Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
In the swinging seventies, Richard Jeperson – secret agent of the
Diogenes Club – solves crimes too strange for Britain's police. His
fashion sense is gaudy, his enemies deadly, his associates glamorous.