Saving for a Sunny Day

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  • Author: Ian Watson
  • Introduction: Adam Roberts
  • Date Published: 6th April 2012
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NewCon Press are proud to present a long overdue new collection (his first since 2006’s The Butterflies of Memory) from one of Britain’s most influential and creative writers – in any genre, let alone science fiction. Fifteen previously uncollected stories personally selected by the author, each accompanied by comments regarding their inspiration. The collection is introduced by Adam Roberts, who takes the opportunity to assess Ian’s entire oeuvre. A must-read for anyone who enjoys high quality, thought-provoking fiction.

1. Introduction by Adam Roberts

2. The Walker in the Cemetery

3. Cages

4. Weredog of Bucharest

5. Palm Sunday

6. Some Fast Thinking Needed

7. The Globe of the Genius

8. Nadia’s Nectar

9. Dee-Dee and the Dumpy Dancers (with Mike Allen)

10. Nose For Such Things

11. Long Stay

12. Bohemian Rhapsody

13. Tales From the Zombible

14. A Waterfall of Lights

15. A Walk of Solace with my Dead Baby

16. Saving for a Sunny Day

“He writes a heady, zest-filled prose that whips up a froth of speculation about anthropology and linguistics, topology, structuralism and astrophysics…” J.G. Ballard

Saving for a Sunny Day will be published as a special signed hardback edition, limited to just 100 copies, and as an A5 paperback.

Launched April 6th, 2012. 304 pages.

Signed Limited Edition Hardback: £19.99 Paperback: £9.99