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John Crowley

On This Day: Doctor John Dee

We find ourselves in conflicted times – Manichean days, where battle lines are routinely drawn and in all walks of life, it seems, we must choose: are you with us, or agin us? Are you Left or Right? Capitalist or communist? Leave or Remain? And nowhere is this seen more starkly than in the relationship […]

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Gateway Essentials: John Crowley

John Crowley was born in 1942 and has worked in documentary films and TV since 1966. The Deep, his first SF novel, was published in 1975 and was followed by Beasts, Engine Summer and Great Work of Time. In his later work, Little, Big, Aegypt and Love and Sleep, he has moved into writing fantasy […]

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Happy Birthday, John Crowley!

Today SF Gateway wishes a very Happy Birthday to three-time World Fantasy Award-winner, John Crowley. John Crowley is the author of a hugely-acclaimed body of SF and Fantasy, including SF Masterworks The Deep and Engine Summer and Fantasy Masterworks Little, Big and Aegypt. paperback | eBook   paperback | eBook   paperback | eBook paperback | […]

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Fantasy Masterworks Spotlight: Little, Big

A magical, funny, eloquent, unforgettable fantasy about a house filled with enchantment and the strange folk who inhabit it. We are delighted to present this new edition of John Crowley’s World Fantasy Award-winning novel, with a new introduction by Graham Sleight. Edgewood is many houses, all put inside each other, or across each other. It’s […]

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The Fantasy Masterworks

Following on from the well-received list of SF Masterworks, we’re delighted to present – for your fantastical reading pleasure – a similar list of the recently-restyled Fantasy Masterworks. 10/10/2013 Aegypt John Crowley PB 10/10/2013 The Dragon Griaule Lucius Shepard PB 10/10/2013 Last Call Tim Powers PB 14/11/2013 The Falling Woman Pat Murphy PB 12/12/2013 The […]

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Related Categories: Fantasy, Masterworks, Robert Holdstock

Fantasy Masterworks: the List So Far . . .

As we approach the 2014 World Fantasy Convention, held this year in Washington D.C., we thought it might be a good time to bring you all up-to-date with the re-launched Fantasy Masterworks series. Et voila! October 2013: Aegypt by John Crowley [paperback | eBook] October 2013: The Dragon Griaule by Lucius Shepard [paperback | eBook] […]

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On This Day: John Dee

We find ourselves in conflicted times – Manichean days, where battle lines are routinely drawn and in all walks of life, it seems, we must choose: are you with us, or agin us? Are you Left or Right? Capitalist or communist? Pro-Europe or Anti-Europe? And nowhere is this seen more starkly than in the relationship […]

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Readers Choice Winner for November

The Readers’ Choice submissions for November were a fascinating cross-section of SF & fantasy. From the always-excellent Pat Cadigan we had R. A. MacAvoy‘s Tea with the Black Dragon – shortlisted for the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy and Philip K. Dick Awards! – while Gateway forum stalwart Starman Dave chose John Crowley‘s 1975 debut The […]

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Readers Choice Winner for October

It’s probably redundant to point this out on a website devoted to classic science fiction, but the Readers’ Choice submissions for October were all very . . . classic. We had Fritz Leiber‘s Hugo Award-winning The Big Time, the third volume of The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon: Killdozer!, arguably Poul Anderson‘s finest single novel, […]

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Related Categories: Readers' Choice, Uncategorized

Fantasy Masterwork of the Week: Aegypt

There are some people — and I’m one of them — for whom life consists only of passing time between novels by John Crowley Michael Chabon So. How does one follow that?  Maybe the best way is to let the book speak for itself . . .   There is more than one history of […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Deep

John Crowley is probably best known for his fantasy – most notably his Aegypt sequence and the career-defining Little, Big, for which he won the World Fantasy Award. However, he started his career writing science fiction: Engine Summer, Beasts and, of course, The Deep, our current SF Masterwork of the Week. For many generations the […]

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Readers’ Choice: The First Month

Is it just us or is time accelerating? How can it possibly be the middle of March already?  But as it is the middle of March, you know what that means? It means that we’ve already had our first month of Readers’ Choice spotlights. How time flies. Thanks to you, our discerning readers, over the […]

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Related Categories: Housekeeping, Readers' Choice

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