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Solaris Rising is the 1st in an exhilarating new sequence of anthologies which are set to reaffirm Solaris’s proud attractiveness for generating top of the range technology fiction.

Solaris emerging is the 1st in an exhilarating new sequence of anthologies which are set to reaffirm Solaris’s proud acceptance for generating prime quality technology fiction.

The booklet will characteristic all unique brief tales from many best-selling authors similar to Peter F. Hamilton, Alastair Reynolds, Stephen Baxter, Paul di Filippo, Adam Roberts, Lavie Tidhar, Ian Watson, Ken MacLeod, Mike Resnick, Tricia Sullivan, Eric Brown, Steve Rasnic Tem in addition to different best identify authors; tales absolute to shock, thrill and pleasure, demonstrating why technological know-how fiction continues to be the main leading edge, pleasing, and downright fascinating style of all.

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