Alastair Reynolds
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Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds was born in Wales in 1966. He has a Ph.D. in astronomy. From 1991 until 2007, he lived in The Netherlands, where he was employed by The European Space Agency as an astrophysicist. He is now a full-time writer.
Photo by Robert Day [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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    • Revelation Space

    • By: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 22 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,686
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,033
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,034

    Nine hundred thousand years ago, something annihilated the Amarantin civilization just as it was on the verge of discovering space flight....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Challenging noir space opera bursting with ideas

    • By cmthomas on 02-03-10

    Regular price: $39.99

    • Pushing Ice

    • By: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 19 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,549
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,095
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,109

    2057. Humanity has raised exploiting the solar system to an art form....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Proof that a good story doesn't require a trilogy

    • By Jesse on 01-14-12

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Chasm City

    • By: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 23 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,408
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,019
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,021

    The once-utopian Chasm City - a domed human settlement on an otherwise inhospitable planet - has been overrun by a virus known as the Melding Plague....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enter Revelation Space HERE

    • By Tango on 10-11-13

    Regular price: $39.99

    • The Prefect

    • By: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 19 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,352
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,007
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,009

    Tom Dreyfus is a Prefect, a law enforcement officer with the Panoply....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best yet of the Revelation Space series

    • By Michael G Kurilla on 04-03-11

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Redemption Ark

    • By: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 27 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,049
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,638
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,647

    Late in the 26th century, the human race has advanced enough to accidentally trigger the Inhibitors---alien-killing machines designed to detect intelligent life and destroy it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stick with this series!

    • By Michael on 05-22-10

    Regular price: $41.99

    • House of Suns

    • By: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 18 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,465
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,035
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,041

    Six million years ago, at the very dawn of the starfaring era, Abigail Gentian fractured herself into a thousand male and female clones: the shatterlings....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cerebral, Banksian space opera

    • By Ryan on 06-20-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Elysium Fire

    • By: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 17 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 553
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 511
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 510

    Elysium Fire is a smoldering tale of murderers, secret cultists, tampered memories, and unthinkable power, of bottomless corruption and overpowering idealism....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Reynolds fan left cold

    • By Zach on 01-25-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Absolution Gap

    • By: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 27 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,608
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,294

    The Inhibitors were designed to eliminate any life-form reaching a certain level of intelligence---and they've targeted humanity....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Giant plot problems!!! [Spoilers of stupid stuff]

    • By Gi'me my stuff!!!! on 01-31-15

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Revenger

    • By: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 880
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 817
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 813

    A superb science fiction adventure set in the rubble of a ruined universe, this is a deep space heist story of kidnap, betrayal, alien artifacts, and revenge....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • warning headphone users: volume needs normalizing

    • By A0A2 95AB DC34 69C9 on 03-08-17

    Regular price: $26.22

    • Terminal World

    • By: Alastair Reynolds
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 881
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 880

    Spearpoint, the last human city, is an atmosphere-piercing spire of vast size....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This ain't your fathers Alastair Reynolds

    • By DAVID on 09-10-10

    Regular price: $38.49

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