Gibbons, World's Finest: Superman and Batman

DC Comics, 1992. Strip met Batman en Superman. 1e druk. Paperback.

Alena Graedon, The Word Exchange

Hachette, 2014. 1e druk. Paperback.

Imagine a world in which books, libraries and newspapers are things of the past. A world in which we spend our time glued to handheld devices called Memes that not only keep us in constant communication but have become so intuitive as to hail taxis before we leave our offices and even create and sell language in a digital marketplace called the Word Exchange.

Anana Johnson works with her father, Doug, at the North American Dictionary of the English Language, and they're hard at work on the final edition that will ever be printed. Then one evening, Doug disappears and Anana discovers a single written clue: ALICE. It's a code word Doug devised to signal if he ever fell into harm's way.

Joined by Bart, her bookish colleague, Anana's search for Doug will take her into dark basement incinerator rooms, underground passages, secret meetings, and ultimately to the hallowed halls of the Oxford English Dictionary - the spiritual home of the written word.

Terry Greenhough, Thought World

NEL, 1977. Een denktank op een asteroïde kent een bonte verzameling van wijsneuzen. 1e druk. Ingebonden. Antiquarisch: zeer goede staat.

Nicola Griffith, Ammonite

DellRey, 2002. "Change or die. These are the only options available on planet Jeep." 1e druk. Paperback.

Ken Grimwood, Replay

Gollancz, 2020. Paperback.

Jeff Winston's life is not how he imagined it would be.  

An unhappy marriage and unrewarding job - and then he died. Aged 43. And woke up again, back in his college room, in 1963, age 18. With all his memories intact. If he applies those memories, he can be rich - he can have anything he wants - in this new chance at life.  

Until he dies at 43 and wakes up in his 18-year-old body again...and again in a continuous 25-year cycle, each time starting from scratch at the age of 18 to reclaim lost loves, make a fortune or remedy past mistakes. And then, in one replayed life, he meets a woman who knows all too well what he is experiencing.   

Replay is a novel of gripping adventure, romance and fascinating speculation on the nature of time. Replay asks the question, 'What if you could live your life over again?'*

Matt Haig, The Humans

Canongate, 2013. 1e druk. Paperback. Antiquarisch: zeer goede staat.

One wet Friday evening, Professor Andrew Martin of Cambridge University solves the world's greatest mathematical riddle. Then he disappears.

When he is found walking naked along the motorway, Professor Martin seems different. Besides the lack of clothes, he now finds normal life pointless. His loving wife and teenage son seem repulsive to him. In fact, he hates everyone on the planet. Everyone, that is, except Newton. And he's a dog.

Can a bit of Debussy and Emily Dickinson keep him from murder? Can the species which invented cheap white wine and peanut butter sandwiches be all that bad? And what is the warm feeling he gets when he looks into his wife's eyes?*

Peter F. Hamilton, A Second Chance at Eden

Macmillan, 1998. Zeven verhalen. 1e druk. Paperback. Antiquarisch: zeer goede staat.

Peter F. Hamilton, The Evolutionary Void

Macmillan, 2010. 1e druk. Paperback.

Peter F. Hamilton’s startling perspectives on tomorrow’s technological and cultural trends span vast tracts of space and time, his stories are as compelling as they are epic in scope, and yet they are always grounded in characters – human, alien and other – who, for all their strangeness, still touch our hearts and fire our imaginations. Now, in The Evolutionary Void, Hamilton concludes the highly acclaimed Commonwealth saga that has unfolded in The Dreaming Void and The Temporal Void. *

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Harry Harrison/Jim Burns, Planet Story

Pierrot, 1979. 1e druk. Ingebonden. SF verhaal, paginagroot geïllustreerd door Jim Burns. Antiquarisch: zeer goede staat.*

M. John Harrison, Light

Uncorrected book proof
Gollancz, 2002. "On the barren surface of an asteroid lie three objects: a spaceship, dice and a skeleton". Paperback.

Peter Heller, The Dog Stars

Headline, 2012. 1e druk. Paperback. Hig, bereaved and traumatised after global disaster, has three things to live for - his dog Jasper, his aggressive but helpful neighbour, and his Cessna aeroplane. He's just about surviving, so long as he only takes his beloved plane for short journeys, and saves his remaining fuel.

But, just once, he picks up a message from another pilot, and eventually the temptation to find out who else is still alive becomes irresistible. So he takes his plane over the horizon, knowing that he won't have enough fuel to get back. What follows is scarier and more life-affirming than he could have imagined. And his story, THE DOG STARS, is a book unlike any you have ever read.*

Brian Herbert en Kevin Anderson, The Winds of Dune

Simon&Schuster, 2009. 1e druk. Paperback.

Between the end of Frank Herbert's DUNE and his next novel, DUNE MESSIAH, lies an intriguing mystery: how a hero adored by a planet became a tyrant hated by a universe. Paul Atreides is the man who overthrew a corrupt empire and then launched a terrible jihad across the galaxy, shedding the blood of trillions. The now-hated tyrant, the blind emperor Paul Muad'Dib, has walked off into the endless desert of the planet Arrakis, known as Dune, leaving his turbulent empire without guidance. It's up to his mother Jessica, with her daughter Alia, the brave troubadour-warrior Gurney Halleck, the resurrected Duncan Idaho, the Fremen leader Stilgar, as well as Paul's wife-in-name and biographer, Princess Irulan, to try and hold an empire together even as it tears itself apart from within and without. *

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Robert Holdstock en Malcolm Edwards, Alien Landscapes

Pierrot, 1979. 1e druk. Paperback. Beschrijving van fictieve planeten, zoals Pern en Arakis. Geïllustreerd door verschillende kunstenaars. Antiquarisch: zeer goede staat.*

Hugh Howey, Wool

Simon & Schuster, 2012. 1e druk. Paperback. This Omnibus Edition collects the five Wool books into a single volume. It is for those who arrived late to the party and who wish to save a dollar or two while picking up the same stories in a single package.

The first Wool story was released as a standalone short in July of 2011. Due to reviewer demand, the rest of the story was released over the next six months. My thanks go out to those reviewers who clamored for more. Without you, none of this would exist. Your demand created this as much as I did.

This is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on the edge. The world outside has grown unkind, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden. But there are always those who hope, who dream. These are the dangerous people, the residents who infect others with their optimism. Their punishment is simple. They are given the very thing they profess to want: They are allowed outside. *

Hugh Howey, Shift

Century, 2013. 1e druk. Ingebonden (geen stofomslag uitgegeven). De voorloper van Wool.*

Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

The Collected Works of...

Chatto & Windus, 1972. Ingebonden. Antiquarisch: goede staat (wat slijtage langs de randen van het stofomslag).

Hillary Jordan, Whe She Woke

Harper, 2012. 1e druk. Pocket.

Lying on a table in a bare room, covered by only a paper gown, Hannah awakens to a nightmare. Cameras broadcast her every move to millions at home, for whom observing new Chromes - criminals whose skin has been genetically altered to match the class of their crime - is a sinister form of entertainment.*

Paul Kieniewicz, Gaia's Children

Matador, 2012. 1e druk. Paperback. This Scottish novel offers a glimpse of a world ravaged by climate change, where heroes struggle against impossible odds to preserve the land, and those whom they love. In a fast paced narrative, the reader is drawn into the lives of climate refugees. Aberdeenshire 2050 In a world transformed by climate change, Scotland has become a war zone. *

Stephen Kiernan, The Curiosity

Hodder, 2014. 1e druk. Pocket. Een man die 100 jaar geleden verdronk wordt tot leven gewekt.*

Damon Knight, Beyond the Barrier

Hamlyn, 1978. Pocket. "Was he human or alien, sent to rescue Earth or to destroy it?" Antiquarisch: goede staat.

Richard Laymon, In the Dark

Headline, 1994. Als een spel geweldadig wordt wil een speler zich terugtrekken, maar de spelleider heeft andere ideeën. 1e druk. Ingebonden. Antiquarisch: goede staat.

Ann Leckie, Ancillary Justice

Orbit, 2013. Paperback.

The colossal warship called The Justice of Toren has been destroyed - but one ship-possessed soldier has escaped the devastation. Used to controlling thousands of hands, thousands of mouths, The Justice now has only two hands, and one mouth with which to tell her tale.

But one fragile, human body might just be enough to take revenge against those who destroyed her.*

Ann Leckie, Ancillary Sword

Orbit, 2014. Paperback. Het vervolg op Ancillary Justice. "Breq is given a new ship and ordered to protect the family of a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood."*

Ann Leckie, Ancillary Mercy

Orbit, 2015. 1e druk. Pocket. Laatste deel rond Breq.*

Jonathan Lethem, Girl in Landscape

Faber, 1998. "The fourteen year old Pella flees a post-apocalyptic Brooklyn to a recently discovered planet". 1e druk. Paperback.

Roger Levy, The Rig

Titan Books, 2018. 1e druk. Paperback.

Earth and the rest of the home solar system is empty of humanity, due to some unspecified catastrophe. But before that time, humans discovered another sun with “seven major planets and few minor ones….” Colonists in suspension (rigor vitae, just one of the many fab neologisms and repurposed words that Levy juicily deploys) traveled there at sublight speeds en masse. “Each bloc took one or two of the main planets, Heartsease, Spindrift, Magnificence, and the twin-mooned Vegaschrist…” Our main story venues will be three: the world of Gehenna, dominated by religious fundamentalists. The world of Bleak, dominated by the titular rigs, gigantic platforms and mechanisms that extract the valuable molten core-stuff of the planet. And the tiny world called Peco, dominated by the crimelord Ethan Drame. Additionally in the background lurks a sealed-off enigma world christened “the unsaid planet.”*

Cixin Liu, The Three-Body Problem

Tor, 2016. 1e druk. Paperback. Een geheim militair project probeert contact op te nemen met buitenaardse levensvormen. Dom idee.*

Cixin Liu, The Dark Forest

The Three-Body Problem, book 1
Head Zeus, 2016. Paperback. De mensheid moet zich voorbereiden op een buitenaardse invasie.*

MagiCon 50th World SF Convention Souvenir Book

Grootformaat paperback met foto's, illustraties, artikelen en verhalen van de eregasten.

Sondra Marshak en Myrna Culbreath, The Fate of the Phoenix

Julan May, Orion Arm

The Rampart Worlds, book 2
Voyager, 2000. Twee eeuwen in de toekomst domineert de mensheid het universum. En dan komen ze in contact met een geweldadig ras. 1e druk. Paperback. Antiquarisch: zeer goede staat.

Julian May, Sagittarius Whorl

The Rampart Worlds, book 3
Voyager, 2001. Helly probeert bewijs te vinden dat een invasie op handen is. 1e druk. Paperback. Antiquarisch: zeer goede staat.

Jack McDevitt, The Long Sunset

An Academy Novel

Saga Press, 2018. 1e druk. Ingebonden.

From Nebula Award winner Jack McDevitt comes the eighth installment in the popular The Academy series—Priscilla “Hutch” Hutchins discovers an interstellar message from a highly advanced race that could be her last chance for a mission before the program is shut down for good.

Hutch has been the Academy’s best pilot for decades. She’s had numerous first contact encounters and even became a minor celebrity. But world politics have shifted from exploration to a growing fear that the program will run into an extraterrestrial race more advanced than humanity and war.

Despite taking part in the recent scientific breakthrough that rejuvenates the human body and expands one’s lifespan, Hutch finds herself as a famous interstellar pilot with little to do, until a message from an alien race arrives.

The message is a piece of music from an unexplored area. Despite the fact that this alien race could pose a great danger and that this message could have taken several thousand years to travel, the program prepares the last interstellar ship for the journey. As the paranoia grows, Hutch and her crew make an early escape—but what they find at the other end of the galaxy is completely unexpected.

Ian McDonald, River of Gods

Pocket Books, 2005. Paperback. Gezet 40 jaar in de toekomst moeten 8 personages het zien te redden in een India, geteisterd door droogte en oorlog.

Stephenie Meyer, The Host

Uncorrected bound proof

Sphere, 2008. 1st edition. Paperback. De mensheid is overgenomen door een buitenaards ras. Melanie weet de geïmplanteerde parasiet te weerstaan door zich te concentreren op haar liefde voor Jared.

Mark Michalowski, Doctor Who: Shining Darkness

BBC Books, 2008. 1e druk. Ingebonden (geen stofomslag uitgegeven).

For Donna Noble, the Andromeda galaxy is a long, long way from home. But even two and a half million light years from Earth, danger lurks around every corner...A visit to an art gallery turns into a race across space to uncover the secret behind a shadowy organisation. From the desert world of Karris to the interplanetary scrapyard of Junk, the Doctor and Donna discover that appearances can be deceptive, that enemies are lurking around every corner - and that the centuries-long peace between humans and machines may be about to come to an end. Because waiting in the wings to bring chaos to the galaxy is The Cult of Shining Darkness. This title features the Doctor and Donna as played by David Tennant and Catherine Tate in the hit series from BBC Television*

Moebius 3

The Collected Fantasies of Jean Giraud
Titan Books, 1990. 1e druk. Paperback. Diverse stripverhalen in één band.

Gray Morrow, The Illustrated Roger Zelazny

The Authorized full-color book of fantasy and SF
Baronet, 1978. 1e druk. Paperback. Diverse verhalen van Zelazny in stripvorm. Antiquarisch: zeer goede staat.

Meg Mundell, Black Glass

Scribner, 2012. 1e druk. Paperback.

Tally and Grace are teenage sisters living on the outskirts of society, dragged from one no-hope town to the next by their fugitive father. When an explosion rips their lives apart, they flee separately to the city. The girls had always imagined that beyond the remote regions lay another, brighter world: glamorous, promising, full of luck. But, as each soon discovers, if one arrives broke, homeless, and alone, the city is a dangerous place—a place where commerce and surveillance rule, and undocumented people like themselves are confined to life’s shady margins. Now Tally and Grace must struggle to find each other and survive.

Linda Nagata, Vast

Gollancz, 2000. "Aboard a giant starship four survivors of an ancient alien war are making a desperate journey.". 1e druk. Ingebonden. Antiquarisch: zeer goede staat.