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Who is Stephen Baxter
Stephen Baxter was born on 13th November 1957 in Liverpool, England. He is an author of hard science fiction with degrees in both mathematics and aeroengineering research. He takes great influence from Sci/Fi pioneer, H. G. Wells and Arthur C. Clarke. In 2006 he became the vice-president of the international H. G. Wells Society. In 1995, he won the John W. Campbell Award and the Philip K. Dick Award for his standalone novel The Time Ships (1995).
His most notable works come under his Xeelee Sequence Series, which consists of 17 books, the last one Xeelee: Redemption came out in 2019. And his Manifold Series which consists of three novels and a book collection of short stories, all of which came out around 1999-2001. He also worked with Terry Pratchett to create the successful The Long Earth Series.
13th of November, 1957 in Liverpool, UK.
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Xeelee Sequence #1
Published by Grafton Books
3.69 out of 5 on Goodreads
Below you can find out more about the book series that Stephen Baxter has done and the best reading order for them.
1992: Raft, Nominated for Best First Novel:
– Arthur C. Clarke Award
– Locus Award
1995: The Time Ships, BSFA Award for SF Novel
1996: The Time Ships, Philip K. Dick Award
1999: Vacuum Diagrams, Philip K. Dick Award
2000: Huddle, Locus Award for Best Novelette
Well, don’t stand about like that, man; if you’re no use you’re certainly no ornament. Bring that in and tell me what it says.”
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