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Cosmic Kaleidoscope

By Bob Shaw

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From a winner of the BSFA award for best novel

The second collection of short stories from the prize-winning author of Orbitsville.

Nine stories demonstrate Shaw's superb imaginative range and cynically humorous approach to the world of the future.

Skirmish on a Summer Morning
Unreasonable Facsimile
A Full Member of the Club
The Silent Partners
The Giaconda Caper
An Uncomic Book Horror Story
The Brink
Waltz of the Bodysnatchers
A Little Night Flying

Biographical Notes

Bob Shaw (1931 - 1996)
Bob Shaw was born in Belfast in 1931. After working in engineering, aircraft design and journalism he became a full time writer in 1975. Among his novels are Orbitsville, A Wreath of Stars, The Ragged Astronauts and his best-known work Other Days, Other Eyes, based on the Nebula Award-nominated 'Light of Other Days', the story that made his reputation. Although his SF novels and stories were for the most part serious, Shaw was well-known in fannish circles for his sense of humour, and his witty 'Serious Scientific Talks' were a favourite of attendees at Eastercons. Bob Shaw won two Hugos and three BSFA Awards. He died in 1996.

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  • ISBN: 9780575111134
  • Publication date: 29 Sep 2011
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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