Napoleonika — (1997-2000) Grimwood’s note: Written between 1993-1995 at a kitchen table in Tottenham, North London, neoAddix was eventually published by New English Library, part of Hodder, in January 1997 (having spent over a year gathering dust at Gollancz, then in the middle of a take over). Marketed by NEL as a cyber noir ultra-shocker, described by Maxim as featuring a ‘plutonium-density plot’ & categorised by Dick Jude of Forbidden Planet fame as ‘weirdshit’, this was the book on which I learnt to write. (Well, began to learn. So take that into account.) This is, sadly, the cut-version I sent to NEL since I’ve lost the files for the original, longer book. Contains sex, violence, drugs, clichés, DOS prompts, modems that beep at you and other things that may now be unacceptable. This is not an advertisement. Simply an observation.
9Tail Fox — (2005) Publisher: Sergeant Bobby Zha of the SFPD is desperate to find out who murdered him. But he also needs the answers to some other questions. Like, why is he in another man’s body? Why is someone trying to kill him, again… And why is he being haunted by a nine-tailed Celestial fox? From the shell-shattered ruins of Stalingrad in 1942 to the present-day politics of San Francisco’s Chinatown, 9Tail Fox is evocative of place and crystal-clear in its depiction of character.
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