John Clute is one of the most highly respected critics in the science fiction field, for which he has won numerous awards. In addition to writing many acclaimed essays and articles, he edited and contributed to both The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, both landmark works of reference. He moved from Canada, where he was born, in 1969 and now lives in London.
A revised and expanded guide to science fiction, which contains over 4300 entries. This book takes into account all the changes which have happened in the genre since the first edition in 1979, and includes the advent of game worlds, graphic novels, technothrillers and survivalist fiction.
Saint Martin's Press Inc
It is the dawn of the fourth millennium, and for trader Nathaneal Freer it is business as usual. His latest commission - to deliver a shipment of nanoforges to the planet Eolhxir - is routine enough. All seems well, but it is not. A virulent data plague is infecting the local spiral arm of the galaxy all the way from Old Earth. And a trap has been laid that will draw Freer into an eonsold conflict. APPLESEED is filled with wild high tech, weird aliens, and wonderful vistas.