He brought us The Prestige and The Separation — but Christopher Priest isn't done beguiling us. Priest's new novel The Adjacent includes stage magicians, weird physics, near-future super-weapons and tons more. And we've got an exclusive preview chapter!
Are you thinking about cloning yourself or someone else? Well, STOP RIGHT THERE, SIR OR MADAM. The cloning experience is fraught with dangers you may not be aware of, or have forgotten, or are simply too dumb to realize (I don’t know how smart you are). Before you clone anything, read this.
Consequences are what give actions depth, and when magic and high intrigue are in the mix, the consequences can be huge. Have a look at the most terrible fates that fantasy characters have ever met.