Peter F. Hamilton

Book Shambles

Best selling science fiction author Peter F. Hamilton joins Robin and Bec in studio this week to talk about what goes into creating massive ‘space opera’ worlds like that of his latest book Salvation Lost. They talk about science fiction influences, which sci-fi books got turned into movies that were actually good and why Robin’s local library wouldn’t allow him to order a book by Eric Idle…

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Reading List

Peter recommends:

The Dreaming Void by Peter F Hamilton

The Night’s Dawn Trilogy by Peter F Hamilton

The work of W.E. Johns

The work of CS Lewis

The work of Aldous Huxley

The work of Arthur C Clarke

The work of Anne McCaffrey

The work of Larry Niven

The work of Robert A. Heinlein

The Saga of the Exiles by Julian May

Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang

The work of Terry Pratchett

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

Bec recommends:

Salvation by Peter F Hamilton

The Goosebumps series by RL Stine

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

This Place Has No Atmosphere by Paula Danziger

Robin recommends:

Jerusalem by Alan Moore

Salvation Lost by Peter F Hamilton

The Amazing Stories magazine

Frankenstein by Mary Shelly

Somnium by Johannes Kepler

The Rutland Dirty Weekend Book by Eric Idle

The Adjustment Bureau by Philip K Dick

Roadside Picnic by Arkady Strugatsky and Boris Strugatsky

The Sentinel by Arthur C Clarke

Sunfall by Jim Al-Khalili

The Ganymede Takeover by Philip K Dick and Ray Nelson

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

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