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MacLeod, Ian R. 1956-

Works: 37 works in 93 publications in 6 languages and 3,039 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Steampunk fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Short stories  History  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author
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The light ages by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Nearing the end of a Third Age of Industry fueled by a magical substanced named aether, Robert Borrow, the son of a guildsman, becomes involved in a revolution to end a society based on inequality, greed, and corruption
The house of storms by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Alice Meynell, Greatgrandmistress of the Guild of Telegraphers, is willing to commit murder to establish her own power and assure the future of her tubercular son, Ralph. To save his life, she makes a deal with the Chosen, magical beings so warped by aether that they can no longer live in human society. As Ralph's health improves, however, he falls in love with Marion Price, a servant girl who eventually bears his child. Alice, acting in what she believes is Ralph's best interests, forces them to separate, secretly sending the baby to live with the Chosen. Years pass, civil war breaks out, and Alice, Ralph and Marion pursue their varied destinies
The year's best science fiction : thirty-first annual collection ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
"In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world in the year's best short stories"--
The great wheel by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
A novel on missionary work in the future. The protagonist is Father John Alston, a priest who works in a Third World country plagued by pollution and disease--from which he is immune because of an implant. The year is 2170. Through his eyes is seen the technological gap between the rich West and the world's have-nots
The best science fiction & fantasy of the year ( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
The best, most original and brightest science fiction and fantasy stories from around the globe from the past twelve months are brought together in one collection by multiple award winning editor Jonathan Strahan. This highly popular series now reaches volume eight and will include stories from both the biggest names in the field and the most exciting new talents. Previous volumes have included stories from Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Cory Doctorow, Stephen Baxter, Elizabeth Bear, Joe Abercrombie, Paolo Bacigalupi, Holly Black, Garth Nix, Jeffrey Ford, Margo Lanagan, Bruce Sterling, Adam Robets, Ellen Klages, and many many more. With this volume the series comes to a new home at Solaris, publishers of Jonathan Strahan's award-winning original Infinities SF anthologies and the and Fearsome fantasy anthologies
Voyages by starlight by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories ranging from fantasy to horror. The story, Ellen O'Hara, is on the Irish struggle for independence, while Grownup is on a world where there are three sexes
Breathmoss and other exhalations by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in Polish and English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Song of time by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Near the end of the twenty-first century, an old woman in Cornwall rescues a nude young man from the ocean, somehow dragging him from the beach to her well-appointed house. She is a world-famous violinist, who, despite having taken full advantage of life-prolonging therapeutics, knows death is near. He is obviously educated but lacks all personal knowledge. She calls him Adam. It suits her needs to reminisce and his to listen. Her remembrances are punctuated by daily life with Adam until she has told him all
Journeys : stories by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Wake up and dream by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"All one-time actor and unlicensed matrimonial private eye Clark Gable has to do is impersonate a wealthy scriptwriter for a few hours, and sign the contract for the biopic of the inventor of a device which has changed the world of entertainment forever. What could go wrong? Already, he's seeing ghosts--but that's nothing unusual. Europe is devastated by war and America is sleep-walking into Fascism--but what's that got to do with him?"--Publisher's description
Past magic by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The summer isles by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Winner of the World Fantasy Award and the Sidewise Award for Alternate History: A pastel-hued yet chilling alternate vision of England, The Summer Isles views the nightmare that the country has become since Germany & rsquo;s victory in the Great War, through the eyes of a man whose life lies close to the heart of history In 1918 the Allies were defeated. A closeted gay teacher, Griffin Brooke has witnessed the monumental changes his nation has undergone since being crushed by Germany & rsquo;s superior fighting forces twenty-two years earlier. First came the financial collapse and crippling inflation, then the fascist uprising in the thirties that brought John Arthur to power. Now, in 1940, England has resurrected itself & mdash;but at a terrible cost. With homosexuality decreed a serious crime against the state by the dictator who was once his most avid student, Griffin has remained silent while England & rsquo;s gay population has mysteriously dwindled ... along with the nation & rsquo;s Jews. But in the twilight of his years, elevated to the role of tutor in an Oxford college, Griffin is getting anxious. Thinking back on a life lived in shadow & mdash;and on his one great love affair with a young soldier during the height of the Great War & mdash;Griffin knows that revealing a secret he has guarded for decades could have devastating consequences for Britain, the world, and especially for the fascist tyrant Arthur, who cites his former teacher as a mentor and major influence
Les îles du soleil by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
En 1940, dans une Grande-Bretagne soumise au fascisme, cette uchronie raconte l'histoire personnelle de Geoffrey Brook, professeur d'Oxford tourmenté par son homosexualité et condamné à court terme par le cancer. Par retours successifs sur sa vie et sa relation avec Francis, mort à la guerre, le lecteur découvre quel rôle Geoffrey a joué dans l'histoire. Prix World Fantasy Award 1999
Best new horror by Stephen Jones( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Best and grisliest short stories of today. For twenty-five years this series has been published in the United Kingdom as The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, and now comes to the US to delight and terrify thriller enthusiasts. This has been the world's leading annual anthology dedicated solely to showcasing the best in contemporary horror fiction. This newest volume offers outstanding new writing by masters of the genre, such as Joan Aiken, Peter Atkins, Ramsey Campbell, Christopher Fowler, Joe R. Lansdale, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Robert Silverberg, Michael Marshall Smith, Evangeline Walton, and many others!
Poumon vert by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
La 4e de couv. indique : "Lors de sa douzième année standard, pendant la saison des Pluies Douces habarienne, Jalila quitte les hautes plaines de Tabuthal. un voyage sans retour - le premier. Elle et ses trois mères s'installent à Al Janb, une ville côtière bien différente des terres hautes qui ont vu grandir la jeune fille. Jalila doute du bien-fondé de son déménagement. Ici, tout est étrange. Il y a d'abord ces vaisseaux, qui percent le ciel tels des missiles. Et puis ces créatures d'outre-monde inquiétantes, qu'on rencontre parfois dans les rues bondées. Et enfin, surtout, la plus étrange des choses étranges, cet homme croisé par le plus pur des hasards - oui, un... mâle. Une révélation qui ne signifie qu'une chose : Jalila va devoir grandir, et vite ; jusqu'à percer à jour le plus extraordinaire secret des Dix Milles et Un Mondes..."
Frost on glass by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"A famous, creatively-blocked, novelist faces exile or execution unless he can write a new story in the title novella of this collection, and the theme of writing threads through the pages of the entire book. As well as eleven dazzling stories that explore strange pasts and new futures, there are pieces drawn from the writer's life, substantial commentaries on the origins and development of each of the stories, and a major new essay on how ideas are developed. Both a magnificent gathering of fiction and a penetrating examination of the craft of writing, Frost on Glass memorably showcases and analyses the storytelling genius of Ian R. MacLeod"--Dustjacket
RED SNOW by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A strategic market analysis of the Nova Scotia mussel industry by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Reparateur of strasbourg by Ian R MacLeod( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Snodgrass and Other Illusions by Ian R MacLeod( file )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
As seen on Sky Arts' Playhouse Presents: Imagine there's no Lennon ... In the reality-altering novella?Snodgrass,? John Lennon sidesteps his musical destiny and instead becomes a civil servant After spending his adolescence like so many others had, playing in a band with friends, John Lennon knows it's time to grow up. Skipping out on the Beatles before they would go on to become one of the greatest rock groups of the twentieth century, John moves to Birmingham. As he watches the exploits of friends Paul, Ringo, and George, John grows older and lives an ordinary life ... and he is left wondering?what if?? With?Snodgrass? as its anchor, this collection of eleven stories also includes?The Chop Girl,? inspired by the infamous Dresden bombing raids;?Past Magic,? a futuristic account of parents cloning their children who have passed away;?New Light on the Drake Equation,? inspired by a man's journey as he searches for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence; and seven more tales that showcase MacLeod's breadth as a writer
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Ian R. MacLeod britischer Schriftsteller
Ian R. MacLeod Brits auteur
Ian R. MacLeod brytyjski pisarz fantastyki
Ian R. MacLeod écrivain britannique
Ian R. MacLeod escritor estadounidense
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English (59)
Polish (6)
French (4)
Spanish (3)
Czech (2)
German (1)
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