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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun Jun 27, 2010 8:36 pm

For anyone interested Terry almost there .

2010 Locus awards announced
Winner: The City & The City, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK)
Also nominated:
Unseen Academicals, Terry Pratchett (Harper; Doubleday UK)
Drood, Dan Simmons (Little, Brown)
Palimpsest, Catherynne M. Valente (Bantam Spectra)
Finch, Jeff VanderMeer (Underland)

Winner: “An Invocation of Incuriosity,” Neil Gaiman (Songs of the Dying Earth)
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Postby michelanCello » Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:55 am


Go, Terry! :wink:
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Postby mspanners » Mon Jun 28, 2010 6:20 am

That is interesting as Unseen is not one of the strongest of Terry's books (only my opinion , others will disagree I am sure) but it is good to see Him getting more lime light, I got cheesed off with seeing J. K. Rowling face every where and Hairy Snotter Covers .... 8)

Go Terry GO! :lol:
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Jul 01, 2010 5:16 pm

And don't let us get started on Sparkly Vampires! :roll:
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Postby joemcf » Thu Jul 01, 2010 5:31 pm

Us or stephen king. He slagged that woman stupid. :D
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Postby Dotsie » Thu Jul 01, 2010 6:01 pm

mspanners wrote:That is interesting as Unseen is not one of the strongest of Terry's books

Well it didn't win :wink: I really liked it though.
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Postby Danny B » Sat Jul 03, 2010 7:54 pm

I'm another one firmly in the UU lovin' camp. :D I have to say though, just being nominated for a Nebula when the field is that strong is massively high praise. China Miéville, Cat Valente and Dan Simmons' books were all mind bendingly good. I can't speak for the Vandermeer since I haven't read it yet, but if it's as good as the others this has been a vintage 18 months for SF&F and no mistake, considering how good some of the novels which failed to make the shortlist were.
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