the Merchant Navy from 1928. He sailed the world in everything from tramp steamers to troop transports, and emigrated to Australia in 1956, where he commanded merchant ships under Australian and New Zealand flags until his retirement […]

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On This Day: A. Bertram Chandler Died

On this day in 1984, Anglo-Australian SF author A. Bertram Chandler died. Very few* SF writers were also officers in the British Merchant Marines and the Australian and New Zealand merchant navies, but Chandler was one of them! For more information on the man and his works, we refer you to our post from earlier […]

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New Title Spotlight: The Road to the Rim

Meet John Grimes at the very beginning of a career that will lead him to fame and glory out at the edge of the galaxy, out where the laws of men are nonexistent, and those of nature itself are sometimes tenuous … Someday Grimes will be a Commodore in the secessionist Rim Worlds Navy, but […]

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New Title Spotlight: Kelly Country

Last month after welcoming A. Bertram Chandler to the SF Gateway we made a blog post about a suggested reading order for his rather impressive body of work. This month’s new title spotlight is another fantastic place to start!     There was a Ned Kelly. He lived and breathed and fought for what he […]

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Publication Day!

The SF Gateway is off to a cracking start this year, with January bringing you 27 exciting new* titles to read! Including a hilarious Hugo Award-nominated comedy adventure by Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer, a macabre masterpiece of dark fantasy by Charles G. Finney, a whole host of brilliant titles by R.A. Lafferty and […]

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A. Bertram Chandler: A Reading Order

At the end of November last year, we started publishing eBooks of the work of A. Bertram Chandler, author of (among others) the John Grimes series of space adventures. A. Bertram Chandler (1912-1984) Arthur Bertram Chandler was a British-Australian science fiction author born in Aldershot, England in 1912. He sailed the world in everything from […]

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