The Wasp Factory

Frank, no ordinary sixteen year old, lives with his father outside a remote Scottish village Their life is, to say the least, unconventional Frank s mother abandoned them years ago his elder brother Eric is confined to a psychiatric hospital and his father measures out his eccentricities on an

The Algebraist

It is 4034 Humanity has made it to the stars Fassin Taak, a Slow Seer at the Court of the Nasqueron Dwellers, will be fortunate if he makes it to the end of the year The Nasqueron Dwellers inhabit a gas giant on the outskirts of the galaxy, in a system awaiting its wormhole connection to the rest

The Crow Road

It was the day my grandmother exploded I sat in the crematorium, listening to my Uncle Hamish quietly snoring in harmony to Bach s Mass in B Minor, and I reflected that it always seemed to be death that drew me back to Gallanach Prentice McHoan has returned to the bosom of his complex but