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The Recollection: Tenth Anniversary Edition

Tenth anniversary re-issue of the critically acclaimed space opera by a master of British SF, with beautiful new cover art.

“Gareth L. Powell joins the ranks of Reynolds, Banks, Hamilton and others at the forefront of science fiction.” SF Book Reviews

“It is an evil born of war. It is the end of all things.”

Four hundred years ago, Ed and Alice Rico threw themselves through a mysterious portal on the London Underground, hunting for Ed’s lost brother—Alice’s husband—Verne.

Now, starship captain Katherine Abdulov embarks on a desperate race against ruthless rival captain—and her former lover—Victor Luciano, to try and earn back her family’s trust.

Tomorrow, all their lives will be thrown together by disaster, as an ancient evil stirs among the stars, threatening the survival of all life…

“If you read only one space opera this year, it's got to be The Recollection.” - The Guardian

“Gareth L. Powell joins the ranks of Reynolds, Banks, Hamilton and others at the forefront of science fiction.” - SF Book Reviews

“Stunning, fresh and exciting, great adventure, elegantly strung together.” - SFReviews.com

Gareth L. Powell was born in Bristol in 1970 and still lives nearby. He began writing at school and sold his first professional short story to Interzone magazine in 2006. He has written many novels, including the Embers of War series, the Ack-Ack Macaque trilogy, and the standalone novels The Recollection and Silversands. He has also written two short story collections, the horror novella Ragged Alice, and the nonfiction guide, About Writing. Powell’s novels have twice won the British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel and been finalists for both the Locus Award in the US and the Seiun Award in Japan.

“If you read only one space opera this year, it's got to be The Recollection.” 

– The Guardian

“Gareth L. Powell joins the ranks of Reynolds, Banks, Hamilton and others at the forefront of science fiction.”

– SF Book Reviews

“Stunning, fresh and exciting, great adventure, elegantly strung together.” 

– SFReviews.com

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