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Ian McDonald

UK (1960 - )

Ian McDonald is the author of several highly acclaimed SF novels, including Desolation Road, King of the Morning, Queen of the Night, Kirinya and Chaga. He has also had many stories published in magazines and anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic. Ian McDonald lives in Belfast.
 
Series
Desolation Road
1. Desolation Road (1988)
2. Ares Express (2001)
Desolation RoadAres Express
 
Chaga
1. Evolution's Shore (1995)
     aka Chaga
2. Kirinya (1998)
Tendeleo's Story (2000)
Evolution's ShoreKirinyaTendeleo's Story
 
PlanesrunnerBe My EnemyEmpress of the Sun
 
Anthologies containing stories by Ian McDonald
The Year's Best Fantasy Second Annual CollectionDigital DreamsTales of the Wandering JewFuture Earths : Under African Skies
Omni Best Science Fiction ThreeThe Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Seventh Annual CollectionBlue Motel: Narrow Houses Vol 3Tombs
Tales in SpaceHeaven Sent: 18 Glorious Tales of the AngelsThe Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Eighth Annual CollectionDante's Disciples
Destination UnknownThe Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction 11th Annual CollectionThe Year's Best Science Fiction Fourteenth Annual CollectionDying for It
The Year's Best Science Fiction Sixteenth Annual CollectionThe Year's Best Science Fiction Fifteenth Annual CollectionNanotechThe Furthest Horizon
 
Short stories
The Island of the Dead (1982)
Unfinished Portrait of the King of Pain by Van Gogh (1988)Nebula (nominee)
Visits to Remarkable Cities (1988)
Speaking in Tongues [short story] (1990)
Toward Kilimanjaro (1990)
Fragments of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (1991)
Brody Loved the Masai Woman (1992)
Some Strange Desire (1993)World Fantasy (nominee)
Blue Motel (1994)
Steam (1995)
The Time Garden (1995)
Islington (1996)
Recording Angel (1996)
After Kerry (1997)
The Five O'Clock Whistle (1997)
The Days of Solomon Gursky (1998)


Awards
Nebula nominee (1989) : Unfinished Portrait of the King of Pain by Van Gogh
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1990) : Desolation Road
Philip K Dick Award Best Collection winner (1991) : King of Morning, Queen of Day
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1993) : The Broken Land
Philip K Dick Award nominee (1994) : Scissors Cut Paper Wrap Stone
World Fantasy Best Short story nominee (1994) : Some Strange Desire
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (1996) : Evolution's Shore
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel winner (2004) : River of Gods
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (2005) : River of Gods
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (2005) : River of Gods
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel nominee (2007) : Brasyl
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2008) : Brasyl
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (2011) : The Dervish House


Ian McDonald recommends
Escardy Gap
Escardy Gap (1996)
Peter Crowther and James Lovegrove
"A deliciously nasty treat."



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