The "Xeelee Sequence" comprises the four novels "Raft", "Timelike Infinity", "Flux" and "Ring", and this collection of linked stories. The stories feature characters such as Michael Poole, the wormhole technology genius from "Timelike Infinity", Lieserl and, of course, the Xeelee.
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`The stories are the purest distillation of hard SF. They add up to an essential collection' INTERZONE
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About Stephen Baxter
Stephen Baxter applied to become an astronaut in 1991. He didn't make it, but achieved the next best thing by becoming a science fiction writer, and his novels and short stories have been published and won awards around the world. His science background is in maths and engineering. He is married and lives in Buckinghamshire.
Vacuum Diagrams by Stephen Baxter
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