Tag: A Man of Shadows

Angry Robot, Author Appearances

Author Appearance: Jeff Noon

Angry Robot author Jeff NoonTo celebrate the 25 years since his Arthur C Clarke Award winning debut novel Vurt was published Jeff Noon is going back to where it all began!

Jeff Noon will be returning to Manchester on Tuesday 29th May where he will appear, or possibly manifest, for an event at HOME to discuss the origins of Vurt, the publishing industry, experimental fiction, and his own secrets on how to create fiction.

There will also

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Angry Robot, Cover Art, Exclusive Excerpts

The Library Must Be Built: The Body Library Cover Reveal

It’s here. Oh my GOODNESS, it’s here!

The new cover for Jeff Noon‘s The Body Library has arrived and it’s just as wonderful as you’d expect. Our thanks, as always, to Amazing15 for such a great design.

The Body Library continues the adventures of John Nyquist – who we first met in last August’s A Man of Shadows – as he enters a city where stories take on a life of their own.

Here’s the synopsis:

In a city where words come to life and reality is infected by stories, private eye John Nyquist wakes up in a

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Interviews

Ask Jeff Noon ANYTHING!

A Man of Shadows by Jeff Noon

Have you ever had the urge to ask Jeff Noon – the godfather of avant garde, cerebral, speculative fiction – a question?

If you have, August 15 is a good time to do so, as Jeff will be taking part in a Reddit AMA over on r/books.

In case you’ve not heard of Jeff, he’s an award-winning British cult novelist, short story writer and

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Competitions, Cover Art

A Man of Bricks – Competition Time: Build Our Covers from Lego

A Man of Bricks with coverIt seems that our editorial assistant has too much time on his hands (we’ll fix that), and was inspired to recreate, in Lego, the cover for Jeff Noon’s new book A Man of Shadows, designed by master cover artist Will Staehle.

From Jeff:

“Seeing Nick’s fantastic Lego remix of the Man of Shadows cover reminded me that a novel is never quite finished: it exists in various forms, some more jagged

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Cover Art

Cover Reveal: A Man of Shadows by Jeff Noon

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It’s time to step into the shadows with the electrifying new novel A Man of Shadows, from the very talented Jeff Noon, author of the award winning novel Vurt.

Here’s the synopsis:

Below the neon skies of Dayzone – where the lights never go out, and night has been banished – lowly private eye John Nyquist takes on a teenage runaway case. His quest takes him from Dayzone into the permanent dark of Nocturna.

As the vicious, seemingly

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Angry Robot

Not that we’d recommend everyone submits this way…

Or, here’s how we signed up Jeff Noon’s amazing A Man of Shadows through the magical power of Twitter…

Picture the scene: it was March 3rd, a perfectly ordinary Thursday here on planet Earth. All of a sudden there was a ping on my Twitter feed, as a tweet mentioning my name turned in my notifications. This is what it said:

Sign him!
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Angry Robot

New Signing: Jeff Noon

Hello, you folks!

We have some rather exciting news to share with you. Jeff Noon, that master of reality-bending science fiction has signed a deal with us for not one but TWO books, the first being A Man of Shadows due for release in August 2017.
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