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27 Mar 2017
Space tethers, Iranian scientists, Japanese tech wizards, NORAD, the CIA: Orbital Cloud has all this and more. Fujii gives us 500-plus pages of complex calculations, brilliant technological counterterrorism strategies, and a plot that accelerates with the speed of a space tether's terminal apparatus zooming off into space at 17.7 km/s. But (I hear you asking) would a person (such as myself) who shivers at the mere word "calculus" enjoy such a book? And my answer is absolutely. For this is one of Fujii's strengths: the ability to draw the reader in with a gripping tale of international intrigue and spies spying on other spies that is built upon a foundation of accurate orbital mechanics.…
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1 Dec 2017
For our latest author interview we're excited to welcome Maria Haskins, author of 'Balawats portar' 'The Gates of Balawat', reprinted in ourĀ SeptemberĀ issue, to talk to us about short fiction, museums and her favourite reads of 2017.
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