science fiction, short stories
The fifth volume in the ‘Imaginings’ series of previously uncollected SF stories.
This book collects stories that were written and published between the years 2007-2012, and also includes two brand new stories – ‘A. H.’ and ‘Higher Up’ – that Nina Allan wrote especially for it.
- The Phoney War
- A. H.
- Flying in the Face of God
- Higher Up
Nina Allan was born in Whitechapel, London, grew up in the Midlands and West Sussex, and studied Russian literature at the University of Exeter and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. She wrote her first short story at the age of six. Recurring obsessions include old clocks and rare insects, forgotten manuscripts and abandoned houses. Writers who have inspired and continue to inspire her include among many others Vladimir Nabokov, Iris Murdoch, Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Auster, J. G Ballard, Roberto Bolano, M. John Harrison and of course Christopher Priest, her partner and first reader. They live and work in the historic seaside town of Hastings, East Sussex.
Nina's stories have appeared regularly in premier British