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Geoff Ryman
Geoff Ryman is a Canadian living in the United Kingdom. His first book based on events in Cambodia was published in 1985, the award-winning The Unconquered Country. The King's Last Song was inspired by a visit to an Australian archaeological dig at Angkor Wat in 2000. He has been a regular... show more

Geoff Ryman is a Canadian living in the United Kingdom. His first book based on events in Cambodia was published in 1985, the award-winning The Unconquered Country. The King's Last Song was inspired by a visit to an Australian archaeological dig at Angkor Wat in 2000. He has been a regular visitor since, teaching writing workshops in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap twice, and publishing three further novellas set in Cambodia. In Britain he produced documentaries for Resonance FM, London, on Cambodian Arts. He has published nine other books and won fourteen awards. He teaches creative writing at the University of Manchester.
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Birth date: January 01, 1951
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LitReactor
LitReactor rated it 10 years ago
Title: The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2 Who wrote it: Edited by Gordon Van Gelder, winner of the Hugo Award for his editorial work on The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, this collection includes stories from an impressive list of authors, such as: Stephen King, Rober...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 10 years ago
(I got a copy of this book from NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.)3.5 stars for this collection of 27 stories, some of which are funny and grotesque, some others dark and disturbing.Strangely, I didn't feel that much of a connection with a lot of those. Maybe I've become picky after a few...
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Bob @ Beauty in Ruins rated it 10 years ago
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bookaneer
bookaneer rated it 10 years ago
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altheaann rated it 10 years ago
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