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Ian Watson
Ian Watson, born 1943, has 40 or 50 books to his credit, mainly SF, including almost a dozen story collections, now available as ebooks through Gollancz´s www.sfgateway.com (except for the 4 lurid psychotic Gothic space operas which he wrote for Games Workshop´s Warhammer 40K universe). Almost a... show more

Ian Watson, born 1943, has 40 or 50 books to his credit, mainly SF, including almost a dozen story collections, now available as ebooks through Gollancz´s www.sfgateway.com (except for the 4 lurid psychotic Gothic space operas which he wrote for Games Workshop´s Warhammer 40K universe). Almost a year spent eyeball to eyeball with Stanley Kubrick resulted in screen credit for the Screen Story of A.I. Artificial Intelligence, directed by Steven Spielberg after Kubrick´s death.Nowadays Ian lives in the north of Spain, with a lively website at www.ianwatson.info The photo shows him in the ancient library of the University of Salamanca in November 2012. His most recent novel, in collaboration with Andy West, is The Waters of Destiny in the form of 3 ebooks, Assassins, Tongue of Knowledge, and Death Overflows (see www.watersofdestiny.com) about the true cause of the Black Death.
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Birth date: January 01, 1943
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Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it 3 years ago
Anthology. I only read stories 1 through 6 so my rating is based only on those stories. 2.58 out of 5 stars. 1. The Truth About Werewolves by Lisa Tuttle. This story was very confusing. A woman is obsessed with werewolves, starts a support group to meet one, meets one who "changes" maybe, and then h...
Rachel's books
Rachel's books rated it 4 years ago
I got this *just* for the Kitty story and I'm getting caught up on books I have before the last book comes out. I skimmed some of the other stories, but none caught my attention."Kitty Learns the Ropes"- very typical Kitty. I liked it, but it didn't really add anything to the series. It's one that c...
markk
markk rated it 5 years ago
To be honest, this was a difficult novel for me to like. Perhaps this was because of the underlying current of negativity throughout it. I felt that Watson was projecting some of the more developments of the 1970s forward in a way that was similar to what Wilson Tucker did in The Year of the Quiet S...
we were young and naive still
we were young and naive still rated it 6 years ago
Read only the Kitty Norville short story, Kitty learns the ropes.
Literary Ames
Literary Ames rated it 8 years ago
Rating based on two of the fifteen stories."Kitty Learns the Ropes" by Carrie Vaughn ~ 2 starsA throwaway story from the Kitty universe."The Aarne-Thompson Classification Revue" by Holly Black ~ 4 starsA slightly surreal story about a werewolf girl struggling with her nature and her growing acceptan...
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