Keeping It Real
by Justina Robson
Gollancz Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 057507907x
Date: 09 November, 2006 List Price £6.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
The mass market edition of the latest novel by Justina Robson, one of the UK's top drawer female SF writers. Gollancz, who has recently acquired her, have not messed about in getting this edition into book stores so soon after the original release - only six months ago. Robson had four acclaimed novels published with Macmillan (one of which, Mappa Mundi, I reviewed back in our October 2001 issue) but with this change of publishers there has also been a slight alteration in tone. Her new novel Keeping It Real is a much more gutsy and action-packed affair than we've seen before from Robson, though it is a no less thoughtful and incisive work.
"...a fun-filled, energetic and escapist romp in a world warped by magic and weirdness, full of humour and one of the most unique and compelling female characters ever created in an SF novel" -- Publisher's Blurb.